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New Appointment – Dr Bendanglemla Longkumer

The Pacific Theological College (PTC) is delighted to announce the induction into the role of Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics Dr Bendanglemla Longkumer on Friday 16th September 2022 Dr. Bendanglemla Longkumer holds a Doctorate of Theology (D.Th) in Theology from South Asia Theological Research Institute (SATHRI), Senate of Serampore College (University). Her research was...
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04
Oct

New Appointment – Dr Dianne Rayson

The Pacific Theological College (PTC) has inducted into the role of Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics Dr Dianne Rayson, who comes to PTC from Australia. Dr Rayson was inducted on Friday 16th September 2022 at a service in the College Chapel that was followed by Tea in the fale. Di Rayson holds a PhD...
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28
Sep

New Faculty Member – Rev Dr Afereti Uili

The Pacific Theological College (PTC) has been pleased in recent weeks to welcome back onto the Faculty Rev Dr Afereti Uili, who has returned to Fiji with his wife Samata. Rev Dr Afereti Uili was inducted on Friday 16th September 2022 to be Senior Lecturer in Old Testament and Hebrew Language at the college, having...
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27
Sep

Induction Day

Friday 16th September 2022 was Induction Day at the College where the Rev Dr Epineri Vakadewavosa, Deputy Chair of the College Council and Executive inducted Rev Dr Afereti Uili to be Senior Lecturer in Old Testament & Hebrew Language; Dr Dianne Rayson to be Senior Lecturer in Theology & Ethics; Dr Bendanglemla Longkumer to be...
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19
Sep

SEASON OF CREATION 2022

PRESIDENT RATU WILIAME KATONIVERE OFFICIATED AT THE LAUNCH OF THE SEASON OF CREATION 2022 His Excellency, the President, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere, officiated at the launch of the Season of Creation 2022 at the Pacific Theological Chapel in Nasese today (05/09/22). In his address, President Katonivere said the objective of the Season of Creation was close...
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14
Sep

WCC Assembly

The College has an exhibition booth at the WCC Assembly site in Karlsruhe, Germany. Rev Mark Meacher, the College marketing officer together with our volunteers Freda and Raphael from Germany looking after the tent. We also acknowledge with much appreciation our partner Mission EineWelt who supported the printing of our leaflets/brochures and pull up banners....
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14
Sep

WCC Global Ecumenical Institute (GETI)

The College Principal, Rev. Professor Dr. Upolu Luma Vaai, is a speaker and facilitator at the WCC Global Ecumenical Institute (GETI) held during the assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, gathering 150 students from all over the world for 6 weeks to learn and discuss different ecumenical tracks from Eco-Diakonia, to Healing Memories, Body Politics, Interreligious Dialogue,...
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14
Sep

Indigenous People’s Pre-Assembly

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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14
Sep

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

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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09
Aug