Church organises health forum

A FIVE-DAY community health development forum aimed at addressing health development plans of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) and it members is being held this week. It started Monday at Kobito, east Honiara, and will conclude today. About 20 church coordinators from the SSEC churches in Honiara, Guadalcanal and Western region took part in…

Pacific women to benefit from ITC project

Women in the pacific will be benefiting from the new “Economic Empowerment of Women in the Pacific” project that was launched in Samoa this week at the third UN-SIDS Conference. The launch was done between the government of Samoa, International Trade Centre (ITC) and Stakeholders to partner to ‘Integrating Women Entrepreneurs in SIDS into the…

Aligegeo thanks Caritas

ALIGEGEO Provincial Secondary School in Malaita has thanked Caritas for the provision of water tanks for students’ use. Caritas is the relief and development agency of the Catholic church. School principal Robert Lafisi said the donation came at a right time. He said the school has been without water since October last year. “Teachers and…

Church leaders told to commit to work

Newly elected leaders of the United Church Assembly were reminded to commit to their working relationship with the church. The leaders were elected during the church’s annual synod that ended at Koleasi village in northeast Guadalcanal, Thursday. Guadalcanal United Church superintendent Rev Philip Kaegasi made the reminder in his remarks. Kaegasi said it’s important for…

Church ends leaders’ summit

A week-long gathering for United Church leaders at Koleasi village in east Guadalcanal, ended last Thursday. The annual event was held to discuss issues within the church and to look at reports of activities and programmes conducted in each region. Superintendent Minister of Guadalcanal region Rev Philip Kaegasi said the meeting enable them to come…

Mothers Union ends Week-long meeting

Mothers Union of the Anglican Church of Melanesia ended their week-long 13th general meeting in Honiara last Saturday with a display of arts and crafts. The event was attended by provincial mothers unions as well as reps from Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Anglican Church of Melanesia mother’s union 13th general meeting held at St. Barnabas…

Mothers Union new president announced

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia’s Provincial Mothers Union General Council last Friday elected Mary Vunagi as its new provincial president at its 13th Provincial General Conference. Mrs Vunagi, the wife of Anglican Archbishop Most Right Reverend David Vunagi, replaces Edith Koete. The vice president is Gwen Koke. The election of new office bearers took place…

Markets vendors end training

A TRANSFORMATION Leadership and Communication training for Market Vendors in Auki ended Tuesdayat the Rarasu Restaurant. The training was funded by the Australian Government, through the UN women’s Market 4 change project. The training was conducted to give market vendors the skills they need in relation to Transformation, Leadership and Communication. Puairana Gaylyn, National Project…