Posts Tagged ‘LMS’

White Sunday celebrations can strain family finances Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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