Posts Tagged ‘LMS’

White Sunday celebrations can strain family finances

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Some Children in Samoa have been missing school because they have been on the streets of Apia trying to get a bit of money to buy food for White Sunday. The Samoa Observer reports that in among the shoppers on Friday, there were sellers – some only of primary school age – selling things such Read more

Samoa’s EFKS Church objects to LMS membership of Council of Churches

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The Samoa Congregational Christian Church, CCCS/EFKS has objected to the new London Missionary Society church, LMS Toe Fuata’ina, becoming a member of the National Council of Churches. The General Secretary of the Council Reverend Ma’auga Motu says a letter of objection has been received and will be discussed in next month’s executive meeting. He says Read more

Word fell on fertile ground in Samoa

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Those early Christian missionaries certainly did an impressive job in Samoa. Christianity remains the backbone and strength of the Samoan culture – every village has at least one church and sometimes up to four, with about 10 denominations represented across the islands. Samoa’s motto says: “Samoa is founded on God” and the locals’ strong religious Read more

Samoa’s Congregational Christian Church to set up a TV station

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa has confirmed the purchase of the old Samoa Observer premises. The property will be used by the church to set up a TV station. The general secretary of the Church, Rev. Dr Iutisone Salevao, said the idea has been in the pipeline for about five years but after its Read more