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A New Staff Member Joins St Philip's College - January 2019

Posted by St Philips Theological College on February 4, 2019 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (2722)

In January of this year 2019, St Philip's received a New Lecturer; Rev Peter Chiyeyeu send from the Diocese of Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha Tanzania. Rev Chiyeyeu is married to Selina with three children namely Trifaina, Dorothy and Euodia. Chiyeyeu will be teaching New Testament, Church History and Pastoralia.

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Posted by St Philips Theological College on April 24, 2015 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (55)

St Philips is 100 years old

On 9th November 2014 St Philips Theological College marked 100 years of its ministry.

Representatives from various Anglican dioceses in Tanzania, other denominations, Anglican training institutions, missionaries, alumni and friends from all around the world met to celebrate the occassion. Speakers during seminars and discussion groups included Professor Gary Badcock from Huron University College Canada (the founders of St Philips), Prof Jacq...

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New Partnership Link with SEITE

Posted by St Philips Theological College on August 17, 2013 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (52)
In 2012 the first contact was made between St Philip's Theological College and the South East Institute for Theological Education (SEITE). From this the idea of a partnership link was born! An encouraging first meeting between the principals took place in Oxford  in August 2013 and they agreed to explore ways of bringing two leading Anglican theological colleges closer together.


Posted by St Philips Theological College on February 27, 2013 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (41)

The Provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Tanzania met on Thursday the 21st of February 2013 at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit in Dodoma to elect the new Primate. Following the elections, the bishop of Mpwapwa Diocese the Rt Revd Dr Jacob Chimeledya was elected to be the 6th Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania. Bishop Chimeledya will replace the Rt Revd Dr Valentino Mokiwa of the Diocese of Dar es Salaam. Bishop Jacob studied at the The Institute of Development and Managemen...

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General Synod Meeting Begins

Posted by St Philips Theological College on November 24, 2011 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (14)

Today the General Synod meeting began under the chairmanship of the Most Revd Dr Valentino Mokiwa Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania. Members who arrived since yesterday met together with an opening act of worship led by the Archbishop Dr Mokiwa who was assisted by the Bishop of Morogoro The Rt. Revd Godfrey Sehaba. Following a short breakfast break, a Bible Study followed, which was led by retired Bishop of Mpwapwa The Rt. Revd Dr Simon Chiwanga. This was then followed by the Archbis...

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How St Philips Began/ A vision for the church in Tanzania

Posted by St Philips Theological College on November 22, 2011 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (12)

T.B.R. Westgate: Huron University College’s connection to St. Philip’s Theology College The Rev. Dr. Thomas Buchanan Reginald Westgate (1872-1951) graduated from Huron College, London, Ontario in 1896. He was then ordained Deacon (1896) and later Priest (1897) by the Huron Diocese. After a short period of deputation work in the Diocese of Huron he began work as a missionary, first in Paraguay (1898-1901) under the South American Missionary Society, then in German...

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A Farewell to Kees and Cindy

Posted by St Philips Theological College on November 22, 2011 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (42)

On Thursday the 17th of November, the college community gathered to say goodbye to Kees and Cindy Bootsma. Kees and Cindy who were Mission Partners sent out by CMS Australia joined the college last September. They had previously worked for 5 years in the Diocese of Tabora before moving over to St Philips. At St Philips Kees taught Old Testament and New Testament, while he also helped a lot with the library and the college computers. Cindy was involved in teaching the wives course and English....

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A Kiswahili Language Course for You

Posted by St Philips Theological College on October 18, 2011 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (42)

St Philips Theological College is now offering a residential Kiswahili Language course. The course is suitable for you if you are a missionary or ex - pat, living and working in Tanzania or just visiting. This can be attended at any time of your convenience. The course can be held for one to two weeks intensive to one month. If you would like to learn Kiswahili contact the college.

Visit from the Diocese of Rochester UK

Posted by St Philips Theological College on October 15, 2011 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (36)

Following a two week half term break, the college had an opening service on Sunday the 9th of October 2011. This was a special opening service as it was accompanied by the visit of a team from the Diocese of Rochester. This team was led by the Revd Jolande Marcussen. The Diocese of Rochester is a link Diocese to the Diocese of Mpwapwa, and t...

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Posted by St Philips Theological College on September 6, 2011 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Diocese of Tanga and the Diocese of Mount Kilimanjaro have both had a new bishop. The Revd Canon William Maimbo Mndolwa was installed on Sunday 04th September 2011, at the Cathedral of St Michael and All Angels in Korogwe Tanga to be the second bishop of the diocese since it was split from the Diocese of Zanzibar and Tanga. The consecration which was done by the Most Revd Dr Valentino Mokiwa was attended by many including representatives from abroad. Earlier in May, the Diocese of Mount K...

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