Fiji Time: 5:57 AM on Thursday 30 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Members pay respects

Ana Madigibuli
Thursday, July 10, 2014

THE Methodist Church of Fiji senior church members converged at the Lami Parish ground to pay their last dignified respects to a man they said played a great role in bringing the Kingdom of God to the people.

The interim president Reverend Laisiasa Ratabacaca and other church ministers and women were among the many who gathered to bid their last respects to the late Archbishop Emeritus Petero Mataca yesterday.

Methodist Church secretary for communication Reverend James Bhagwan said representatives of clergy and lay members in the Methodist Church from the 14 divisions of the 56 divisions in the Methodist Church paid their traditional respects at the reguregu.

"Our gathering this afternoon is an expression of our love and the reciprocity that takes place in such a traditional gathering is very powerful," Mr Bhagwan said.





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 0.61450.5955
JPY 59.248756.2487
GBP 0.30390.2959
EUR 0.42940.4174
NZD 0.71770.6847
AUD 0.65130.6263
USD 0.47710.4601

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Final goodbye
  2. Suspended teacher to explain
  3. $114m highway opens
  4. Prison overcrowding
  5. $20m early repayment
  6. Unequal income a challenge
  7. PM tells villagers to take advantage
  8. Family support drives Isaac to pursue career in music
  9. Child labour worry
  10. Team works on road improvement

Top Stories this Week

  1. Nightmare Thursday (23 Jul)
  2. Deaths haunt 15-year-old Monday (27 Jul)
  3. Nakasi rape suspect in court Sunday (26 Jul)
  4. Dad dies, kids worry Tuesday (28 Jul)
  5. Three dead Sunday (26 Jul)
  6. Distraught mum recalls promise Tuesday (28 Jul)
  7. Where's the money Friday (24 Jul)
  8. Truck sinks into town road Monday (27 Jul)
  9. Flying Fijians spoil Samoan celebrations Monday (27 Jul)
  10. Court date for minister Thursday (23 Jul)