Easter

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 […]

Ash Wednesday 2016

Lent & Ash Wednesday

Lent at Hope City Presbyterian Lent is the 40 days (excluding Sundays) leading up to Easter, celebrated by the Church since at least the 4th century, if not earlier. Traditionally, it is a time that the church intentionally engages in a period of repentance and renewal as it prepares to celebrate Easter. Good Friday and […]

Tenebrae - a service of shadows

Tenebrae – A Service of Shadows

Join us on Thursday 17 April at 9pm as we mark the start of our Easter weekend services with a service of Tenebrae. The service of Tenebrae, meaning “darkness” or “shadows,” has been practiced by the church since medieval times. Once a service for the monastic community, Tenebrae later became an important part of the […]