Kempton Park Methodist Church - Building People For Life In Christ

Welcome to KEMPTON PARK METHODIST CHURCH, a diverse community of believers in the heart of Kempton Park.


Established in 1907, we are one of the oldest churches in Kempton Park. We strive to be continually renewing ourselves to fulfill our calling to be a relevant, socially involved, caring and effective messenger of the Good News Gospel in a fast changing modern society.

Our Mission:

We serve the diverse communities of Kempton Park as well as surrounding areas as far as Tembisa. In fulfilment of God’s word we strive to be fully inclusive to people of all ages, races and all backgrounds.

Our Staff:

Our senior minister, Rev Simphiwe Siyabonga Mthembu is an ordained minister with 15 years’ experience as a church minister. Specialising in leadership development, change management, organisation learning, systems thinking, complexity theory and Youth programs. He is surrounded by qualified, experienced and enthusiastic leaders in various fields who assist with in-depth training, outreach and fellowship activities

Outreach Projects:

The KEMPTON PARK METHODIST CHURCH has created several specialized outreach ministry projects that include:


A training school of sewing for unemployed women. Apart from the theoretical and practical sewing training we also try to facilitate gainful employment for our qualified craftspeople.

Feeding the Homeless

A shared food ministry in which we contribute to provide full balanced meals to around 150 indigent people daily at our Festival Mall “Soup Kitchen.”

Stepping Stones

A pre-school for children from disadvantaged communities.

John Wesley Childrens’ Home

A home away from home for girls removed from parents by Child Welfare South Africa for parental abuse or temporary inability to care for them

Regular Ministries:

   •  Holy communion (last Sunday of the month)
   •  Confirmation Class (for the older groups)
   •  Youth Fellowship (Fridays)
   •  Holy Communion (first and last Sunday of the month at respective services)
   •  Courses on topics that include Griefshare, Discipleship, Network, Baptism, Premarital preparation,
       Marriage enrichment, Alpha Faith Instruction, etc.

Kempton Park Methodist Church

Kempton Park Methodist Church

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