Ash Wednesday is the start of a period of prayer, fasting and abstinence for 40 days (excluding Sundays) until Easter. The palm crosses received on Palm Sunday of the previous year are collected, burned and, on Ash Wednesday, the ashes are used to mark a cross on the forehead of believers as an expression of repentance and penance of our sins.
As is the tradition, there will be no flowers in our Church during lent. We use this period to specifically focus on the cross of Jesus.
‘He creates each of us by Christ Jesus to join him in the work he does.’ Eph.2:10 TM When you think of religion what pops up on your mental screen first – the picture of a church, or an unattractive list of Do’s and Don’ts, or an image of elaborate vestments and rituals, or a gallery of pious, but stern faces? In contrast Paul pictures a creative partnership with Christ in the work he is doing. There was a moment of surprise at the annunciation...
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Our church is open for worship services every Sunday at 09:00.
If you wish to attend, please contact the office to confirm your attendance, as space is limited under the current lockdown regulations.
We look forward to seeing you at church on Sunday!
Rev Ross Southern
Ross has served in the Methodist church for over 30 years and his ministry has been mainly based in the Western Cape. He is married to Liza and they have two adult children, Ryan and Ashlyn. He has a deep love for the local church and its people. He also enjoys the outdoor life and enjoys spending off time in the African bushveld.
We are situated at 2 Union Avenue, Pinelands, Cape Town.
GPS Co-ordinates: S 33° 56′ 15.9″ E 18° 29′ 56.15″
Latitude -33.93809 Longitude 18.49967
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Office hours: Monday to Friday 08h30 to 13h00
Telephone: 021 531 8972
In case of emergencies outside of office hours please contact 021 531 2224