Posts Tagged ‘Congregational Christian Church’

Church wants tax case to go to Supreme Court

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

The case against 20 clergy of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa for failing to file tax returns may be heading to the Supreme Court after a motion by the defence this week. Read more

Samoan stigmatic writing messages in ancient Hebrew

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Toaipuapuagā Opapo the young Samoan woman reported to be to be a stigmatic has been writing messages in ancient Hebrew and Aramaic despite not having studied these languages. A report in Talamua a local newspaper include photographs of some of the messages. Some of the messages, appear to be similar to those found in the Read more

Court orders church group to stay off banished family land

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Members of a church group in Samoa have been ordered not to enter the land of a family which had been banished from the village of Tanugamanono, but which was later awarded thousands in compensation. Samoa’s Land and Titles court has issued an injunction stopping members of the Congregational Christian Church at Tanugamanono from doing Read more

Samoa’s Congregational church to set up bank

Friday, June 21st, 2013

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, (EFFKS), plans to establish a loan firm, then eventually, a commercial bank. According to General Secretary, Reverend Dr Iutisone Salevao, the proposed bank will be funded from the church’s To’omaga Fund, a fund which already exists to provide financial assistance to parishes. “The fund is close to ten million tala at the moment Read more

Samoa’s Congregational Church launches radio and TV outlets

Friday, May 17th, 2013

On Thursday the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (EFKS) launched radio and TV outlets in Apia. EFKS media opened with 80 percent coverage of the country. “We hope to have complete coverage in three months,” says Chairman of the General Assembly, Rev. Elder Tautiaga Senara. Both the radio and TV outlets will be under the Read more

State Funeral for Reverend Oka Fauolo

Friday, May 4th, 2012

In recognition of the prestigious Order of Ti’afau conferred upon him in 1995 – in recognition of his many services to the country – Reverend Oka Fauolo was accorded a state  funeral. His coffin was draped with the national flag and shoulder-carried by Police pall bearers. “Reverend Oka was a man who was not easily Read more