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Seth Mokitimi Seminary Dedicated

Peter Storey (right) with Leon WitbooiProfessor Peter Storey (right) with Leon Witbooi, the original architect for Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary, at dedication ceremonies Sept. 4, 2010, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Storey, who led efforts to establish the new seminary, reports: “Already we see deep transformations among our seminarians, with the promise of a more effective ministry in the years to come.” Storey is the former president of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa and the Divinity School’s Williams Professor Emeritus of the Practice of Christian Ministry.

L. Gregory JonesL. Gregory Jones D’85, G’88, vice president and vice provost for Duke University’s global strategy and programs, speaking at the dedication. Jones initiated the Divinity School’s partnership with the Methodist Church of Southern Africa during his tenure as dean (1997–2010).

Seth Mokitimi Seminary photos courtesy of Peter Storey