Theresa Fox

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I enrolled at the Pacific Theological College Extension Education with high hopes after I took a sabbatical leave from my undergraduate studies at Bond University in Australia many years ago. I had wanted to do the Bachelor of Divinity Program. The outgoing PTCEE director then, Rev Dr Val Ogden gave me a thorough orientation and...
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Aitu Ostonu is the head of the Sunday School for the Oinafa Circuit of the Methodist Church of Rotuma. She’s one of more than 30 participants of the Leadership and Management Training held in Rotuma from November 23 to December 4, 2020. The Methodist Church of Rotuma hosted the training that was organised by the...
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The eight-year-old boy watched in awe as the dolphins flipped in the air, dancing to the woman’s chant. The chant, rose from a deep place within her, in magical lilting notes, and danced over the sparkling waves. It stirred the pod with invisible energy. The matriarch responded, throwing her calf into the air. The boy...
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At just twenty years old, Nancy Catherine Vakatawa is the youngest church representative enrolled in an accredited four-weeks-long Certificate in Social Analysis Course held in Suva, Fiji recently. Most of her fellow students are at least twice her age or much older with a wealth of experience in church work and dealing with social issues....
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Hundreds of Fijians living at the Jittu Estate informal settlement in Suva received help in the form of bales of clothes and food on October 20. The donation from the Pacific Theological College is part of its aim of addressing social injustices like poverty in its curriculum. It aligns with the PTC Strategic Plan 2020-2025...
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Five students received Pacific Theological College’s top awards for various study categories. For the Faculty Prize for Distinction in Thesis Work in the Master of Theology programme; i. Leslie Boroko (Master of Theology – Church History) – Anglican Church of Melanesia, Solomon Islands ii. Sioeli Sipaisi (Master of Theology – Church History) – Free Wesleyan...
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With perseverance and unity, Pacific Theological College Community navigated the challenges of COVID19. On November 10, at the final Communion service for the Year 2020, the College awarded individuals who had shouldered the burden of community activities. The following awards were given; a. John Tidex Prize for Community Work – Sioeli Sipaisi. b. Fiona McAdam...
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Fijian churches have been challenged to be Christ-like by addressing and finding solutions for social issues that oppress Fijians.  The challenge came from the Principal of the Pacific Theological College Reverend Professor Dr Upolu Vaai while opening a four weeks-long Certificate in Social Analysis Course at the Jovili Meo Mission Centre in Suva, Fiji.  Twenty-five...
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The Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor saluted three publications of the Pacific Theological College as timely for building a new Pacific. Dame Taylor launched the three publications; Reweaving the Ecological Mat Framework – An alternative framework for development that centralises the wellbeing of people and the natural environment. Ecological Economic Accounts...
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There is a need for an ‘Umbilical Church’ that reconnects life to Mother Earth. This was the message for ‘Seasons for Creation Communion Service’ led by PTC Principal Rev. Professor Dr Upolu Va’ai. Seasons for Creation is celebrated every year. It is time to thank the Lord for all our natural blessing like the soil...
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