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Although the Seminary is part of the Baptist Union of Southern Africa, it is required to be self-supporting and doesPrayerful not receive funding from the parent body. Some 50% of the Seminary's operating budget of R2,2 million comes from student fees and the remainder must be raised by the Seminary itself.

The Seminary Foundation is a registered trust with trustees comprising a group of committed Christina businessmen under the chairmanship of Martin Hatton who who together with Graham Wood, Director of the Foundation to raise the required funds and to promote the Seminary.
The Seminary welcomes gifts and support from individuals, churches, alumni and overseas supporters. The Seminary is an exciting and important investment for the extension of the Kingdom of God in Africa. Our motto is 'Training the Head, the Heart and the Hands.
Gifts to the Seminary in South Africa and in the USA are tax deductible and the appropriate receipt will be issued.

You can make a gift as follows:

  • Special Gift -These gifts will be used wherever needed most or can be designated for a specific purpose. e.g. Library Books, Seminary Maintenance, etc.
  • Partner in the Harvest – You or your church can become a "Partner in the Harvest" and support the Seminary on a regular monthly basis. "Partners in the Harvest" receive a membership certificate, special coffee mug and other recognition items. Please use the Contact Us tab on the Home Page to advise us of your desire to become a "Partner in the Harvest"
  • Capital Type Gift - The Seminary needs major gifts to fund the construction of a Chapel/Multipurpose Conference Room and welcomes meaningful gifts for this purpose. (Please contact the Foundation Director for further details)
  • Student Bursary Fund - The Seminary administers a Student Bursary Fund to assist deserving students with their student fees. Gifts are welcome for this purpose.
  • Gifts in Kind - Gifts of needed items are a great help to the Seminary. Present needs are; A trailer for use by the "Hidden Treasure" charity store, donation of new computers or books for the library.
  • Gift in Your Will - By including a gift to the Seminary in your Will, you will enable the Seminary to equip more people to go out and share the Good News with a needy world. We would be happy to send you our Bequest Brochure which gives further details, upon request.


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About Us

After much investigation and debate, the 1972 Baptist Union Assembly, meeting at King William's Town, approved a motion that a Western Province branch of the Baptist Theological College of South Africa, be established in Cape Town, which would admit students of all races.

Cape Town Baptist Seminary was previously known as The Baptist Theological College of South Africa, Cape Town. The name change took place in September 2001.

How To Find Us

Physical Address:
52 - 64 Tarentaal Road,
Bridgetown 7764,
Cape Town, South Africa

Postal Address:
PO Box 38473,
Gatesville 7766

Tel: +27 21 637 9020.
Fax: 086 435 3267

GPS Co-Ordinates
-33 57 15.470,+18 32 05.180


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This Seminary offers tuition on a full-time, part-time and distance-learning basis. Students may specialize in Pastoral Ministry, Missions, Youth Ministry or Children's Ministry. The Seminary offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in cooperation with the University of Pretoria and is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution as reflected on certificate No 2000/HE08/005