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United Congregational Church of Southern Africa
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UCCSA
150 Caroline Street, 2nd Floor
PO Box 96014
Brixton, Johannesburg 2019
South Africa (Africa)
Teléfono: +27 11 837 9997
Fax: +27 11 837 2570
E-Mail: vanessa@uccsa.co.za
prince@uccsa.co.za

No: 13280 / 1208

informaciones en la red:

URL: http://www.uccsa.co.za/
idiomas disponibles en el sitio: English

Congregationalism took root in Southern Africa when Johannes van der Kemp, a missionary of the LMS, arrived in Cape Town in 1799. He was the first missionary to take the Gospel to the Bantu-speaking people in Southern Africa. The first Congreg churches were founded at Graaff-Reinet in 1801 and at Bethelsdorp (Port Elizabeth) in 1802. Within a few years the LMS was moving north from its famous mission station at Kuruman. Robert Moffat, David Livingstone, and other pioneers brought the Gospel to almost every part of Southern Africa. In order to pursue its evangelistic thrust into the interior, the LMS withdrew from the Cape in 1854. Five years later the congregations it had founded, together with a number of English-speaking congregations in larger centers, formed the Evangelical Voluntary Union, which became the Congregational Union of South Africa in 1877. At the invitation of the LMS, the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Mission sent their first group of missionaries to South Africa in 1835. They worked among the Zulu people in Natal and the Batswa people in Mozambique, and the congregations they established eventually constituted themselves into the Bantu Congregational Church. For more than a century the three churches of congregational origin, while having close fraternal relations, operated as separated denominations. In 1967, the three strands of Congregationalism came together to form the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa. In 1972 the South African Association of the Disciples also merged with the United Congregational Church. Union talks are proceeding with the Angl, Meth, and Presb Churches. The UCCSA operates in South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.
 

Note: We did not manage to contact this church. Therefore, we cannot exclude that its address has changed or that the church does not exist any more.
Whoever has information about this church may contact us. We will be happy to update our information.
 


datos de la iglesia

miembros
total: 277527
congregaciones
(tradicional): 353
comunidades domésticas
(comunidades en desarrollo): 0
ordenado(s)
total: 271
 
la ordenación de mujeres para el ministerio es usual
ancianos
total: 0
diácono(a)
total: 0
  no se encuentran datos acerca de instituciones diaconales
misioneros(as)
total: 0
 
no seencuentran datos acerca de la labor misionera en el extranjero
bautizo
bautismo de niños y creyentes
padrinos de bautizo
no hay informaciones acerca de padrinos
Santa Cena
por año: 12
publicaciones
no hay informaciones acerca de la edición de revistas propias
instituciones de formación teológica

 
número: 0

colegios científico-humanistas
no se encuentran datos acerca de otros colegios
año de fundación
1967
estructura organizacional
Assemby, executive committee, Synods/regional councils
idiomas oficiales
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Ndebele
  • Xhosa
  • Sotho
  • Venda
  • Zulu
  • Tswana
  • Indebele
  • Xixswa
  • Ndebele
confesión
  • Credo de los Apóstoles
  • Credo Niceno (381)
participación en

asociaciones internacionales

 

última actualización: 01.03.2006
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