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PTC Principal Reverend Professor Dr Upolu Vaai addressed the Indigenous People’s Pre-Assembly at the World Council of Churches meeting this week. He spoke on the topic Indigenous cosmology and restoring wholeness of creation as part of the Pacific church’s alternative to the extractive development narratve and the geonocides and violation of lands, ocean, and human...
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Celebrating the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WORLD’S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES under the theme: “The role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge.” A worship service was held at the College today led by its Principal Rev Professor Dr Upolu Luma Vaai to celebrate women’s contribution to Pasifika communities. Indigenous women play vital...
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With Greek and Hebrew in the bag, Houmbouy Wakhejima desired to learn English. She believes the three languages will enable her to become a biblist. A biblist is a bible scholar. So the personnel exchange programme sponsoring students from New Caledonia – Kanaky, West Papua and Maohi Nui to study English in Fiji was an...
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‘They call me the Tui Tonga’,’ Tevita Taka remarked, sparking a ripple of laughter in the audience at the Pacific Theological College during an event. He towered over the podium at six-plus feet. Reverend Tevita Tonga Mohenoa Taka from the village of Faleloa on Ha’apai Island in Tonga is a Master of Church History student...
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Today, PTC farewelled Dr Gladson Jathanna and his wife, Shirley. Dr Jathanna joined PTC in 2019 as the Senior Lecturer of Church History. He later became the Head of the Department for Church History. He leaves PTC to join Drew University in the United States. In bidding PTC farewell at an event this morning, Dr...
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We begin our workshop today on Landscape for effective project management. We pray for a productive and helpful workshop.
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The Pacific Theological College with the Pacific Community and the East-West Centre in Hawaii have begun conversations on the 2nd Pacific Philosophies Conference. The second PPC is expected to be held in Hawaii in 2024, leading to the Pacific Festival of Arts. The PPC brings together Pacific philosophical thinkers across the region, sharing Pacific philosophies,...
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Students from Kanaky-New Caledonia learn English through the Ecumenical Learning programme coordinated by the Institute for Mission and Research at the Pacific Theological College. We welcome Wakhejima Houmbouy, Thierry Iwa, Paul Sailuegeje, Christopher Siapo and Tutone Ma’asi. They are from the Eglise Protestante de Kanaky Nouvelle-Calédonie, a member church of PTC.
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The theme for the self determination event and MOU signing ceremony coinciding with Pacific forum leaders meeting in Suva is “Self-determination: The unfinished journey of the Pasifika Household”. Speakers from New Caledonia and West Papua including PCC and PTC addressed the need for the churches to support the regional self-determination movement, not just political but...
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The Pacific Theological College has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore partnerships and conversations in potentially setting up a campus in New Caledonia. The MOU provides a platform for discussions between PTC, the Government of New Caledonia, its Congress and member church, the Èglise Protetante de Kanaky Nouvelle-Calédonie (EPKNC). The MOU also covers forming...
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