THE MELANESIAN BROTHERHOOD (MBH) hold their ‘14TH GREAT CONFERENCE’ this week.
The two week programme began with a welcome ceremony on Saturday 12th October. This was followed by an opening Eucharist Service on Sunday, which was led by the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia and Father of the Brotherhood, the Most Reverend Leonard Dawea.
The Great Conference first week begins on Monday 14th and will have all the Brothers, Novices and MBH Companions coming together for retreat, workshops and Bible reflections. This will be followed by the election of new leaders for the community taking place on Saturday 19th.
Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd will the Brothers Conference followed by the Companions Conference on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th.
Sunday 27th is MBH feast day; Saint Simon and Saint Jude and all Companions, supporters, family members and friends in and around Tabalia (MBH Headquarters, West Guadalcanal) are welcome to join the brothers in this feast day.
Apart from other activities that would be staged throughout the two week programme are Bible reflections, praise and worship, dramas, Evangelism and Intentional Discipleship talks, Health and awareness talks to name a few.
The Melanesian Brotherhood has regional headquarters in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. They also have working households in the Philippines and Australia and Companions across Melanesia, the UK and Canada.
The Theme for this year’s great conference is: ‘Empowering the Values of the Melanesian Brotherhood and Companions’.
Let us keep our Brothers and Companions in prayer for this great event.
CANDIDATES FOR THE ELECTION OF MELANESIAN BROTHERHOOD LEADERS
19TH OCTOBER 2019, TABALIA HEAD QUARTERS, SOLOMON ISLANDS.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA REGION
- BR. MARTIN OGOBA
- BR. DAVID IGARA
- BR. RODNEY GEARUA
- BR. JOE NARUI
SOUTHERN REGION, VANUATU
- BR. ENIS DAVID
- BR.FELIX RAYMOND
- BR. FRANKLYN SALE
- BR. ABRAHAM HURI
SOLOMON ISLANDS REGION
- BR. GEORGE BUGORO
- BR. AUGUSTIN PAIKENI
- BR. JAIRUS HOUNISEU
- BR. ALISTER KNIGHTS
The election date will be on 19th October 2019 at St. Marks Chaple, Tabalia 10.00am to be conducted by the New Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Leonard Dawea.
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