Diocesan Crest


Luke & Jenny

Bishop Luke & Jenny Pretorius


Retired Bishop Martin Breytenbach


The Diocesan Office at 29 Devenish Street

The Diocesan Centre at 29 Devenish Street, Polokwane

Manche Masemola Pilgrimage Service 2020

Due to the restrictions on church gatherings we will be holding an e-service commemorating the life of this young African Martyr.

Please see HERE for an invitation brochure to join us for a digital service


Statement by the Diocese on the killing by Police of George Floyd in the USA and Collins Khosa in SA

To access the statement CLICK HERE


Diocese of St. Mark the Evangelist Appoints a New Dean 

It is with great joy we announce today the appointment of our new Dean; The Revd Dalcy Dlamini, currently serving in the Diocese of Swaziland. We welcome Dalcy, her husband Anthony and their family into this Diocese.

Christ Church Cathedral, Polokwane, and the Diocesan family are excited and looking forward to new ministry under the leadership and guidance of Dean Elect Dalcy.

The physical move will be determined by when international borders are re-opened. This likewise effects the date of her Installment into this position. More details will be posted as they develop.


South Africa is Under Lockdown - Spiritual Input from our Clergy

To follow our video and other digital media on our YouTube Account, Click HERE

To follow our video and other digital media on our Facebook Account, Click HERE


Coronavirus - COVID-19

Please follow the link by clicking the heading above for an important communique from the Diocese concerning the Coronavirus outbreak - SARS-COV-2 and the resulting disease - COVID-19

This Link will take you to the Statement from the Chapter of the Diocese

A SePedi translation of this document can be found HERE


This Link will take you to the latest statement from Archbishop Thabo on Guidelines for Worship in the light of COVID-19



The Latest Ad Clerum

 Please click the heading above to see latest Ad Clerum

A SePedi translation of this document can be found HERE

The Ad Clerum Attachments are found here: ~A Safe World for Children

            ~Pledge by Men of Faith to end violence against women

            ~10 things Men of Faith can do to end violence against women

            ~A Newsletter from Growing the Church about gender-based violence

            ~A set of Bible Studies around gender-based violence

For a Special Ad Clerum addressing the Lockdown, see HERE

For a Special Ad Clerum addressing our Prohibition of Gathered Worship, see HERE


Anglicans Ablaze 2020 -->Please note this conference has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19. New dates will be published soon

Please see the ADVERTISING-POSTER for information pertaining to this year's conference.

Please go to the Anglicans Ablaze Website for photographs and plenty of other information. 

 Diocesan Diary for 2020

The Diocesan Diary for 2020 is available.

Please click on Diocesan Diary 2020 to get more information.


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
Email: reception@stmark.org.za

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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