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Address: Corner St. Thomas and Musgrave Roads | 197 Musgrave Road, Durban, South Africa
Phone Number:
27 31 212 204

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Father's Funeral

Although my old father was not someone who attended this church regularly, Jenny Hands conducted the memorial service for him and the Church Administration facilitated the whole... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
Anthony B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Although my old father was not someone who attended this church regularly, Jenny Hands conducted the memorial service for him and the Church Administration facilitated the whole ceremony with her. We could not have wished for a better send-off for my father.

Thank Anthony B
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a wonderful ancient building Anglican Church with fascinating structural curves on the inside, the current Rector is a Black Lady Priest.

1 Thank 831bcm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Its a very old church which is well maintained. Its situated in St Thomas and Musgrave Rd ,easy access This church is beautiful. Actually I used to work in Musgrave Rd and past it almost everyday, but only visited it recently. Glad I did.

1 Thank SHDD
Ashtead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

A large church which has been well cared for but sadly with a rather small congregation. Friendly. There is tea and home made cakes for sale every Saturday morning served in the garden.

1 Thank Wanderer1144
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

this church is a classic church of its time and well worth visiting or attending there on sundays also easy access

1 Thank kingsrest
Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

I recently attended a memorial service for the father of a colleague of mine. The father had been Christened at St Thomas's many years ago but had clearly not attended for some time. The Minister who led the service did not know him but she went out of her way to reach out to the family attending the service. Her... More 

Thank Markusmsb
Polokwane, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Amazing dedication of priests in charge there. Exemplary involvement of parishioners and youth. All visitors acknowledged and warmly welcomed and blessed. So many services provided during a week and weekends for spiritual retreat. Always there, when twice a year holidaying in Durban.

Thank bom872
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

This church is in the heart of Berea. It is a beautiful church.very well maintained.Excellent service is conducted here. There are funeral services as well. It is situated near restarunts and cafes. It has a very huge gathering. Praise the Lord.

1 Thank Sydney G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Historical sites like churches offer an intimate look at the community. One of which is St Thomas that not only preserves its historical architecture, it also keeps an anchor tethered into the community with its various activities meant to help those in need.

Thank Luc V
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

Attended my friends wedding, love the church the garden, music what can i say i loved everything about it

Thank Thulasizwe

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