SUNDAY SERVICES

09.00 & 18.30

ABOUT US

Christ Church is a member of the REACH South Africa (Reformed Evangelical Anglican)

family of churches which has a rich history of gospel work in Southern Africa. As such we

strive both doctrinally and in practice to be Evangelical, Reformed, and Conservative.

OUR CORE BELIEFS

THE GOSPEL

The gospel of God is the good news promised in the Old Testament about Jesus Christ our Lord, who died for our sins, was raised to life for our salvation, and will return to judge the living and the dead. We are committed to continually renewing our faith and reforming our ministry practice in light of this foundational message.

THE CHURCH

The universal Church is the body, of which Christ is the head and to which all who are saved belong. It is made visible in local churches, where believers are committed to Christ and each other. Through the faithful preaching of the Word and speaking the truth in love, the body of Christ is equipped for works of service and built up into maturity. 

THE WORD

The whole Bible is the inspired, inerrant, complete and authoritative Word of God.  Its central message is about the salvation offered to all humanity in Christ. Through the Bible and the Spirit’s enabling we are able to come to a true knowledge of God, and we are given all we need for living lives worthy of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

THE MISSION

The Church is called to participate in the mission of God, which is to redeem a people for Himself from every tribe, language, people and nation. We expect the Spirit to continue to empower us to grow in obedience to Jesus Christ, and to be faithful witnesses to him as we make disciples of all nations. 

STAFF

Loots Lambrechts

Rector

After completing his theological training at George Whitefield College, Loots pastored a Co-Mission church in London for 6 years. Before taking on the role of Rector at Christ Church, Loots & Nancy worked in Rwanda for 8 years, pioneering the Preach The Word course and planting a local church. Loots & Nancy have three children, Joshua, Lola, and Tilly.

loots@ccst.co.za | 066 090 0585

Sean de Kock

Student's Minister

Sean joined the staff team of Christ Church in 2012 as a Student Worker. He was raised in Somerset West and studied Engineering at Stellenbosch University, after which he spent two years doing as apprenticeship at St Helen’s church in London. He met and married Lauren during his time in the UK and they have returned to take up gospel work in South Africa. Sean completed his studies at George Whitefield in 2011 and is passionate about seeing gospel growth amongst students. He enjoys good coffee, reading Christian books, as well as writing computer software.

sean@ccst.co.za | 082 752 6221

Thea Viljoen

Children, Youth & Women

Thea joined the Christ Church staff team in 2015 as our Children’s Worker. In 2018 this part-time role became full-time to include Women’s ministry. Thea is married to Martin and they have two sons, Strauss and Timon. thea@ccst.co.za | 084 838 2818

 

John-Paul Harper

Assistant Minister

John-Paul (JP) has been attending Christ Church for many years and joined the staff team in 2010 as assistant minister working particularly with apprentice training. After graduating from Stellenbosch University, JP did an apprenticeship at Christ Church in 2004. He then worked as a Software Developer in 2005/2006 and went on to train at GWC from 2007-2009. During this time he also got married to Julia and have subsequently had the joy of two girls Emma and Adele and a boy called Nathan. As a family they are committed to the work of the gospel and to seeing a new generation of faithful gospel ministers trained and equipped for kingdom service.

jp@ccst.co.za | 082 694 3151

Nicole Tucker

Church Administrator

Nicole joined the staff team as of 2020 in the role of the Church Administrator. Originally from George, she came to Stellenbosch to study Logistics and then joined Christ Church. After completing her studies, she did her apprenticeship in 2019.

nicole@ccst.co.za | 082 819 5765

Trudette Schoeman

Music Coordinator

Trudette first joined Christ Church in 2015 as a student studying BMus at Stellenbosch University. After finishing her degree, she completed the apprenticeship program  in 2019. She is currently working for the church part-time, overseeing the Music&Media ministry. She spends the remainder of her time working as a music teacher and freelance performer.

trudette@ccst.co.za | 071 265 2138

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