Bishop Martin Breytenbach

Stompie travels around the Diocese with †Martin, sharing his preaching and teaching ministry.

The Diocesan Office at 29 Devenish Street

The Diocesan Centre at 29 Devenish Street, Polokwane

Clergy School - MSI


Bishop's Youth Day

Bishop's Youth Day

Bishop's Youth Day: 16th June 2016

See †Martin's presentation to the youth leaders (click below):

Young Disciples for South Africa and the Kingdom of God

About 120 youth Leaders from all around the Diocese met with †Martin on Thursday 16th June 2016. The Theme, "Young Disciples for South Africa and the Kingdom of God" was addressed by four speakers, and the young people also worked on plans of action for their parishes.

  • †Martin introduced the theme using the presentation above
  • Rev Steve Smith from the Episcopal Church and Rector of the Anglican Church in Munich, Germany continued the theme
  • Robbie Stuart-Thompson, our Environmental Intern spoke about young Disciples and the Environment
  • Michael Kunz introduced the youth to MyAnglican.
Bishop's Youth Day Bishop's Youth Day

Anglicans Ablaze 2016

Here is exciting information about the next big Anglicans Ablaze Conference: Wednesday 5th to Saturday 8th October...

Good news! "Early bird registrations" at a discount have been extended to the end of June 2016.

Go to Anglicans Ablaze and look at the top right hand side of the page for all the AA 2016 Downloads - poster, registration form, fundraising letter and  fundraising guidelines.

 "Blazing Train"

We are organizing a train to and from the conference! More details about the "Blazing Train" and the form to book tickets can be downloaded by clicking: Anglicans Ablaze Train

If you have any difficulty registering, please contact Jacky at the Diocesan Office - she will be able to help you.

See you in Cape Town!

†Martin's Ad Clerum for Pentecost Season 2016 has been published.

Please click to find it and all the documents related to it:

Ad Clerum 2016

The Diocese is organised into 5 departments, and the Parishes are grouped into 7 Archdeaconries


The Parishes tab at the top of this page will lead you to the Archdeaconries and the parishes that make up each Archdeaconry. Most of our parishes are made up of many chapelries and congregations, each of which has the same "status" - we do not have "mother churches" or "outstations".


The Departments are:

  1. The Bishop's Ministry

  2. Governance

  3. Growing the Church

  4. Development

  5. Organisations


The Parishes are organised into 7 Archdeaconries:

  1. Kopanong

  2. Lepelle

  3. Mopani

  4. Vhembe

  5. Waterberg

  6. West

  7. South West

Click on the tabs and the top of the page to learn more


Diocese of St Mark the Evangelist
(Anglican Church of Southern Africa)

Street address:
29 Devenish Street
Limpopo Province
Republic of South Africa

Postal address:
P.O Box 643

Telephone: +27 15 297 3297
Fax: +27 15 297 0408

Our Vision

To make disciples in vibrant, self-sufficient congregations established and linked to each other by sharing in:
   * Resources
   * Ministry and service
   * Outreach and evangelism

Our Goals

Every parish aims to have:
  1. A stipendiary rector to give leadership
  2. A team of self-supporting (“community”) clergy
  3. Many lay leaders – licensed, elected and appointed
  4. A church supported youth pastor
  5. All members discovering their gifts and using them in ministry & mission
  6. Community development and work-creating projects wherever we have property.

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