Minister’s Bio & Contact Information

Reverend Gordon Oliver (Acting  Minister)

Reverend Gordon Oliver has continued his long service as minister in our church  and is very active with interfaith activities.  He has been instrumental in supporting the world-wide International Council of Unitarians and Universalists and maintains contact with American Unitarians through the Unitarian Universalist Association.  Gordon has had a number of careers, most notably including a term as mayor of Cape Town. You can learn more about his role in the city here. He recently earned a Master’s degree in Religious Studies. You can watch a short YouTube video about Gordon below on this page.

Gordon is a licensed official for religious or non-religious weddings (including same-sex marriages, gay or lesbian) and also is available for child blessings, funerals and other ceremonial services.

He can be reached at 072-500-4987.  Click here  to address an email to Gordon.

YouTube video courtesy of .

Reverend Roux Malan

Reverend Roux Malan (Community Minister)

Reverend Roux Malan served as the minister in residence to the Cape Town Unitarian Church from 2008 till June 2017. He attained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Pastoral Care at the University of Stellenbosch and spent ten years as a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church. After he left the Dutch Reformed Church in 2003 he discovered Unitarianism. He now serves as a Community Minister affiliated to Cape Town Unitarian Church.

As Community Minister he conducts marriage ceremonies, child blessings and funerals. He runs a Clinical Pastoral Practice as a Clinical Pastoral Therapist and Life Coach and is registered with the Council of Pastoral and Spiritual Counsellors (CPSC). Should you wish to find out more about the services he offers please visit his website: