Christians urged to rise up

CHRISTIANS are urged to rise up and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) Honiara church senior Pastor Clyde Soai made the call during New Year’s night celebrations. “It is important for Christians to rise up and move forward, preaching the gospel to those who are spiritually in need,” Pr Soai…

How a church welcomes New Year

MEMBERS of the United Church in Honiara welcomed the arrival of New Year on Wednesday night with testimonies and songs. The testimony night was organised for members to share their experiences of what God did for them in 2014. Hundreds of people from United Church and other denominations participated in the programme. Rev Willie Maezama…

Patients touched by visits

MEMBERS of the South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) central church in Honiara yesterday visited patients at the National Referral Hospital to pray and share gifts. They are the latest group to visit the hospital during this Christmas season. On Christmas day, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s family and Rotary Club of Honiara, paid similar visits. SSEC…

Priest stages first mass

A NEWLY ordained priest of the Catholic Church Fr. Nickson Donald Sade tum held his first mass at Louna church East Russell, last Sunday.  Fr Nickson was ordained priest on Saturday 20th December at Louna by His Grace Archbishop Adrian Smith and assisted by the Catholic Diocese of Central Solomon Fr.Jimmy Nolan. During his sermon,…

Women visit Rove inmates

A GROUP of Christian women from various denominations paid a visit to the Rove Correction Centre, Monday. The women came from Anglican Church of Melanesia, Bible Way Centre, and United Church. Their visit was to share God’s word and pray with the inmates during this festive season. A spokeswoman Maria Maezama said the visit gave…

St. Thomas marks big day

SAINT Thomas church at Gegema, in the Anglican Diocese of Malaita, commemorated its 25th silver jubilee, Sunday. The church, located near Kilu’ufi, Auki, was built in 1989. Hundreds of parishioners from Dukwasi Parish, where St. Thomas functions under, attended the gathering, which started with a mass and concluded with feasting and entertainment. Retired Anglican bishop,…

Hundreds witness priest ordination

HUNDREDS of people within Guadalcanal and Russell islands turned up to witness the ordination of Nickson Donald Sade in the Russells, Saturday. He becomes the church priest for Louna. Catholic Archbishop Adrian Smith officiated in the ordination. During the ordination mass, Fr Jimmy Nolan of the Catholic Diocese of Central Solomons reminded Fr Sade he’s…

Church plans Xmas activities

WESLEY United Church in Honiara will host a Christmas celebration for city members on Christmas day. Rev Willie Maezama of the church said the event will feature many activities for youths to involve. These include carols, social activities, and gift presentation. Rev Maezama added there’ll be feasting and entertainment after all programmes. He said the…