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Updated 30June 2012

General Assembly Agreed on the following Statement when it met in Stellenbosch.

Who is the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa?

We are a diverse community of reformed Christians led by the Word of God and the Holy Spirit, prayerfully seeking the will of God forour lives together and the world.


To be a reconciled community of Christians exercising a prophetic witness to Christ..


    We will proclaim our Triune God in Southern Africa through:
  • Bearing witness to the saving love of Jesus Christ
  •  Building vital, reforming congregations for worship, ministry and discipleship
  • Visibly proclaiming the Kingdom of God through unity, justice, peace and love.


We will adopt specific and measurable targets for the denomination against the following priorities and report on progress against these targets to the denomination through the General Assembly:

  • Evangelism
  • Supporting the development of missional congregations
  • Health, wellbeing and securing justice
  • Engaging in reconciliation and unity
  • Stewardship

Together we have ascertained the following values to guide our behaviour to each other and the world.

  • Love
  • Holiness
  • Scriptural
  • Integrity
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Servanthood

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