ADDITIONAL PROJECTS

The congregation support and are involved in a number of other projects and here are just a few examples:

Bible Society of Southern Africa:

The Bible Society of Southern Africa commissions, translates, publishes and sells Bibles in a host of languages at heavily subsidised prices.

Dolphins Acre:

This privately run establishment cares for 26 mentally challenged adults of all races. Members of our congregation support this outreach in various ways, including donations of food, linen etc.

Hearts of Hope:

This is an established Section 21, Non Profit Organization that is completely donor funded and aims to support vulnerable children affected by HIV/Aids. Members of our congregation are involved in their current projects which include iThemba House, Iputheng Primary School, Drakensberg Schools Project and Alexandra Township Family Project.

Helping Hand:

This a Midrand Presbyterian Church Support fund utilised at the discretion of the ministers with the support of a pastoral committee for members who are in dire straights.

Kairos Prison Ministries:

Members of our congregation are involved in this outreach where by they go to Modderbee Prison on a regular basis to bring the Gospel of Jesus to the inmates. A more recent development is the hosting of programmes with the families of incarcerated individuals who are soon to be released - to help them adjust to the return of the their loved home.

Leprosy Mission, Southern Africa:

Provides a free service to leprosy patients, ensuring that they get their treatment and are taught how to avoid injuries and disabilities. Part of the ministry includes teaching health professionals to recognize and treat leprosy early, assisting some patients to improve their education and to find work. The convenor of our Outreach Committee, Theo de Villiers is deputy director of the Leprosy Mission.

  • Midrand Trauma Support/Victim Empowerment Centre: 

  • This is a group of volunteers, who work with the Midrand Police and Community Police Forum to support victims of trauma relating to crime and accidents. Members of our congregation are involved in various aspects of this outreach in conjunction with Traumatology students from the Midrand Graduate Institute.

    Paul Jungnickel Home:

  • The congregation pays for the fees of a blind and mentally challenged individual who is cared for at this facility, while also engaging in quarterly contact visits with the residents of the home.

  • Other Support Includes:
    • The Presbyterian Education Fund
    • Faith for Daily Living
    • Ad Hoc Appeals
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