Posts Tagged ‘New Church’

CCCS dedicate new Jubilee Church Comments 0

Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (CCCS) dedicated their new Jubilee church  (Fale Iupeli) at the headquarters Malua last Thursday. The dedication ceremony started with various church district presenting gifts in a traditional Ta’alolo and the Mafutaga Aoao a Tina – the Church Women’s Council presented  fine mats, siapo and a monetary gift of $2 million Read more

Some church groups hindering village life in Fiji Comments 0

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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There is a need to limit and be very careful about allowing new religious groups to come into villages because they have different beliefs says Ministry of iTaukei Affairs permanent secretary He said that they are asking these religious groups to follow the proper channel and liaise with the village headmen. “New religious and church Read more

Solomon Island community celebrates opening of new church Comments 0

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Entertainment and feasting marked the opening of a new church last weekend at Chapuru community, Visale. Chapuru is a village on the northwest coast of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. According to John Toki, Solomon Star’s Guadalcanal correspondent, close to a thousand people braved the heavy downpour on Saturday to witness the blessing of the new church. Read more

New Church in Kapiti is also a business venture Comments 1

Friday, February 13th, 2015

The founder of a new church on the Kapiti Coast says the church is a business that has to create its own path. “It cannot rely on parishioners … times are difficult. The church has to look at other ways to ensure its financial viability – do not underestimate the Christian dollar,” says Kerupi Tavita. Read more

Vicariate moving from Kuwait to Bahrain, citing accessibility Comments 0

Friday, August 24th, 2012

In an atmosphere of regional sectarian tensions, the headquarters of the Apostolic Vicar for Northern Arabia is being transferred from Kuwait to Bahrain, where the royal family has given land for the vicariate and a new church. The apostolic vicar, Bishop Camillo Ballin, said the move is being made because Bahrain is more central and Read more

Church in Ra raised money for School Comments 0

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

The establishment of a high school  at Navunibitu in the Saivou district of Ra moved a step closer to reality when the Catholic Church raised money ($83,600) last week in a fundraising drive. Organising committee chairman Iosefo Jone said the church had been working closely with the vanua of Saivou to build the first-ever high school in Read more

New Models of the Church in a New Media World Comments 0

Friday, August 12th, 2011

In his seminal 1974 book Models of the Church, theologian Avery Dulles offered five paradigms, or “models,” each of which called attention to certain aspects of the worldwide Christian church. The church, Dulles wrote, is in essence a mystery — a reality of which we cannot speak directly. Thus we must draw on analogies to Read more