ANZ Gizo marks women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day, the staff members  from ANZ Bank Gizo Branch visited Gizo Hospital to present small gifts, flowers, fruits and ‘get well posters’ to female patients and female hospital staffs. The ANZ staff members along with their children spared their time over the weekend and took this initiative to visit female patients…

More women participation good for Pacific: Sheppard

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) director general David Sheppard says more oportunities for women is good for SPREP. In his message during the International Women’s Day which was celebrated worldwide during the weekend (Saturday), Mr Sheppard said sustainable development in the Pacific will not be achieved unless women are fully involved. “Today…

Local missionaries to Vanuatu commissioned

The Presbyterian church of Vanuatu and the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) of Solomon Islands has formally agreed for the Solomon Islands Missionaries to serve in Vanuatu. The formal agreement was signed during the celebration of the 50th Golden Jubilee of SSEC in Ambu, Malaita. Following the agreement, SSEC’s Bishop Mathias Lima commissioned 10 Solomon…

Official closing of the Golden Jubilee

The official closing of the weeklong celebration of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) 50th Golden Jubilee in Ambu, Malaita concludes last night. The day was celebrated with a Sunday Church service which was followed by the official closing. Night crusade program and marching band, gospel singing and entertainment featured in the closing program last…

Lima: SSEC is built on faith

South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) is a church built on faith and prayer. That’s according to the head of the church Reverend Bishop Mathias Lima. He was speaking at the church’s 50th golden jubilee celebrations at Ambu near Auki, Malaita, yesterday. “Our church was built on faith, prayer, sacrifice, passion, simplicity, and originality,” Lima told…

SSEC members hear of tough challenges

MEMBERS of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) attending their 50th golden jubilee celebrations at Ambu, Malaita, yesterday heard of the challenges and tough times the church had been through in the last 50 years. Leaders of the church from the various regions of the country shared the history about the arrival of the church…

Many yet to hear gospel of Christ in Kwaio

MANY people in the Kwaio region of Malaita are yet to hear the gospel, a large gathering of South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) followers heard in Auki yesterday. Rev. Micah Raoiasi highlighted this when he made a presentation to thousands of church members who gathered at Ambu, near Auki, to celebrate the church’s 50th golden…

Byrne recognises work of women

THIS year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Inspiring Change”. And Australian High Commissioner, Andrew Byrne, has recognised the inspiring work of the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands Women’s Network with a major award. The annual Australian High Commissioner’s International Women’s Day Award recognises inspirational and pioneering Solomon Islands women who show leadership, innovation and courage,…