Fiji Time: 6:54 PM on Saturday 28 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Church raises $70k in 2 days

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Friday, August 22, 2014

A TOTAL of $71,646.65 was raised by the Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma in the past two days of its golden jubilee celebrations at the Furnival Park, Toorak, in Suva.

These were the donations from various circuits, divisions and confederacies.

Church general secretary Reverend Tevita Nawadra said the celebration had been encouraging as church members flocked in numbers into the Capital City to be part of the event.

"The celebration is touching. We started it with the reconciliation on Monday and then the three confederacies also came in with their presentations," Mr Nawadra said.

"This is an emotional and moving occasion as well for us the church members. We look forward to the remaining events in these last two days before the meeting next week."

Yesterday witnessed gift presentation and thanksgiving day, and various circuits and division took part in the choir singing and soli.

He said the event was to thank the Lord for bringing the church through in the past 50 years.

The church had targeted to receive the donations of $5000 from big circuits and $3000 from smaller circuits from the 330 circuits around the country.





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. Hong Kong 7s - A brief look back at how the tournament has changed in 40 years
  2. Porn a form of violence
  3. Human sexuality
  4. Fear and pain
  5. NRL: Seven debutants set to take field
  6. Ten-year dream becomes reality for Mercer
  7. Fruit fly find raises total to eight
  8. Reds fall short against Highlanders
  9. FEA awards company with gensets project
  10. Relocation query

Top Stories this Week

  1. The last goodbye Tuesday (24 Feb)
  2. Porn search: Fiji in top ten Friday (27 Feb)
  3. Bonus pay Tuesday (24 Feb)
  4. Wife's sorrow Wednesday (25 Feb)
  5. Bainimarama: Expect the rise Monday (23 Feb)
  6. Dead in early morning plunge Friday (27 Feb)
  7. JPs in corrupt practice Monday (23 Feb)
  8. Body find shocks duo Thursday (26 Feb)
  9. 3 walk free Thursday (26 Feb)
  10. A mother's anguish Wednesday (25 Feb)