Church to consult with partner agencies

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) is planning to hold a round-table conference with its national and international agency partners in Honiara in early June. The conference will focus on working together on projects in the context of ACoM’s Strategic Plan for the next several years. A statement from the church said the plan includes…

Bishops elect new leaders

PORT Moresby – Catholic bishops in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands elected new office bearers at a meeting last week. Bishop Arnold Orowae of Wabag, was elected president of the Catholic Bishop Conference of PNG and Solomons. His deputy is Archbishop Steve Reichert of Madang. They elected officials of different commissions of the conference.…

Spiritual campaign to end with baptism

A TWO-WEEK long spiritual campaign by Pr Alwin Wako of the Seventh Day Adventist Church at the Honiara Central market will end tonight. The campaign also ends with a baptism of 30 plus new SDA Church members expected to be held at around 7:30pm. The campaign, which focuses on the theme “Basics of salvation” is…

White River SDA church gets funding

SEVENTH Day Adventist church at White River, West Honiara, received $40,000 from the constituency’s church funds on Tuesday. The funding will help the church to complete unfinished jobs with their building, according to chairman of the church Henry Waitua. “This funding will help us to complete the unfinished jobs inside our church building, which were…

EASTER – A TIME FOR HOPE!

We all enjoy Easter holidays. Time off from work for a few extra days. Did you know the word ‘holiday’ comes from ‘holy day?’ The word ‘holy’ means to set apart, so a holiday is a day (or days) set apart for us to be able to do something different than what we usually do.…

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…