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Our government has issued a document for public services regarding guidelines after the easing of our national lockdown. The section under 2.2 is of great importance to help with advice regarding the cleaning and disinfecting of your workspaces:

Our Core Ministry for Congregational Ministry made the following document about the trauma of COVID-19, compiled by a clinical psychologist, Aimee Jasson, available to us. Please read it and share it with as many people as possible, especially those who work with children, youth, and elderly people. Trauma of COVID19

The Moderamen of URCSA Cape Regional Synod took note of the announcement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 26 May 2020 that places of worship may open from 1 June 2020. The Moderamen supports the call of the President for a national day of prayer on Sunday, 31 May 2020. However, the Moderamen would like […]

We are on the eve of Level 3. What will the new phase look like and what will be the disaster relief measures? It remains an ongoing process of interpretation and adaptation. Meanwhile, Badisa has issued full disaster relief guidelines to its programmes and it is good to take note – read here. This strategy […]

Reporting in this past weekend’s local newspapers about centralizing any food supply and aid to communities in need are causing turmoil and uncertainty in congregations. Along with this, there are municipal letters and statements in the same vein from other parts of the country that are circulating on social media and deepening this concern. Read more about the […]

Moderators Rev Nelis Janse van Rensburg (DRC) and Dr Llewellyn MacMaster (URC) call on us: Diaconia, the joint compassion ministry of the Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church in the Western Cape and the Uniting Reformed Church Cape Region Synod, have announced their disaster relief strategy to improve food security and humanitarian aid in the […]