Reflection on University Crises (circulated widely on 29 Sep 2016)
29/09/2016: The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) is unequivocal in its support of the poor and marginalised of society, understanding this to be in line with the call of the Gospel. As such the UPCSA wishes to express its solidarity with those currently caught up in the protests against University and College fees who, for historical reasons or otherwise, find themselves disenfranchised because of the high level of tuition fees preventing many from pursuing a tertiary education. Click here to read and/or download the UPCSA statement.
REFLECTION ON SONA 12TH FEBRUARY 2015
13/02/2015: The Parliamentary proceedings and occurrences on the evening of the 12th February 2015 are a cause for grave concern. They caused irreparable damage to the reputation of the nation, locally and internationally. Click here to read and/or download the UPCSA statement.
Collapsed Church Building in Lagos
23/09/2014: The UPCSA adds its voice in sending our condolences to the families of the 115 people, including the 84 South Africans who lost their lives in the Lagos Synagogue Church of All Nations Guest House collapse in Nigeria. Click here to read and/or download the UPCSA statement. OR Click here to read and/or download the SACC statement.
40 Days For Life
24/09/2014: The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa joins the worldwide movement to protect mothers and babies. 40 Days for Life is a peaceful, pro-life effort that has been embraced by more than 625,000 volunteers in 539 cities across 24 nations. The campaign takes place from 24 September to 02 November 2014. Read and/or download the document.
Statement on the Gaza Developments
04/08/2014: This is the Statement released today by the SACC regarding Israel and Palestine. The UPCSA fully endorses the position set forth in it. Read and/or download the document.
2014 General Elections
05/03/2014: It was recently announced that the 7th of May has now been offically declared as the day for General elections in South Africa. Read and/or download the document.
06/12/2013: It is with deep sadness and painful acceptance that we embrace the news of the passing away of Mr Nelson R. Mandela, the Former President of the Republic of South Africa. Read and/or download the document.
Violence and Abuse
07/03/2013: The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa is deeply alarmed and shocked by the violence and abuse against children and women in South Africa. Read and/or download the document.
22/10/2007: The Executive Commission affirms that Christian marriage is defined
within the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa as…Read and/or download the document.