Hayes family of Tshwane
The photo was taken in 2003 — we haven’t got a more recent one of all of us together.
Steve is a deacon in the Orthodox Church and a missiologist. He has finished a book project on Christian healing ministry in Zimbabwe in collaboration to two other authors, Lilian Dube and Tabona Shoko. He’s now working on a new project with Prof John de Gruchy, a history of the charismatic renewal movement in southern Africa.
Val has been working at the SA Medical Association.
Bridget is studying for a doctorate in theology at Athens University, and eking out her bursary by painting and selling ikons, though the recession is beginning to bite in Greece and there is not such a demand. You can see samples of her work on her web site.
Simon works for a computer animation group in Fontainebleau, Johannesburg, and at weekends in a in a bookshop. After getting a degree in fine arts a few years ago, he’s now studying for another one in computer programming.
Jethro is a vehicle mechanic and works at the Lexus agency in Pretoria East.