Women leaders told to share knowledge

MORE than 100 women leaders of SSEC women’s ministries within Honiara association have been urged to share knowledge of life skills they learnt over the weekend. Lucy Wanofafia told the women during the training held at Kobito 2 in east Honiara. “I want you to go back your group and show them these skills of…

Priest died in Vanuatu

A priest of Anglican Church had died in Vanuatu over the weekend. Moffat Aio, from Ata’a in Baegu Asifola, Malaita province passed away after a short illness. He lived in Vanuatu for about four years after an ordination in Honiara. His body arrived on Sunday for a funeral at Bishop Dale church at Rifle range,…

Battlegrounds for mini festival set

THE Battlegrounds Mini Festival is now set for Saturday 6th August, at the Solomon Mutual Insurance (SMI) grounds, in Honiara. According to the event’s organisers, the mini festival is a fundraiser for the winning Solomon Islands hip-hop dance crews who will be representing the country in this year’s World Supremacy Battlegrounds in Sydney Australia, from…

Live-stream judging for dance comp

THE judging panel for the Battlegrounds mini festival dance competition next week will be more advanced, says the organisers. Simon Chottu, the Director of Hailie’s entertainment (host) said all dance groups that will be part of the competition will be filmed live through Facebook and judged from a panel of judges in Sydney, Australia. “This…

CEF training ends

ABOUT 40 Sunday School teachers from the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) in the West Kwara’ae Association 3, recently completed a seminar on Child Evangelism Fellowship training. The week-long training whichwas held at Busurata SSEC church was aimed to equip all Sunday school teachers in the association and to train them on how to teach…

Jehovah’s convention set

JEHOVAH’S Witnesses are inviting the public to attend their 2016 Remain Loyal to Jehovah! Regional Conventions. The three-day program at the Kukum Kingdom Hall will feature 49 presentations, each exploring the theme of loyalty. Additionally, the Witnesses have prepared 35 video segments specifically for the program plus two short films that will be shown on…

Children receive Holy Communion

A TOTAL of 15 children from Chapuru community in Northwest Guadalcanal have received Holy Communion for the first time last Sunday. John Toki reported that these children had decided to take part of the communion which is part of the body of Christ. “Thank you everyone for your acceptance to part take of Christ’s body,”…

7 Babies baptised

Seven babies from Chapuru community in Sagalu ward, northwest Guadalcanal received the Sacrament of baptism by the sprinkling water for the first time over the weekend. Solomon Star Northwest Guadalcanal Stringer John Toki said that it was officiated by Fr Peter Chele, acting Parish priest. “This is the way forward for the children,” Fr Chele…

Women encouraged to join workers’ scheme

WOMEN are encouraged to join the seasonal workers scheme currently offered by Australia and New Zealand. The encouragement came from Harriet Sale from Gold Ridge area in central Guadalcanal. Ms Sale has been on the scheme on three consecutive terms. She told Vois Blo Mere Solomons that picking apples in New Zealand is very profitable…