Fiji Time: 12:37 PM on Friday 23 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Padre tends to flock

Reijeli Robanakadavu
Sunday, April 20, 2014

THERE is a need for a full-time Methodist Church minister to look after the congregation in the UK and Northern Ireland.

This was highlighted by the UK Fijian Methodist Fellowship chaplain Reverend Jimione Kaci at their annual conference last night that this is his second year serving the church's Fijian British Army families.

"In regards to the financial obligations of looking after the minister, it is the responsibility of the church members," Mr Kaci said.

"That includes housing the minister and his family and meeting their financial obligations."

Mr Kaci said he was also responsible for looking after the Derby Circuit English members.

He said the Fijian members of the congregation looked after his housing and other miscellaneous expenses.

"At the moment, one minister is enough to look after the congregation in the UK and Northern Ireland.

"Most of the soldiers are mobile and move around the camps in the UK but the main thing is that they are growing spiritually and doing the work of the church and Lord."

Mr Kaci said most church leaders had a strong foundation of church principles which were being put into practise.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.63650.6175
JPY 54.034951.0349
GBP 0.35780.3498
EUR 0.40640.3944
NZD 0.68820.6552
AUD 0.64140.6164
USD 0.50240.4854

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, February, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'I won't stand down'
  2. Same-sex marriage
  3. Police refuse permit for FTUC's Suva march
  4. $10m in six months
  5. FWCC claims rise in abuse
  6. Minister's political career up to party
  7. 'Poachers aware of patrols'
  8. Wheels to boost response
  9. Villagers work towards planting native trees
  10. FLOTSAM & JETSAM

Top Stories this Week

  1. Wheels for ex-PMs Thursday (22 Feb)
  2. Long wait Monday (19 Feb)
  3. Plans to open caves for public viewing Monday (19 Feb)
  4. Police brutality claims Thursday (22 Feb)
  5. Tears flow for eleven Wednesday (21 Feb)
  6. Masirewa scores biggest try Monday (19 Feb)
  7. Adi Meretui joins SODELPA camp Monday (19 Feb)
  8. Bitcoin rises above $20,175 Saturday (17 Feb)
  9. Sau's 7s aim Monday (19 Feb)
  10. Indian engineers to assess Fiji's railway network Monday (19 Feb)