Anglican Diocese of Grahamstown

Anglican Church of Southern Africa

ThisDiocese was founded over 150 years ago, in 1853.                         

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Please be advised that the Bishop has graciously opened space in his diary for a Commemoration Service for St Barnabas to be held on the 18th November at Holy Trinity Dimbaza. The Service will start at 10:00 and the Liturgical is RED. The Bishop extends a warm invitation to ALL members of the OSB [Lay Ministers] as well as All Members of O S S [Deacons] to attend this service whereat a report back will be given on the Deacons Conference that was recently held in Cape Town as well as fix dates to go into the Bishop's Diary for events next year. Please also note that the next Deacons Conference will be held in Grahamstown in 2020. Let us all make every effort to avail ourselves of this opportunity

Yours in His Service

Rev Canon Dr Sam Beja - Chaplain OSB and OSS




Prayers for Episcopal Consecration and Elections

Your prayers are asked for the following:

  • Bishop Elect Dale Arthur Bowers as he prepares to be Consecrated and Enthroned as the Bishop of St Helena on Sunday 11 November 2018.
  • For the Revd Zwelidumile Tom; the Revd David Stansbury; the Revd Lulamile Ngesi; the Revd Dr Edward Daniels; the Very Revd Sharon Nell; the Ven Fumanekile Kula; the Very Revd Andrew Hunter and the Very Revd Mark Derry, who will be considered for election as the next Bishop of the Diocese of Port Elizabeth at their Elective Assembly, to be held from 5 to 7 December 2018.
  • For the Revd Mzukisi Nomatshila; the Revd Canon Mpilisi Capa and the Rt Revd Tsietsi Seleoane, who will be considered for election as the next Bishop of the Diocese of Mzimvubu at their Elective Assembly, to held  from 10 to 12 December 2018.




On the 24-28 October 2018, the Diocese of Grahamstown will host the AWF Provincial council meeting which will be held at Beacon Bay, East London. Please pray for our AWF as they prepare with their Chaplain. This Meeting will be graced by the presence of Archbishop Thabo on Friday the 26 and Saturday the 27th. 


 DIOCESAN OFFICE   046 636 1995/6


Diocesan Information

Bishop's Office
P O Box 181, Grahamstown 6140
Tel 046 636 1996 (office)
Fax 046 622 5231
Diocesan Office
P O Box 181, Grahamstown 6140
Tel 046 636 1995
Fax 046 622 5231
Diocesan Administrator:
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Please note: This is the only official website of the Diocese. The old address "" was discontinued at the end of 2013. Unfortunately someone unconnected with the Diocese (based in Russia!) has taken over the old address, and a very out-of-date version of our content. Please ignore that phoney website