Churches with German Origins in South Africa


South African church life is characterised by the large variety of denominations brought to South Africa by the Dutch, British, American, German, French and Scandinavian missionaries and immigrants. More recently the evangelical movement from the USA has gained much influence.

There are 5 churches which traditionally cater for the German South Africans:

Furthermore, there are two radio missions, broadcasting to Germans and/or Lutherans in Southern Africa. These are: And if you are looking for German congregations elsewhere in Africa, the following is a good place to start:

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