Six months on from the massive volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga, Anglicans are mobilising Appeal funds to build natural disaster resilient communities across the islands of Tonga.
The Diocese of Polynesia has called for prayer as nominations for the role of Bishop of Polynesia and Archbishop of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia opened this week.
Anglicans in Fiji’s Newtown parish have boosted their gardening skills at a workshop designed to help them support pandemic-hit families with low cost food and new sources of income.
Anglican Missions and the Diocese of Polynesia are giving thanks to all those who have given to the Tonga Emergency Appeal, but with widespread devastation due to the eruption and tsunamis, our Tongan whānau still urgently need our help.
The Anglican Diocese of Polynesia and Anglican Missions have launched an emergency appeal for the people of Tonga after tsunami waves and ash fall from the Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption caused widespread damage on 15 January 2022.
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Anglican Missions and the Diocese of Polynesia have announced that Karen Chute Delaivoni has been appointed to a new role as Diocesan Development and Humanitarian Aid Project Manager.
The Diocese of Polynesia’s Ministry Officer the Rev Sereima Lomaloma has addressed European Commission members and faith-based gender justice leaders from round the globe to share the House of Sarah’s work on ending violence against women and girls.
Eleni Levin Tevi has shared her Tongan Anglican perspective on how the Church can prioritise climate resilience alongside commmunity resilience in its work to combat the impact of climate change.
Archbishop Fereimi Cama was farewelled from this life in a funeral ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral Suva yesterday, honoured by his beloved family and Church, and joined online by mourners from around the world.
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