2018 Easter Weekend services at Hope City Presbyterian Church

Easter 2018

Hymns of the Passion Venue: Cape Town Union Church, Kloof Street. Time: 8pm, Thursday 29 March 2018. Bookings: The event is free but bookings are required as spaces are limited: We begin the weekend on Thursday evening with Hymns of the Passion – an evening of poetry in song as we enter into the narrative of Christ’s journey from the […]

Hope City presents Hymns of the Passion, a musical retelling of of Hallgrímur Pétursson's Passíusálmar

Hymns of the Passion

A musical retelling of Hallgrímur Pétursson’s Passíusálmar DATE: 29 March 2018 TIME: 20:00 – 21:15 VENUE: Cape Town Union Church, cnr Kloof & Eaton Streets, Gardens. Entrance is free, however bookings are required because seats are limited.  Throughout the centuries some of the richest expressions of religious sentiment has been contained within great art. Hallgrímur Pétursson’s […]

Carols by Candlelight...with a touch of folk

Carols by Candlelight…with a touch of folk 2017

We are thrilled to present the 4th annual installment of our increasingly popular “Carols By Candlelight…with a touch of folk.”  Join us for an evening of traditional Christmas carols interspersed with Bible readings and thoughtful reflection. Come and experience the Christmas story again through the songs that celebrate the miraculous birth, the humble beginnings, and […]

Reformation 500

Reformation 500

Join us in celebrating 500 years of the Reformation. We’ve assembled a great line-up of speakers to help us understand the significance of the Reformation as we remember our Christian heritage and how God has been at work in Church history. All the events are free. Saturday morning, while still free, includes snacks and requires […]

Why I Am A Christian

Why I Am A Christian

The audio for this series of talks can be accessed here: WHY I AM A CHRISTIAN My name is Stephen, I’m the pastor of a small church in the Cape Town CBD. Yes, a pastor! That means I spend a lot of time teaching people about the Christian faith. Maybe it’s incredulous to you that […]

Sermon Series: Community


A New York Times article in December of 2016 reported a growing epidemic affecting at least 40% of the population in the United States. This particular condition is known to have dire physical, mental, and emotional consequences. Some symptoms include sleep disruption, accelerated cognitive decline, altered immune systems, higher levels of inflammation and stress hormones, […]

The Evening Service

The Evening Service

WHEN & WHERE The Evening Service doesn’t run every Sunday, but rather as a block of services for a few weeks at a time. We usually group our services around a particular topic of interest and spread them out over the course of the year. We don’t have a series running at present.We’ll update the […]

Easter Weekend 2017

Easter Weekend 2017

We have a special set of services prepared for Easter Weekend and would love for you to join us during this deeply meaningful time of contemplation and celebration of Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Thursday 13 April at 8pm: We begin the Easter Weekend with Hymns of the Passion – an original musical retelling of […]

Sermon series title: Have Mercy On Me O God

Have Mercy On Me, O God

We all live with a past. We all regret things we’ve done and circumstances we’ve been embroiled in. We’re learning more and more, from modern psychology, that our past has a significant bearing upon our present and our future. Living with deep regret, shame, and guilt is the reality of so many people, from all […]

Sermon Series: The Road to the Cross

The Road to the Cross

In Luke 9:51, after spending 9 chapters telling us who Jesus is, Luke, the author, tells us this one very important detail: “As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem.” Just earlier in that same chapter the lights went on for the disciples and they […]