Stake History[]

2021 New Stake Presidency[]

PORT ELIZABETH SOUTH AFRICA STAKE: (Oct. 10, 2021) President — Stuart Brian Chamberlain, 33, NOV Inc. Africa field engineering manager; succeeding Sinethemba H. Neku; wife, Letisha Ann Van Thiel Berghuys Chamberlain. Counselors — Andile Theophilus Khanti, 37, BanzoType Technologies co-owner and managing director; wife, Bulelwa Virginia Mxaku Khanti. Mbali Leslie Zitshu, 39, Transnet National Ports Authority firefighter; wife, Amanda Ruth Bulembu Zitshu. [1]

South Africa Home Centered Church Opportunities[]

We teach that true religion begins in the home: "Home Centered / Church Supported". To that end families may consider the following local resources and programs to strengthen your core beliefs and values:

1. Come Follow Me: - Daily & Weekly family gospel study
2. Vanguard Scouting: - Featuring age-appropriate Family Activities, Service, Crafts, Field Trips, & Outdoor Adventures. The Benefits of Scouting are many, and there are lots of personal growth ideas to help your family pursue the new Churchwide Children & Youth Program.
3. LIFE School Curriculum: an LDS gospel based homeschool program that is built on the foundation of the scriptures, giving the child a sense of who he is and setting him on the path of discovering his divine mission. It is presented in a four year chronological rotation, integrating all areas of study to create a clear picture of the history of our world.
4. Family History: Resources to help you explore your family tree

    • Mormon Pioneers - 200+ stories of early faithful Latter-day Saint pioneers.
    • Familypedia - Come help build South Africa's largest Family History online Encyclopedia.

5. Local Recreation:

Durban South Africa Temple[]


The Durban South Africa Temple is the 168th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 2nd temple completed in South Africa, after the Johannesburg South Africa Temple (1985). This temple is constructed on a hillside property near the ocean and the N2 highway in the Izinga development of Umhlanga Rocks, just north of Durban. Umhlanga is one of the fastest growing cities in South Africa, which enjoys a low crime rate and is known for having the largest shopping mall in the southern hemisphere—the Gateway Theatre of Shopping.

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