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Vanuatu Church Dedications & Pacific Leaders Forum

In November, Vanuatu Mission Field hosted the Pacific Leaders Forum, with representatives from PNG, Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Australia, and of course Vanuatu, in attendance. The Pacific Regional Secretary, Br Rolly Dumaguit was also present for the meetings, which discussed the needs of the Pacific Mission Fields, including a proposal for the establishment…

Welfare Department Work in Oceania

For the past two years several outreach seminars were planned by the Welfare Department to take place in the various islands of Oceania. Due to various funding issues and time constraints the department was unable to complete the scheduled events until just now. As we write this report to you, several more events are in…

Vanuatu Mission News

On the 14th of September, Br Andrew Pakoasongi reported that the Vanuatu Mission Field had just completed a week of public meetings combined with a youth camp. The turnout to the meetings was very good, and six interested souls are now undergoing further Bible studies. Plans are in place to conduct a Leadership Seminar next…

Solomon Islands – February 2012 Visit

The following news was received from Br Csongor Matyas, SA Field Leader, who assisted the AUC by accompanying Br Brian Jaksic last February on a pioneering trip to the growing interests in Solomon Islands. “In February 2012 Br Jaksic and I spent 12 days visiting and encouraging the growing little church in Solomon Islands. Despite…

Papua New Guinea School Project

New PNG Government legislation, which came into effect last month, requires compulsory schooling for all PNG children. To meet this requirement, we are pleased to report that our brethren in PNG have taken the first steps in implementing a Christian based education program. In October 2011, the AUC Education Department, in assisting with the coordination…

Regional News – New Caledonia

In early April of this year, Br Brian Jaksic together with Br John Ciric made a visit to New Caledonia where they met with our church members on the island of Mare to assist in the reorganization of the work there. Br Jaksic reports, “The people there are very strong in faith and of good…

Samoa – Baptisms June 2011

June 2011 In early June, 2011, Br Brian Jaksic returned to Samoa to assist with the Samoan Field Delegation Session. Sabbath meetings were well attended with an encouraging number of visitors. On this second visit he was privileged to conduct the baptisms of four more souls, Sr Tumu Agavale, Sr Fetineiai Agavale, Sr Manuao Siyanilo…

Samoa – Baptisms January 2011

January 2011 A welcome decision of the 32nd AUC delegation session in December 2010 was to engage our retired ministers to help were possible with the work in the Pacific Islands. In response, Br Brian Jaksic was privileged to conduct the baptisms of five souls in January of 2011 — Br Sapati Sami, Sr Lotofoa…