The Evangelical Presbyterian Church in SA (EPCSA) is concerned with the planting of the Kingdom of God in the Republic of South Africa and abroad. The EPCSA is one with the Church Universal, the body of Christ. It has a special relationship with the Reformed Churches in Switzerland. It is constituted as a corporate body within the law, with perpetual succession and the power engage legally in its corporate name, independently of its members, and to do all such things as are legally permissible for corporate bodies insofar as it remains within the framework of the constitution and procedures.
The Church fosters spiritual life by means of worship, teaching, proclamation, sacramental life and communion. The Church ceaselessly strives to maintain the holy name of the Gospel. The Church strives for the advent of the Kingdom of God on earth. In doing so, it seeks to follow in the ways of its Lord and Master, Jesus Christ. and bring new life to all men.