A  message from our Presiding Bishop, Bishop Ziphozihle Siwa:

This is one of the very sad days in South Africa and the Continent. Deeply disturbing. Our vision statement is more meaningful at such a time as this “A Christ Healed Africa.” We pray with Father Trevor Huddleston;

God bless Africa
Guide our children
Guard our leaders
And give us peace
For Jesus Christ’s sake. Amen

Further, the ongoing violence against women has been starkly brought to our attention by the sad news of the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana – a young UCT student and the alumni of our Kingswood College. We have to weep and act in visible ways that disrupt this behavior and demonstrate in various ways that this is not acceptable. It must stop.

Attached is the SACC statement on the spreading violence…