OUR CIRCUIT & SOCIETY
The Nelspruit Society, together with the White River, Kiepersol, Kanyamazane and Kobokweni, form the Greater Nelspruit Circuit. That Circuit forms part of the Limpopo District with the Rev T. Mntambo as the District Bishop. The 12 Districts form the Connexion of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa with the Rev Ziphozile Siwa as the presiding bishop.
The Nelspruit Society is ministered to by the Rev Allan Booth. The Society is managed by the Church Council that meets regularly and an Executive that comprises the Ministerial Staff, Circuit Steward and up to eleven Society Stewards.
OUR BELIEF STATEMENT
TOGETHER SERVING AND CARING
IN CHRIST REACHING OUT IN LOVE
OUR UNIQUE PURPOSE
Is to be a safe haven where people can be welcomed and loved unconditionally and find a space to grow and contribute to God’s big picture.
OUR CORE PRINCIPLES
- All people need to re-CONNECT with God.
- All people can re-CONNECT with God.
- All people can know that they are CONNECT-ed with God.
- All people can be CONNECT-ed with God completely.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission of the Nelspruit Methodist Church is to worship God and use our resources :
- for Evangelism – to reach the lost
- for Caring – to uplift the fallen and broken
- for Spiritual Growth – to empower Disciples into involvement through training, fellowship and worship.
The three cornerstones of our commitment to Christ are :
Caring, Evangelism, Spiritual Growth
Evangelism : Celebrate and spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Ministry : Equip ourselves for service to God through the “Priesthood of All Believers”.
Worship: Worship God with love and devotion.
Discipleship: Develop deepened spirituality through discipleship, study, prayer and service.
Fellowship : Demonstrate the “Fruits of the Spirit” by being a loving, caring and serving body of Christ.
The Society Stewards are the Executive Officers of the Church and they take a leading role in the overall running of the church and are the eyes and ears of the congregation. Society Stewards are elected annually by the congregation at the Annual General Meeting.
Society Stewards for 2017:
- Mike Burns
- Paulus Masuku
- Franklin Darteh
- Len Henkel
- David Tye
- Kim Cronje
- Lorraine Kleinhans
- Rachael Ballard
- Armando Canalas