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Watching the Waves

The Pacific Theological College (PTC) launched ‘Watching the Waves’ an online platform that brings Pacific Islanders together to Talanoa (talk/share) about issues of today that threaten their mental wellbeing.           Issues like poverty, the devastation of non-communicable diseases, climate change and COVID19, like the waves of the ocean, engulf many lives....
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28
Apr

STOP COVID19

The Pacific Theological College promotes strict adherence to safety protocols to control COVID19. The College prepared several plans to counter the spread of the virus. The plans restrict physical engagements with the public, promote sanitary habits and controls movements in and out of campus. The College;s COVID19 Safety Plan prescribes a two meters social distancing...
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27
Apr

School of Philosophy – A Background

A new school of Pacific philosophy at the Pacific Theological College will teach indigenous philosophical foundations, worldviews and ways of being. These philosophies manifest a close kinship with the natural world and promote wellbeing and wholeness of life. Coordinating the school’s formation is the Director of the Institute for Mission and Research Aisake Casimira and...
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27
Apr

Marketing Manager

The Pacific Theological College is looking to hire a Marketing Manager to oversee its marketing efforts as it transits into a University. The position will deliver on the following key areas: (a) design and implement a marketing strategy for awareness and profiling of the university vision, concepts and future offerings (b) design and produce the...
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27
Apr

Fashion Design

High school mathematics and calculations came to good use at a fashion and design class for women of the Pacific Theological College. PTC’s Women’s Programme organised the training. Women’s programme acting director Sulu Hughes-Casimira said renowned Fijian fashion designer Rosie Emberson Semisi taught the class. A participant, Evelyn Tamanikaigavo said the training helped her cut...
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12
Apr

World Day of Prayer

Women of the Pacific Theological College community marked World Day of Prayer and stood in solidarity with women of Vanuatu. Women dressed in Vanuatu dresses, carrying the country flag and sang songs in Bislama. They also performed dramas at the Islander Missionaries Memorial Chapel on March 4. They prayed for the women and people of...
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12
Apr

Session Highlights School Children Indiscipline

Church workers in Fiji expressed concerns over increasing incidences of children indiscipline that often lead to the committal of crimes. A monitoring evaluation workshop of pastoral counselling and peace building highlighted the issue as an important one to critically address at the national level. The group of church workers were participants of a Pastoral Counselling...
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12
Apr

A Wedding: A Chapel

The Islander Missionaries Memorial Chapel is fast becoming a venue of choice for couples wanting to celebrate their wedding. This quarter saw three weddings at the Chapel. PTC cameras were blessed to capture the moment Maika Yabakivou pledged his life to Luisa.                          ...
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12
Apr

Itulagi: A Pacific Network for the Young

The Itulagi Learning and Exchange Youth Network coordinated by the Institute for Mission and Research of PTC is now formed.   It is a network of young Pacific Islanders rising to fight regional injustices of poverty, violence and a broken ecology.   Principal PTC Rev. Professor Dr Upolu Vaai challenged the network to promote life....
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12
Apr