Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 4:29 PM on Saturday 30 August

/ Front page / News

Solidarity call for Methodist Church followers

By Nasik Swami
Friday, February 14, 2014

Update: 6:38PM METHODIST Church followers in the country have been asked to wear either white or black and white during the next week as they prepare to farewell their late president Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu who passed away past Tuesday.

In a statement, church general secretary Rev Tevita Banivanua said following discussions with the family and church leaders, all members of the Methodist Church were being asked to wear the attire from Monday 17 to Friday 21.

He said this was a form of solidarity with the bereaved family and a show of unity for the Methodist community.

Rev Tuikilakila will be laid to rest on February 20 at Davuilevu following a funeral service at the Centenary Church in Suva.

 


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Rebels take our soldiers
  2. Mother prays for son's safety
  3. Businessman on $2k bail
  4. PM assures nation
  5. WHAT THE PARTIES SAY
  6. UN calls for immediate release of Fijian men
  7. Request rejected
  8. Majority want to know more about our land
  9. UN seeks to locate Fijian peacekeepers
  10. Rooney to lead

Top Stories this Week

  1. Numbers list stays Monday (25 Aug)
  2. Shocking discovery Tuesday (26 Aug)
  3. Van Gaal unhappy Wednesday (27 Aug)
  4. Woman of faith Monday (25 Aug)
  5. Unacceptable Tuesday (26 Aug)
  6. Commander confirms captured soldiers 'safe' Friday (29 Aug)
  7. Police act Wednesday (27 Aug)
  8. Man wants death probe Monday (25 Aug)
  9. Unhappy Fijians Tuesday (26 Aug)
  10. Show of support Thursday (28 Aug)