Rev. Dr. Setri Nyomi is a Ghanaian theologian. His theological studies began at the University of Ghana, Legon, and Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon in the 1970s. He received a Master of Sacred Theology (STM) degree from Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut (1981) and a Ph.D. in Pastoral Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey (1991) – both in the USA. He was ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Ghana in August 1980 and served as parish pastor in both Ghana and the USA.
Rev. Dr. Setri Nyomi is currently a Senior Lecturer in Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon (Ghana) and the District Pastor of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Accra New Town, Greater Accra Region, Ghana. He is also currently the Chairman of the University Council of the Evangelical Presbyterian University College in Ho, Ghana.
From March 2000 to August 2014, Rev. Dr. Setri Nyomi was the General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), the global Reformed body serving more than 90 million Christians. Dr. Nyomi is an ecumenical leader known for his commitment to the mission of the church and its relevance to the 21st century and to the church’s role in being a beacon for justice in the world today. He is also very committed to Christian unity and ecumenical engagement.
He is married to Mrs. Akpene Esther Nyomi; they have three adult children, two of whom are married.
Last Updated: 11/08/2021