An emotional return

Gordon Griffiths’ account in the Islands I was in Renell Island; and was told that I was the first white kid to be seen on the island. After many decades I still kept my father’s word that I will one day visit that island again. I did enjoyed staying on the Island for nearly a…

Mission for a revenge rifle changes

The struggles to plant Christianity on our shores “He decided to go to Queensland so that he could purchase a rifle or gun to shoot someone whose blood will pay the tragic curse put upon him by his elder brother. Like many other churches arriving in the Solomon Islands to plant the Gospel in the…

Church to organise baptism this weekend

More than a hundred people are expected to take the water of baptism tomorrow at a ceremony to be organised by the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Lunga river, East Honiara. This follows the completion of the two weeks public evangelical program which is currently held in Honiara. President of the Solomon Islands Mission (SIM)…

Youths urged to join religious activities

A pastor of Gladesville Anglican church in Sydney Australia, Morgan Renew has urged youths in the country to get involved in religious activities. This was highlighted during the youth and pastors training on Wednesday. Mr Renew said it is good for young people to get involve in youth programs and church activities rather than involving…

SDA evangelical program ends Sunday

The two weeks Seven Day Adventist evangelical program will end on Sunday. The public meeting is being conducted by a group of evangelists from United States (US) known as ‘ShareHIM Ministry’. It is a self-supported group. Solomon Islands Mission (SIM) president Pr George Fafale said the night meetings focused on Bible topics aimed at allowing…

Leaders undergo Bible training

South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) youth leaders and pastors around the country are under-going a training on how to teach Bible clearly and faithfully. The training was facilitated by youth coordinator of SSEC association in partnership with pastors from Anglican Church in Sydney, Australia. More than 30 participants are taking part in this training. Speaking…

Dwelling in unity

PNG – SI delegation day The theme for the celebration: ‘How wonderful it is when brothers dwell in Unity’ was neatly displayed in the Refectory, thanks to Fr. Louie Castañeda and his team. The celebration began with a Thanksgiving Eucharist presided over by the new Delegate Superior, Fr Peter Baquero.  It was the conclusion of…

Spiritual retreat: For PNG-SI delegation

About 20 Salesians had the opportunity to spent time in prayer and reflection at the Emmaus Conference Centre, Port Moresby.  The retreat commenced on the 29th June and concluded on the 5th July 2014.  The group spanned 50 years with the youngest being 26, while the wisest was 76 years old.  14 salesians made the…

St Peter Day marked

PEOPLE around Ferasubua have gathered over the weekend to celebrate the patron saint Peter’s day at the All Saint church in Honiara. St Peter church in Ferasubua is one of the local churches within the Ngongorefou parish in Diocese of Malaita. In the Anglican Church of Melanesia’s lectionary, the event fails annually on the 29…

Visale parish receives gift

Visale parish in North West Guadalcanal have received more than 10 church Statues and Rosary from the parliament member Bodo Dettke. The statuses were gifts to mark the 110 anniversary since the Catholic Church arrived in Visale 1889. Visale parish priest Fr Peter Houhou said the Statuses will help Christian communities in and around Visale…