A General Pastoral Letter From the Leaders of SACC Member Churches in COVID Time

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God….Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain
and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain. (Isaiah
40:1,4)

Dear people of God,

We write as leaders of diverse churches in South Africa in the midst of the Coronavirus attack on
our homes; on the lives and livelihoods of our people; and on the production systems of our
economy. We write to say, God is with us even in these times of perplexing national pain. “When
you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will
not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not
set you ablaze”, says the Lord (Isaiah 43:2). Indeed we write this general pastoral letter to the
People and Government of South Africa.

Please read the whole letter (pdf)

A Pastoral Letter by SACC Church Leaders in COVID TIme