About us

The Origin Team

These are the people that make up the Origin South Africa team. In addition to these, we have an oversight committee who's only role is to keep tabs on the leaders of the ministry and our decisions. They are made up of ministers and Christian leaders from Cape Town.

Colin Peckham

Colin Peckham

Managing Director/Artistic Director
Colin founded Origin SA in 2005 as a daughter ministry of Origin Scotland. He studied music at Edinburgh University and theology with the University of South Africa, is married to Norma and has a young son, Andrew. Colin serves on both the Origin Scotland and Origin South Africa leadership teams. Colin is also our liaison to Artists in Christian Testimony Intl, where he serves on the leadership of Origin Ministries USA.

Norma Peckham

Norma Peckham

Office Manager
Norma is a qualified physiotherapist. She is married to Colin and has a young son, Andrew. Norma serves on both Scottish and South African leadership teams. She is also a liaison to Artists in Christian Testimony Intl, where she serves on the leadership of Origin Ministries USA.

Judith Sher

Judith Sher

Exec member
Judith has a Diplma of Biblical Studies from CEBI and is a qualified skipper with SA Sailing and SAMSA. She and her husband Russell have a son, Justin. She has been singing with Origin almost since it started and attends Meadowridge Baptist Church.

Petersa Flaendorp

Petersa Flaendorp

Exec Member
Petersa Flaendorp joined the choir in 2016 and became part of the exec team in 2017. She is a fulltime missionary and currently serves with Perspectives on World Christian Movement South Africa as the Administrator. She has obtained degrees in theology and ministry with Team Impact Christian University and Vision to Victory College International. She is a liaison between the exec and choir.

Maria Assim

Maria Assim

Exec Member
Maria joined the choir in 2016 and became part of the exec team in 2019. She is married to Righteous, and they attend Christian Missionary Fellowship International (Cape Town Assembly), where she is also a part of the Leadership Team. Maria is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of the Western Cape. She is a liaison between the exec and the choir.

Lee-ann Rolfe

Lee-ann Rolfe

Treasurer
Lee-Ann is a qualified chartered accountant. She is married to Trevor and they have two daughters. Lee-Ann attends Protea Valley Church in Cape Town. She joined the Origin management team in 2019.

While these are the members of the leadership team, there are many others that serve as volunteers in publicity distribution, technical teams, front of house staff and so on, quite apart from all the musicians and singers. We are extremely grateful to all who make up the various teams that keep things going - you know who you are!