Church ends month long training for pastors

The Solomon Islands School of Ministry of the Assembly of God Church has successfully concluded its one month training in Noro, Western Province, recently. About 40 pastors of the AOG in Honiara, Malaita, and Western provinces participated in the training from May 16 – June 10. The speakers came from Australia, namely Clyde Marback, James…

Church leader calls for support, unity

The superintended of the Assembly of God (AOG) Church in north Malaita is calling on all church members to work together to move the church forward in the coming year. Rev. Micah Fiodoa made the appeal following his re-election last week to look after the north Malaita region for another term. “I want every church…

Two ACOM bishops get awards

TWO bishops from the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) have received their awards of recognition by the British Empire during the Queen’s birthday on Friday. They are Bishop Nathan Tome from Guadalcanal Diocese and Retired Bishop Richard Basil Naramana from Ysabel diocese. “I was very happy to receive this award that makes my day brighter…

Lunch hour prayer time

A lunch hour prayer time has been initiated for South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) youth members in Honiara at the SSEC central church as of Monday. The aim was to pray for the upcoming national youth convention that will be hosted at the Kilusakwalo village in central Kwara’ae, Malaita province, 25th of this month. “This…

Visale parish prepares for silver jubilee

THE Visale Catholic mother church will be celebrating its 50th silver Jubilee next month. According to Solomon Star northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki, the programme will start on June 3rd and finishes 5th. “Preparation for the programme is underway and hopefully things will get ready in the next few days before the event takes place,”…

AOG superintendent visits South Korea

SOLOMON Islands Christians need to strengthen their prayer lives and make strong commitment to God every day. Assemblies of God (AOG) Solomon Islands superintendent, Reverend John Subu highlighted this after he returned from Asia Pacific AOG Fellowship in Seoul, Korea from May 10-11 2016. He was joined by other superintendents from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,…

Visale marks St. Joseph of Workers day

The Parish of Visale in West Guadalcanal joins Catholic’s worldwide on celebrating the Saint Joseph Workers day. Visale acting Parish Priest, Fr Peter Chele took the honour to officiate this commemoration marking. The commemoration was hosted by the Parish with Catholic Priests from all over the region. Acting Parish Priest, Fr Peter Chele emphasised the…

Tanasali marks church day

Tanasali community on West Guadalcanal over the weekend marked an important day of the Catholic Church calendar. The St Joseph of Workers day marking coincides together with the successful achievement of children who were able to receive sacraments of baptism and Holy Communion for the first time. Parish Priest, Fr John Galvin marked the day…

Gela celebrates New Testament bible

In 1923, Gela speakers were among the first in the Solomon Islands to receive a New Testament in their own language. Today, Gela speakers will gather in Sale Sapa Village to celebrate the arrival of a new edition of the Gela New Testament. Since 2001, a team of dedicated translators have worked tirelessly to translate…