Port Elizabeth elects the Revd Dr Eddie Daniels as bishop

(Photo: Diocese of PE)

An Elective Assembly of the Diocese of Port Elizabeth has elected the Revd Dr Eddie Daniels, Rector of St Margaret’s Church in Summerstrand (left), as the next Bishop of Port Elizabeth.

Dr Daniels was ordained as priest by the then Bishop Desmond Tutu in Johannesburg in 1985. After serving in that diocese for six years, he took up a post as lecturer in the former St Paul’s College in Grahamstown for two years.

He has served in parishes in the Diocese of Port Elizabeth for the past 25 years.

He holds a Diploma in Theology from St Paul’s, a BA degree and a Master of Education degree (both from Wits University), and a Doctor of Education degree from Nelson Mandela University.

He is married to Nicky and the couple has one son, Joshua. God willing, he will be consecrated as bishop on February 23 next year. He will succeed the Right Revd Bethlehem Nopece, who retired earlier this year.

7 Responses to Port Elizabeth elects the Revd Dr Eddie Daniels as bishop

  • Edward when we were together at St Paul’s College you already proofed to be a teacher and leader. Now the fruit of your labor have come to fruition and you are blessed by God to lead His flock. God bless Ronnie and Naomi for rearing a great son and your wife and son for their great support. God be with you my brother, priest and Bishop. 🙏🙏🙏

  • We are so thrilled with this news. Congratulations Eddie we are so proud of you

  • We are very happy and pleased to have Eddie as our Shephard.

  • Congratulations Rev dr Eddie Daniels on your election as the next bishop of the Fiocese of Port Elizabeth. We will keep you in our prayers.

  • Many congratulations Eddie jayne Rousseau and Ann button and all family are delighted

  • Congratulations to you Revd DR Eddie,Will always soak you in our prayers. Blessings.

  • Congratulations Bishop Daniels. May God bless you as you discern in a new pilgrimage of God’s church as pastor of His flock.

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