Fiji Time: 7:47 AM on Sunday 25 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Jubilee event begins

Dawn Gibson
Sunday, August 17, 2014

THE Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma will officially begin its golden jubilee celebrations today, marking 50 years of becoming a self-governing conference.

Thousands of Methodist Church adherents are expected to be in the Capital Citytoday to commemorate the day.

Methodist Church secretary for communication and overseas mission Reverend James Bhagwan said divisional superintendents from all 56 divisions of the church would receive special ceremonial stoles at a service at the Centenary Church at 5pm today.

With the theme Na Lako Yani Vou (The New Exodus), Mr Bhagwan is extending an invitation to members of other denominations around the country to be part of the celebrations.

"The stoles is like a scarfing they wear around their necks, the symbol of their position in the church, the symbol of their pastoral services, it will be done in the special service on Sunday afternoon," Mr Bhagwan said.

He said church members elected into new positions would also be officially installed during the service.

Activities planned for the week-long program are expected to begin on Monday at the Furnival Park in Toorak.








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. Choices for PM
  2. Threat claims by group
  3. RFMF awaits order
  4. FTUC: Lame excuse
  5. Nawaka 7s: Congo Waimanu upset Tabadamu
  6. 7s hunt
  7. Taliga for Dratabu
  8. Biman assures province
  9. Council under scrutiny
  10. Nawaka 7s: Tuva crowned U19 champs

Top Stories this Week

  1. Wheels for ex-PMs Thursday (22 Feb)
  2. Police brutality claims Thursday (22 Feb)
  3. Long wait Monday (19 Feb)
  4. Plans to open caves for public viewing Monday (19 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. That fateful night Friday (23 Feb)
  9. 'I won't stand down' Friday (23 Feb)
  10. Choices for PM Saturday (24 Feb)