National Covid-19 Lockdown
See the offical government website for the latest information
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Church services
1. Resumption of Church services and events:
The Church will be open on Sundays for 08:00 and 09:30 Church Services. There is going to be a strict limit of 50 people at each Service. Our 09h30 Sunday service will be 'streamed' on our Facebook Page
Please book online for a place at a church service
or book via the office on 021-852 5303. Bookings for the Sunday Services will close on Friday at 12:00, and on Monday at 12:00 for the Wednesday Services
Teen Church – bookings also done in the above link.
Also see our Facebook page for other events that are happening.
Sunday 18 April 08:00
- Sunday Service with Revd Mpumelelo Masoabi.
Sunday 18 April 09:30
- Sunday Service with Revd Andrew Hefkie, also on Facebook Live.
Friday 23 April 18:00 - 19:00
- BRIC (Grade 1 to 7).
Friday 23 April 19:00 - 20:30
- Crash (Youth) BRIC (Grade 8 to 12).
Sunday 25 April 08:00
- Sunday Service with Revd Ralph Afghan.
Sunday 25 April 09:30
- Sunday Service with Revd Ralph Afghan, also on Facebook Live.
Good news! After a year of being inactive, our library is once more available to our readers. Lockdown did not stop donations and we have many new books. These books have been placed on display on the pew in front of the main shelves. Do not forget to fill in the loan book. As a special boost to get everyone going, you may take three books each. Enjoy!.
3. 95 Glorious Years
of Queen Elizabth the 2nd
Somerset West United Church, directed by Bevan Sylvester, presents a musical celebration at 15:00 on both Saturday 24 April and Sunday 25 April.
Limited tickets at R50pp are available from the office. Refreshments will be on sale. Contact Ruth on 072 537 8922 for more information.
4. Jersey Month
We will be celebrating Jersey Month in May. Any good quality warm clothes, blankets, beanies, and jerseys will be happily received. There will be a collection box at the entrance of the Church. You can start dropping off the items starting this Sunday
5. Ruach Counselling Centre
is open and running both face to face and virtual consultations. We are starting a new video series bringing awareness on different issues. We will have a new video twice a month. Please watch on our Facebook page and share with friends.
This week Pinky shares a few steps to help you prepare for your first time attending a counselling session and to dispel any anxiety or resistance you may initially be feeling.
Please contact the Manager, Pinky Pitolo on 021 852 8176 or 078 796 1272 or email@example.com to set up an appointment. Sessions available by appointment only. The Centre follows strict Covid-19 regulations.
6. Weekly food ministry to folk on the roadside
. This ministry has continued throughout the festive season, with renewed high demand. We invite you to help butter and pack roadside hampers on Thursdays from 09:00 to 10:00. We also need some to help distribute. Contact the church office if you feel called to "do unto the least of Jesus' sisters and brothers". Material and cash contributions are also welcome.
7. Computer Screens
If anyone has no need for two computer screens the Church Office has a warm and loving home for them. Please contact the Office for more information.
On-going Pantry Needs:
Canned – meat/tuna, fruit and vegetables; packet soup; pasta/rice; peanut butter/jam; Weet-Bix/Oats; Marmite/Fish paste; biscuits; tea/coffee/sugar; long life milk; personal care products and small washing powder.