Morija Theological Seminary Begins New Academic Year

The opening convocation of the 2015-16 academic year at Morija Theological Seminary (MTS) was held on Monday the 7th of September 2015. MTS, an institution of the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA), has a Theological School and a Bible School. The Director of MTS is Rev. Bernard Mojaki Kometsi.

The worship service was led by MTS students and the sermon was preached by MTS faculty member Rev. Teboho Motumi. His sermon text was “Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.” (1 Timothy 4:16).

Besides faculty, staff and students, in attendance were the LECSA Moderator Rev. Tseliso Simeon Masemene, the LECSA Administrator Rev. Peter Koona Tefo and Rev. Jeremiah Matau Sematlane of the LECSA Ministerial Commission.

The worship service concluded with Holy Communion. Messages of welcome and encouragement were shared by Rev. Masemene, Rev. Sematlane, Rev. N. S. K. Tšeuoa and Rev. Kometsi.

MTS Faculty:
Rev. B. M. Kometsi (Greek, Hebrew, Old Testament, History of Israel, Hymnology)
Rev. N. S. K. Tšeuoa (Church History, LECSA History)
Rev. T. S. Lentsoenyane (Church History, Contextual Theology, Comparative Religion,  Church Administration)
Rev. M. M. Fotho (Systematic Theology, Pastoral Theology)
Rev. S. M. Pule (New Testament)
Rev. S. T. Setlaba (Bible Survey)
Rev. F. Sekulisa (New Testament, Pastoral Theology)
Rev. T. Motumi (Christian Ethics, HIV & AIDS)
Mrs. J. M. L. Setlaba (English & Counseling)
Mr. A. Cooper (Computer Skills)

Theological School Students
5th year: None

4th year (currently doing internships in parishes): Mrs. Relebohile Mahao, Mrs. ‘Matlhohonolofatso Leoto, Ms. Mothomang Diaho, Ms. Moleboheng Mahlatsi, Ms. Lirontšo Shale, Ms. Mosa Mahomo, Mr. Makalo Taole and Mr. Morenakemang Sefoli

3rd year: Mrs. Mapholoso Tjobo, Mrs. Maitumelleng Masupha, Mrs. Mapoulo Lesaane, Mr. Makopo Letuma, Mr. Retselisitsoe Naleli and Mr. Thabo Seitlheko.

2nd year: Mrs. Makatiso Botsane, Mrs. Malesole Makoetlane, Ms. Masingoaneng Phahlang, Ms. Paballo Phalatsi, Mr. Seabata Mohonyane, Mr. Mokoena Mokolokolo and Mr. Moiteri Mohatlane.

1st year: Ms. Puleng Thoahlane, Ms. Makhokolotso Koetje, Mr. Libe Matela and Mr. Themba Sodinga

Bible School Students
3rd year: Mr. Jobo Letho and Mr. Lepoka Khemane

2nd year: None

1st year: Mrs. Alice ‘Matieho Moteki and Ms. Motšelisi Kome

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