Visale Parish celebrates Divine Mercy

VISALE Parish station on Sunday celebrates the Feast of Divine Mercy with more than 300 Catholic members attending the ceremony. West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the sermon was conducted by Fr. Nickson Sade. “Fr. Sade explained to the congregation why Divine Mercy is important to Christians and its importance to receive Holy…

Youth week of prayer ends successfully

AFASU Seventh Day Adventist Church in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province has completed its week-long youth week of prayer over the weekend. The prayer meeting featured sermons, songs of praise and health talks. A members of the Church said, other members from other denominations also attended the prayer event. He said, most of those attended were…

Scripture Union students camp out

MORE than one hundred Scripture Union (SU) students from secondary schools in Honiara are currently on a weeklong camp at Balasuna COC Bible Training School, North Central Guadalcanal starting yesterday. The program is being organised by Scripture Union for its students to have their time out with Bible sessions and educational talks from other organisations…

Women’s told to utilise skills for generating income

THIRTY ONE (31) women from Taro in Choiseul Province and Kariki Islands in Shortland, Western Province are being told to utilise their skills in income generating activities. Managing Director of Green Tourism Solomon Islands Limited (GTSIL) Michael Tokuru highlighted this during the closing of a week-long high impact tourism training conducted in Taro last Friday.…

Civil Society organization CEDAW committee formed

A new Civil Society organization committee to monitor the progress of the Concluding Observations on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was formed last week. The Solomon Islands Civil Society Organizations CEDAW Committee (SICSOCC) was formed after a one day workshop on the CEDAW which was attended by women representatives from…

Aufasu hosts youth week of prayer

THE Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) in Aufasu, Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province is currently conducting its one week youth week of prayer. Speaking to this paper a member of the Aufasu church Luisah Hau said, the one week prayer meeting focuses on youth and featured praise and worship. She said, youths in and around Aufasu…

Church helps settlements without water

THE Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Solomon Islands has donated two 5000 litre water tanks to Leo Creek community in East Honiara recently. The donation was received by church member Clifton Maju on behalf of the community. Self- Reliance Centre Coordinator of the church David Nish said Leo Creek community was one…

Maranatha SDA choir visits Auki

Maranatha Church Choir from the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) in Honiara has toured Auki, Malaita province over the Easter break. The choir was led by George Tango. They arrived in Auki on Good Friday and were accommodated at the SDA head quarter in Auki. Speaking to this paper choir master Mr Tango said, as part…

Kingdom prayer centres to celebrate Easter

MORE than seven Kingdom Prayer Centres in East Malaita are preparing for the Easter celebration. To mark the event, members will converge at the Kibakwasi prayer centre (KPC) for few days of prayer. The prayer meeting will start tomorrow Friday and finishes on Easter Monday. Reports said, the four days gathering is the first ever…