Archbishop Takeli pays courtesy visit to GG
THE Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) The Most Reverend George Takeli made a courtesy visit to the Governor General of Solomon Islands His Excellency Sir Frank Kabui on Monday January 30, 2017.
This is part of the Archbishop’s courtesy calls planned to make on national leaders since taking up office as Archbishop in April 2016.
The aim of these visits is to assure leaders of his church’s commitment to uphold them in prayers, and to work with them to work for peace, friendship, unity and prosperity of our nation Solomon Islands.
In their conversation, Sir Frank Kabui acknowledges the huge contribution made by the Anglican Church of Melanesia and other Churches in the country for their continuous prayers and support in one way or the other towards the betterment of the nation Solomon Islands.
“The Government and the Churches serve the same people and thus it is vital that we must come together and serve our people with the leadership of national Government,” Sir Frank said.
“Churches have been and will always play a major role in helping us through prayers; but what we need is a change which comes from within us as individuals. Therefore we need to go back to the Bible as it has answers to all the issues that are confronting us,” he said.
In their discussions, the Governor General also related in broad terms some of the key issues that our country is facing.
Meanwhile, Archbishop Takeli assures the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui, that the Anglican Church of Melanesia which has the largest population in the country will continue to support the Government and the people of Solomon Islands in whatever way it can.
Archbishop Takeli also reiterated his commitment to work with all sister churches in the country to work together towards serving our people and addressing the common issues facing our people today.
Archbishop Takeli was accompanied by his wife June Takeli, the General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Dr Abraham Hauriasi and the Private Secretary to the Archbishop Mr. Michael Anita.