WELCOME TO St Thomas Church

Please join us at our services on Sunday

HOLY EUCHARIST AT 7h45 and 9h30

Junior Church at 9h30 

5th Sunday in Lent
Preacher :  Revd Claire Hunter  








Welcome to St. Thomas's

We hope this website will give you an idea of what St Thomas's has to offer and what is happening in our parish. We are so pleased you are taking the time to check us out and look forward to welcoming you to the family of St Thomas's Church. It is always a joy to welcome new members to our community, and if you are interested in exploring joining our church family, we would love to hear from you or join us at one of our services on Sunday. 

We will become a church whose people are united in the desire to know and obey God’s particular will for us and in so doing by the power of the Holy Spirit to bring Christ’s salvation, healing, compassion and peace into a society transformed by Him.

St Thomas’s Church was built in 1864-5, as a Mission Chapel in the parish of St Paul’s, Rondebosch. The original stone chapel, without chancel or transept, was built to a design by Sophy Gray (wife of Robert Gray, the Bishop of Cape Town) who was instrumental in designing some 40 stone churches in South Africa. The building was originally used as a mission school, but was extended by Herbert Baker in 1894 and modified by him again in 1903, and was formally dedicated on the 20th December 1903. The church was substantially enlarged in 1966 when the thatched roof was replaced by a tiled roof, the sanctuary enlarged and the North and south transepts were added.The Parish is situated in Rondebosch, which is an old, established residential area in Cape Town’s southern suburbs. There are many schools and retirement homes in the area, and the University of Cape Town is close by, so the Parish is the church of choice for a number of people. We welcome residents and visitors to our Sunday and weekday services. Our church services are generally traditional with a family emphasis at the 9h30 service on Sundays. Please make yourself known to one of the priests if we can be of any assistance to you. 




Telephone: 021 685 6752
                   021 685 5029

E-mail: parishoffice@str.org.za

Our office hours are from 8h30 to 12h30 from Monday to Friday


Sunday Services

7h45 - APB  - Holy Eucharist

9h30 - APB - Holy Eucharist and Junior Church

*  First Sunday of the month: Family Eucharist


Weekday Services

Wednesday  9h00 - Holy Eucharist