Not wanting to waste anything, the women training on ‘Carving and Printing’ at the Pacific Theological College’s Women’s programme, save the paint gathered from washing paint rollers to tie dye.
This effort in saving is consistent with the Earth Justice Advocacy (EJA) principles the College is embodying as part of the new journey it is making as the leading regional ecumenical theological institution.
Living in harmony with nature is characteristic of good stewardship that the Holy Bible encourages all Christians to emulate.
Director Women’s Programme Sosefo Tigarea said while the women save the pain and tie dye, creating new curtains for the Women’s Center, they share tips from their various countries on how tie dye is done.
‘It’s a time of camaraderie and sharing and learning from the Pacific,’ said Mrs Tigarea.
‘The tie dye and printing course runs for eight weeks and is open to all women, even outside PTC,’ she added.
The EJA activities of PTC is managed by a committee made up of representatives from the PTC faculty, the student body, support staff and youth.
EJA is a brainchild of the College Principal Rev. Dr. Upolu Luma Vaai.
Its specific aims include;