Calvary South Africa

East London

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Calvary is one church meeting in multiple locations. Under the leadership of Senior Pastors James and Samantha Macpherson, Calvary has grown to become a key church of influence across Australia and internationally.

James and Samantha took on leadership of Calvary in October 2007, overseeing the growth of the Townsville congregation as well as expansion into other cities.

Over the past ten years Calvary has expanded from Townsville to now have seven campuses across Queensland.

In February 2018 Calvary expands into South Africa, launching a campus in the coastal city of East London to be led by Dustan and Sarah Bell.

East London

East London is located on the south-eastern coast of South Africa, about 1,000km east of Cape Town. Situated between the Buffalo and Nahoon Rivers, East London is the gateway to the Sunshine Coast to its south and the Wild Coast to its north.

The city is home to some 400,000 residents, with the wider metropolitan area hosting 1.4 million people, making East London the second largest city in the province of the Eastern Cape.

With its pleasant climate, pristine beaches, surf destinations, and access to world-class game reserves, East London has one of the fastest growing tourism sectors in South Africa.

East London is home to South Africa’s only river port and boasts a diverse economic base, with motor vehicle manufacturing, industrial and agricultural activity.

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