UCSI ordains new minister

The United Church of Solomon Islands, UCSI, has joyfully welcomed another Church minister into its folds on Saturday 30th January 2021. The new Minister is Reverend Rockson Benisi, from Rukutu village in Marovo Lagoon, Western Province. His ordination was conducted by the United Church Moderator Reverend David Garunu at the Wesley United Church in Honiara,…

Madam Sogavare hosts HCMVA first ever Christmas party

Honiara Central Market Vendors Association (HCMVA) held their first-ever Christmas party on Sunday 13 December at the Ginger beach. The Christmas party was hosted and organized by Madam Emmy Sogavare.  Honiara Central Market Vendors Association comprises market vendors in Honiara and Guadalcanal province with a total membership of around 200.  Speaking during the event, Madam…

Workshop on gender based-violence 

MORE than 60 church representatives in Honiara have attended a two days workshop on 16 Days Activism on gender cased-violence this week. The workshop was jointly facilitated by Solomon Islands Christian Association (SICA) and Solomon Islands full Gospel Association (SIFGA) women’s leaders.  It was held on Monday and Tuesday this week at St. Barnabas Cathedral…

Christ the King celebrates feast day

CHRIST the King Parish at Gilbert Camp, East Honiara has celebrated its feast day, Sunday. Archbishop of the Church of Melanesia the Most Reverend Leonard Dawea officiated at the celebration and also shared the sermon during the church service on Sunday morning. In his sermon, His Grace Rev Dawea said Christ the King feast day celebration…

Catholics from Lio Creek receive holy sacraments

FAMILIES and friends of Lio Creek Catholic Church community gathered at the Holy Cross Cathedral’s Saint Dominic Chapel to witness baptism, confirmation, and four marriage ceremonies last weekend. A statement from Catholic Communication said during the service, 23 received the sacrament of baptism, 28 confirmation, and four the sacrament of matrimony. The service was led…

Women important stakeholders in ECE 

A WOMEN’S representative for the Baroo Catchment Community in East Bauro of Central Makira Constituency says women are important stakeholders in the development and operation of Early Childhood Education (ECE).  She made the statement while speaking at the official celebration marking the completion of construction work of the Baroo Early Childhood Classroom Building recently.  The…