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$203k From NZ, Aust Methodists For Opening

$203k From NZ, Aust Methodists For Opening
Former president of the Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma Reverend Dr Ilaitia Tuwere with members of the New ZealandAustralia delegation at Furnival Park in Toorak yesterday. Photo: Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma
August 16
11:30 2015

Fundraising for new Methodist church projects received a $203,000 boost yesterday, at Furnival Park in Toorak. This was confirmed yesterday by spokesperson Rev James Bhagwan.

A delegation of Methodists from Australia and New Zealand, led by former church President Reverend Dr Ilaitia Tuwere, made the official donation at the opening of the annual fundraising drive.

Part of the money is expected to be used for the building of the new residence for the church’s president at Davuilevu.  Its part of the church’s return to its historical base at Davuilevu, according to spokesperson, Reverend Bhagwan.

Reverend Bhagwan expressed the church’s appreciation for the support of Fijian and New Zealand Methodists.


What’s on today:

Methodists ministers will be preaching at designated churches in the Lami-Suva-Nausori-Rewa-Tailevu-corridor. Former Methodist Church presidents on preaching appointment today are:

  • 10am: Viwa, Bau, Tailevu, Rev Tomasi Kanailagi.
  • 10am: Nabua Methodist Church, Rev Dr Ilaitia Tuwere
  • 10am: Natakala, Verata, Tailevu, Rev Laisiasa Ratabacaca
  • 10am: Tabacakacaka Naselai, Rewa, Rev Manasa Lasaro
  • 10am: Service Street, Suva, Rev Ame Tugaue
  • 10am: Tamavua Koro, current President (Qase Levu) Rev Tevita Banivanua



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