Barbara Kleinbooi

Parish Council Deputy Chair

...Grew up and attended the local schools in Wentworth and became active in church work from a young age being a Sunday School teacher for many years then a Council Member.

After matriculating Barbara went on to study at ML Sultan Technikon and then started working and held various positions and currently manages a manufacturing and distribution company.

Barbara is member of the PWL and very passionate about women and the role they have to play in the church. “My hope is that women will step up, be empowered and show the potential they have in serving the Church at all levels.”

Barbara has a teenage daughter who is currently studying at UKZN.

Favourite bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11:

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Languages spoken: English, isiZulu


The Durban Central Parish is led by the Parish Council. The clergy comprises of the parish pastor, a second full-time pastor, a pastor in the tent-making ministry (self-supporting), and a retired pastor.