ELIZABETH STOREY 22 December, 1937 – 27 January, 2015 Dear Friends around the world, Over the four weeks since Elizabeth died, we have received a flood of amazing messages, with many of you asking whether there could be a tangible way of remembering her life, love and witness. We’ve thought about that, and believe she… Continue reading old REMEMBERING ELIZABETH STOREY
Dr Scott Couper is an adjunct Lecturer here at SMMS – A North American, living amongst people in poverty and a leading expert on Albert Luthuli, Scott comes to us from First Congregational Church, Winter Park, Florida. This is how he sees the work of SMMS and his mission to Christ’s Church. How would you describe the mission… Continue reading old Scott Couper talks about ‘us’ …
The Village is encouraged on its first day back at lectures by the Presiding Bishop of the MCSA, the General Secretary of Conference, the Lay President and the HR Director of the MCO. What Joy!
2015 welcomed a total of 85 seminarians into the ‘Wonderful Village which is SMMS’. Of those 85 seminarians 43 are first years, which makes this one of highest enrolment years to date. Coming in as a private student is a wonderful way for future candidates of the MCSA to ‘test’ and discern their call and… Continue reading old Who we are in 2015
It is with heartfelt joy that we acknowledge the birth of Aaron Jon Worringham (Olivier), first son of Rev Diane Worringham (adjunct Lecturer at SMMS) and Jon-Mark Olivier (Lecturer and FEM Co-ordinator). Aaron is also the second grandson for our friends Shayne and the late Rev Dr Ross Olivier. Welcome to the world little human!… Continue reading old Congratulations …
As part of the ongoing quest for a culture of excellence at SMMS awards are given out each year to students who have excelled in either academics or formation. ACADEMICS: The Academic Excellence Award, is given at the Graduation Ceremony to the highest academic achiever, considering the cumulative results over three years. The Improvement Award,… Continue reading old Striving for Excellence
The Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary was built out of the amazing generosity of Methodist people who saw the need for the Church to establish a centre for higher learning whose mission and mantra would be to produce “transformed and transforming leaders for the Church and Nation”. While Methodist-founded, SMMS seeks to serve churches beyond the… Continue reading old The President on the introduction of an Institutional Development Office
The SETH MOKITIMI METHODIST SEMINARY inaugurated it’s very first Grand Chancellor the REV DR. SIMON T. S. N. GQUBULE at the Opening Ceremony in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday 1 February 2015. Dr Gqubule is a giant amongst black theological teachers in South Africa. Not only is he among the first black doctoral graduates from Rhodes University,… Continue reading old Celebrating the Appointment of the Grand Chancellor, the Rev Dr Simon Gqubule