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Reimagining Healing and Transformation

30 October 2020 Reimagining Healing and Transformation To: All Ministers and Methodist People The Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) notes with deep sadness and concern the video recorded and released by Mr Rowan Rennie, a former Minister of the MCSA which has gone viral. This video clip allegedly seeks to explain the purported reasons […]

MCSA’s Response to Gender Based Violence

23 June 2020 For Immediate Release Grace and Peace to you! We write to you in the midst of the Covid -19 pandemic which has begun to devour the lives of many in the Southern African region. This new pandemic has connected and is fuelling centuries old pandemics that tend to be ignored or taken […]

MCSA’s Response to the Corona Virus

9 March 2020 For Immediate Release In the wake of the first positive diagnosis of the Corona Virus in South Africa, the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA), a body that meets in large numbers most days of every week, has to implement measures that will help us to curb the spread of this highly […]

Statement on Proposed Prayer Vigil for Mayor Gumede

6 August 2019 For Immediate Release The Methodist Church of Southern Africa MCSA has noted, with dismay, the posters doing the rounds on social media calling for a night vigil on behalf of the EThekwini Mayor, Ms Zandile Gumede, and others shouting, “Hands off our mayor”. We are greatly disturbed by these posts and we […]

Statement of the SACC NEC on probity and Integrity

Statement of the SACC NEC on probity and Integrity For Public office include legislatures The National Executive Committee of the South African Council of Churches, and the leaders of SACC member churches, meeting in Johannesburg, from 18 – 19 March 2019, believe that holding public office is the highest honour given in trust, to any […]

MCSA Press Release regarding Mehena & Sibanga recording

The Methodist Church of Southern Africa – Methodist Connexional Office 31 December 2018 Communique on Rev Dr Mehana and Raymond Sibanga’s Recording The Office of the Presiding Bishop has become aware, through social media, of an unfortunate and distressing recording of a private conversation between Rev. Dr. Vukile Mehana and Mr Raymond Sibanga. The Methodist Church […]

Video on Social Media of alleged MCSA Staff member

1 June 2018 To all Members of the MCSA The Methodist Church of Southern Africa would like to distance itself from a video doing the rounds on social media, in which a lady spewing racial slurs and obscenities is said to work for the Methodist Church. We are still busy with our investigations but our […]


“OUR SOULS ARE NOT FOR SALE” Fellow South Africans, the actions of the Executive over the past 48 hours have had an immense effect on all of us. We, as fellow participants in civil society, civil service, NGO’s, business, and the youth of South Africa, do not condone these actions. We acknowledge that: ‐ The […]

Bishops Comment on Cabinet Reshuffeling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 March 2017 The Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA) is outraged but not totally surprised by the decision to reshuffle the cabinet, as announced by President Zuma late Thursday night, the consequences of which are already rocking the economy. “The recent cabinet reshuffle has left a distasteful and gaping wound in […]