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Spring has sprung: A lick of paint, fire drills and green thumbs.

The weather is getting warmer, and we can feel that spring is in the air. But, colourful blossoms on the trees are not the only signs of a new season that we’re rejoicing in. As a Children’s Ministry Team, we have a spring in our step and we’re joyfully celebrating a number of ‘new blossoms’ […]

Get Connected

We’re living in times where everyone is incredibly well connected. At any moment we can have a chat or a face-to-face video conversation with a friend or family member anywhere in the world. We have access to unlimited knowledge at the tip of our fingers. We have countless social media connections and have often intimate […]

The New Missionary Flat

by Paul Schamberger New missionary flat at RUC is like a home from home RUC recently announced the opening of a spacious new flat on the church’s property for visiting missionaries and their families. Paul Schamberger asked Jenni Kurten, Missions Co-ordinator, and Erin Wiesner, who project-managed the refurbishment and the furnishing of the new accommodation, about […]

Q&A with Missionary Wendy Lock

What is your personal background? I was born in England but in 1975,  my family immigrated to South Africa. I was four years old.  That was when we joined Rosebank Union Church.  It was still meeting in the old Spanish church on Tyrwhitt Avenue. I went through the Sunday School and Youth Groups at Rosebank […]

Holiday Club 2018

Holiday Club for the kids: The Mission 28:19 Holiday Club !  We had a church filled with hundreds of children learning who Jesus is, what He did for us and what we should do for Him.  The week was packed with learning through fun games, crafts and activities and the kids have met our superhero […]

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Partnering with you to create lasting change in Alexandra

I recently found an inspiring quote from our nation’s great leader: “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity; it is an act of justice. Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and erradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation […]

Our Differences Make a Difference – and that’s God’s plan!

The conditions for revival as we see in scripture include confession and repentance from presumptuous and wilful sins and seeking and pursuing the heart of God. Sin is an obstacle to authentic Christian living. Therefore, it is critical that it be dealt with in our personal lives and within God’s community. Many a time the […]

A life lived on mission for God

In celebration of the life of Edward Thomas, by Ros Thomas You can’t really export something that you don’t honestly believe in. It has nothing to do with your circumstances or your feelings but your unflinching  trust in an unchanging God. It is better not to say anything than to be a fake. On the […]

Martin Luther

To understand Martin Luther we need to understand something of the world into which he was born in November 1483. The period of history known as the Middle Ages (approximately 700-1300AD) was characterised by hardship, war and little scholarship. Gradually during the 14th century AD Europe started to experience more peace and stability and there […]