The funeral service of the Rev Prof Vuyani S Vellem will take place in Welkom, Free State Province on Friday 13th December 2019 at 08:30 for 09:00. The home address is: 15353 Motsamai Street, Putswastene, Thabong, Welkom. The venue of the service will be announced as soon as it is confirmed.

The following services/events will take place in honour of the Rev Prof Vellem:

  1. On Saturday, the 7th December 2019, the Uniting Presbyterian Fellowship of Men will conduct the service of hoisting the uniform jacket (ukuxhonywa kwebhatyi) at his house: 54 Leadwood Drive Rangeview Extension Krugersdorp. The service will start at 14:00. The Moderator of eGoli Presbytery extends a cordial invitation to the neighbouring Presbyteries and to the members of the other Fellowships to attend the service. (Enquiries: Rev T Nopapaza  at, 0736412728.)
  2. On Sunday, the 8th December 2019, the Presbytery of eGoli will hold a Memorial service at 14:00. The venue will be confirmed soon. (Enquiries: Rev T Nopapaza  at, 0736412728.)
  3. On Monday, the 9th December 2019, a prayer meeting will be held at his house: 54 Leadwood Drive Rangeview Extension Krugersdorp at 18:00 (6pm).
  4. On Tuesday, the 10th December 2019, Vukani Bantu/Tsohang Batho will hold a Memorial Service at the University of South Africa (UNISA). The venue and time will be confirmed. The initial plan is that the service should start at 10:00. (Enquiries: Rev Sandisele Xhinti at 0630983312.)
  5. On Tuesday, the 10th December 2019, the family will proceed to Welkom, where subsequent prayer meetings will be held.

Enquiries:            a.  Enquiries related to family matters may be referred to the Rev Sandisele Xhinti at 0630983312.

  1. Enquiries related to church and service matters may be referred to the Rev T Nopapaza  at, 0736412728.

I will be on standby for general enquiries.

Please continue to uphold the family in your prayers and let us pray for a God led and Spirit filled service on Friday the 13th December 2019.

Warmest Regards

Lungile Mpetsheni

General Secretary

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