Mission of Good Hope MCC

Good Hope Metropolitan Community Church (GHMCC) moves in the mainstream of Christianity and is founded in the interest of offering a spiritual home to all.

It is our mission to spread the love of God in an affirmative and inclusive manner to all people of our community and beyond regardless of gender, race, language, culture or sexual orientation.

It is our mission to serve God among those who are seeking and celebrating the integration of their spiritually and sexuality. Also to restore their faith and love in God and to affirm their desire to be faithful to God as Parent, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit while true to their own sexual orientation.

It is our mission to have a real and urgent place in our society and to speak out against any injustices in our community.

It is our mission to be a haven of hope where there is love, care and understanding and to encourage and instruct those who offer themselves to the teaching and philosophy accepted by this church.

Core Values

Together with the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC) we share the following core values:

  • The Priesthood of All Believers
    (1 Peter 2:5-10)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC is committed to mutual collaboration between laity and clergy in ministry

  • The Lost Coin, Sheep and Child
    (Luke 15)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person

  • Love One Another
    (John 13:34-35)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC is committed to expressing love for one another by encouraging each individual to develop high self-esteem, being a servant to one another, and showing respect to each person.

  • Not Ashamed Of the Gospel of Jesus Christ
    (Romans 1:16)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC is committed to boldness in proclamation and excellence in ministry.

  • Go Into All The World
    (Matthew 28:19-20)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC is passionately committed to reaching all people with the Good News.

  • Run The Race
    (Hebrews 12:1-2)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC ministers with persistent and enduring faith.

  • House of Prayer for All People
    (Isaiah 56:7)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC ministry in every arena reflects a commitment to justice and inclusivity, non-discrimination, and equal access by and opportunity for all.

  • Being Good Stewards
    (1 Peter 4:10)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC wisely utilizes the gifts God has given to us.

  • Created in God's Image
    (Genesis 1:27)
    Good Hope MCC and UFMCC is committed to each person's growth toward wholeness in body, mind and spirit, and full integration of spirituality and sexuality.

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Good Hope MCC is an inclusive Christian Community in Cape Town, South Africa. Whether you are straight, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or transgender:
You are made in God's image and are welcome at our Church!