Contact us

For more details, see Parish Groups.

Revd Siphokazi Njokweni, Revd Canon Dr Claire Nye Hunter, Dean Andrew Hunter, Sub-Dean Mzi Dyantyi, Revd Luthando Madiba


The Dean of Grahamstown
The Very Reverend Dr Andrew Hunter
046 622 2445 (office), 046 622 3976 (Deanery) email
To hear him introduce himself in a short YouTube interview, click here.

Sub-Dean and Archdeacon of Grahamstown
The Venerable Mzinzisi Dyantyi
073 604 5232

Senior Assistant Priest & Cathedral Chancellor
The Reverend Canon Dr Claire Nye Hunter
046 622 2445 (Parish Office) 046 622 3976 (Deanery)
To hear her introduce herself in a short YouTube interview, click here.

Assistant Priests (self supporting, part time)
The Reverend Percy Chinganga (College of the Transfiguration)
083 713 1547

The Reverend Luthando Madiba (Media Officer, Diocese of Grahamstown)
072 514 3592

The Reverend Lunga Dongwana
046 622 5801

The Reverend Idowu Akinloye

Deacon (self supporting, part time)
The Reverend Siphokazi Njokweni
083 396 0326

Parish Council for 2020


  • Ronaldo Burger (082 871 3419)
  • Lungile Penxa (083 966 5076)

Alternate Churchwarden

  • Theodore Duxbury (083 728 6916)


  • Katie Appollis
  • Rodney Bridger
  • Nomakwezi Gabavana
  • Tandiwe Gabavana
  • Ian Meiklejohn
  • TBA (Cathedral Student Ministry – CSM)
  • The Revd Luthando Madiba (CR Representative)

Parish Staff

Parish Secretary: Ms Janine Abdul. Office hours: 08:00 – 13:00 on weekdays.
046 622 2445;






Parish Administrator: Ms Lou-Anne Liebenberg
046 622 2445;
Lou-Anne’s office hours are from 08:00 to 16:30. The office is closed for lunch from 13:00-14:00.





Office Intern: Ms Zezethu Flani
078 600 7973






Cleaner/ Messenger: Ms Jackie Russion





Silulami Mize, known as Sly

Verger: Mr Silulami Mize
071 700 5422







Kutlwano Kepadisa, known as Kepa

Acting Director of Music: Mr Kutlwano Kepadisa
078 869 0880;






Jon Hughes

Senior Organ Scholar: Jonathan Hughes
076 813 4689







Cathedral Artists-in-Residence

Chris Mann and Julia Skeen


The Parish Council has honoured poet Chris Mann and his artist wife Julia Skeen, and poet Crystal Warren, by designating them as “Honorary Artists-in-Residence, Cathedral of St Michael & St George, Grahamstown”. To enjoy some of their talents, visit our Artists‘ page.




Crystal Warren




 Where to find us

Grahamstown Cathedral (GPS S33° 18’36” E026° 31′ 36″) is at the eastern end of High Street and can’t be missed.

The Grahamstown Cathedral Office is half-way down High Street at St Michael’s Wing (on the right of the building, down the lane), St George’s Chambers, 108 High Street, Grahamstown, 6139, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Postal address: P O Box 102, Grahamstown, 6140.