South Africa

Unitarian Church of South Africa

Status: 
Full Member
Members: 
110
Ministers: 
2
Founded: 
1867 by The Rev. David Faure of the Dutch Reformed Church, who had absorbed liberal views while studying for the ministry in the Netherlands. On returning to South Africa, he was rejected and established an independent congregation. After his retirement, the congregation was served by a succession of ministers from Britain and the U.S and South Africa.
Congregations: 

1 congregation in Cape Town, 3 fellowships: Somerset West (Cape Town suburb), Johannesburg, and Durban. A new fellowship is being formed in Paarl, also a Cape Town suburb.

Group Notes: 
The Cape Town Congregation (www.capetownunitarian.org.za ) meets every Sunday for worship at 10h30 at 64 Hout Street, Cape Town, Rev. Roux Malan (Minister) Telephone +27 (0) 84 679 5466, 64 Hout Street, Cape Town, 8000. The Johannesburg Fellowship meets first Sunday each month at 11h00. Enquiries: Hugh Bingham (Chairman) +27 (0)76-363-7491 The Durban Fellowship meets second and fourth Sundays at 09h00. Enquiries: Ivan Baard; Phone: +27 (0) 31 262 1161 The Somerset West Fellowship meets the first Sunday of the month at 10h00 (40 km from Cape Town). Enquiries: David Mayes, +27 (0) 21 850 0863 .
Group Contact: 
Rev. Gordon Oliver, President, SA Unitarian Association, 20 The Crescent, Pinelands 7405 Cape Town or Tel: +27 (0) 21 531 7073
Group Email: 
gordonoliver39@gmail.com
Group Website: 
unitarian.co.za