Faith communities uniting to care for the earth- Bishop Geoff (SAFCEI)

“We are an institute of people of many faiths in Southern Africa, united in our diversity through our common commitment to earthkeeping. Our aim is to support the faith communities in fulfilling their environmental and socio-economic responsibility” – Bishop Geoff Davies on why there is a need for a multi-faith approach at this time.


Bishop Geoff Davies – founder and executive director of SAFCEI.

Prior to launching SAFCEI in 2005 Bishop Geoff was the first Bishop of the new Anglican Diocese of Umzimvubu, covering East Griqualand and the northern half of the former Transkei Between 1981 and 1987 he was Director of the Department of Mission for the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. Born and educated in Cape Town, he studied history and social anthropology at UCT. He worked as a journalist and a teacher before reading theology at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Bishop Geoff founded the Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI) in 2005 where he currently holds the position of the executive director.


Date: 5th December, 10h30 – 12h30

Venue: Diakonia

Organised by: SAFCEI

Contact person: Glynis Goyns – (cell: 0828566254)

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