Dedication prayer to flood victims

The Diocese of Auki Saint Augustine Cathedral celebrated the Palm Sunday with dedication prayer to the flood victims of Honiara and Guadalcanal. The Sunday service also saw Sunday school students of Rade and Oibla communities celebrating their first Holy Communion. In his pray of dedication, Bishop Chris Cardon asked diocesans to pray and remember the…

Mt Horeb Dorcas feeds flood victims

Mt Horeb SDA church Dorcas on Sunday visited flood victims at the Honiara city Multipurpose hall to feed them. About 15 members of Mt Horeb Dorcas lead by elder John Maetia visited the flood victims. The recent flash flood had destroyed many homes and left thousands homeless. Mr Maetia and his group were part of…

Tuamoto: SI has potential for Church tourism

Church tourism has a big potential for Solomon Islands says chief executive officer (CEO) of Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Josefa Tuamoto. He was speaking during Palm Sunday at Tasia Anglican Wandraltol College in Isabel. Minister of culture and tourism Samuel Manetoali, Mr Tuamoto and members of their delegation were invited for the church service.…

Church celebrate Palm Sunday despite quake

Visale Catholic parish celebrated Palm Sunday despite the 7.6 earth quake and tsunami that struck the coastal villages of mainland Makira on Sunday morning. West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the congregation were preparing for worship when the earthquake hits. “But we have no intention to run for higher ground and continue with…

Miracle to Aust for youth camp

A local gospel singing group – Miracle left for Australia early this week to participate in a youth program. The tour was made possible through an invitation from South Australia conference of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church. The group will take part in singing during the youth camp at Tanuda, South Australia. The group…

Mere’s market set

Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) will be hosting this year’s second Mere’s Market from 23rd -25th April at the Ports Authority ground near Commonwealth Street. SIWIBA president Mrs Dalcy Tekulu said: “the key focus of the Mere market is to provide an avenue for our women to participate in economic activities.” She further…

Women oppose proposed mining on Kolombangara

Women of Hunda village in Kolombangara, Western province have expressed fear over a proposed mining on the island. Lilly Dani an outspoken woman and a chairlady of the Leanabako tribe association said that they (women) are in great fear following news that an Australian has visited their village (Hunda) recently to conduct prospecting. Ms Dani…

Church gets huge support for appeal

COMMUNITY services of Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church had received huge support from the public and church members following a disaster appeal. The church erected a tent at Kukum SDA car-park Tuesday this week for public appeal to assist in whatever people want to donate to the flood victims. The appeal kicked off on Tuesday night…