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No matter where you are in your journey, you’re invited to discover your purpose and live it out at Hillcrest Methodist Church.

What to expect when you arrive

At Hillcrest Methodist Church you’ll be welcomed into a friendly, family-oriented environment, where you will be known personally and always greeted with warmth and a smile.

Our Ministries

We are passionate about serving our congregation and community through a variety of ministries and we are always thankful to welcome new members to these areas of ministry and outreach. If you would like any further information about how you can get involved, please do contact us.

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At HMC we are blessed to have highly talented worship teams at our Sunday services, who lead us in traditional hymns at 7:30am and then contemporary worship at 9:30am. If you enjoy singing or playing music, we would love to welcome you to our worship ministry.

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Children's Church
We’re dedicated to partnering with parents to lead children to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Through age-specific lessons, activities, and Godly Play, children from toddlers to Grade 7 learn biblical truths and real-life lessons they can apply to their lives.
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Soul Café provides a space for teens to connect while making friends who love Jesus and His church. We believe God has so much love for every young person in our community and trust that at Soul Café a real relationship with God will begin.

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HMC endeavours to offer care, counsel, spiritual guidance and opportunities to connect to all.

  • Pastoral: Counselling, visits & phone ministry, congregational shepherds, housebound communion
  • Pastoral Pantry
  • Regular Tea Gardens
  • Women’s Auxiliary: Monthly and Unit Meetings
  • Funeral Catering Team
  • Flower Ministry
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PRAyer Ministry
At HMC we aim to build, strengthen and support the most important ministry in our church, which is prayer. Through our various prayer ministries, we enable and encourage church members to pray continually and effectively while making prayer a part of everything they do.
  • Prayer Ministry after services
  • Men’s Prayer Group
  • Prayer Chain
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We desire to provide an opportunity for our members to grow into holiness and move away from simple routine to experience life-transforming spirituality and living fully into the Spirit of God. We offer the following at HMC:
  • Bible Study Groups
  • Courses such as Alpha, marriage preparation, parenting courses and retreats
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Hillcrest Methodist Church was integral in the establishment of the Hillcrest Aids Centre Trust in 1990, and to this day we continue to support the Respite Unit and various initiatives of HACT. We feel strongly that we are called to make an impact in our community. Our Mission & Outreach

  • Philakade Care Home
  • Harvest Festival – Distributing food to those in need
  • Ukukhanya Primary School – Weekly reading programme
  • Winter Warmth Collection & Track-a-Thon – Providing blankets and clothing for those in need
  • Sewing Circle – Meets monthly to sew clothing for creches in the valley
  • Women’s Auxilary
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If you feel called to serve and share your skills and talent at our services, there are many opportunities at HMC:

  • Children’s Church & Soul Café
  • Communion Servers
  • Worship Team                               
  • Door Stewards
  • Flower Ministry                                        
  • Sunday Tea Duty
  • Sound & Data Projector Operators


Service Times

Traditional: Sundays - 7:30am
Contemporary: Sundays - 9:30am
Zulu Service:  Sundays - 11:30am


Rev. Peter Butterworth


Office hours

Monday – Friday:  08h30 – 13h00

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