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26 March 2015 From our AMB man (Revd Mike Hawke) in Port Vila
Gooday from Port Vila.It has been an exhilarating day. At Christchurch Air NZ waived all excess costs. They were so kind. I sweated a bit on the flight expecting the worst when I got to Queensland. Qantas was very understanding and only charged 5$ for only 50 kg, even though I had 100 kg! So it only cost 250$. great eh? I am staying in Vila with 2 other couples: Gloria and Neville who work with the Presbyterians and Graham and wife Maebry We had a lovely meal and a great chat. It was so much fun watching them open the gifts from the Sumner parish . Neville is thrilled with the water purifier, and drill. Graeme loves his new shoes. Gloria was thrilled with the electric frypan which she cooked from tonight, The tuna and rice crackers were an extra blessing. Maebry loved the ointment and first aid kit plus boat shoes..Presently we are trying to follow the cricket vis Stuffco.nz ie computer. Please e mail back with the results. so, the letters from Ruth Dyson. arch Philip,Rotary with Russell,and another from Jocelyn plus the prayers from many of you, has resulted in a great first day.Vila is recovering quickly in the short term with shops open again.While some Palm trees are still standing, it is the capacity to plant new crops that will determine the longer term future.We are about to have a sing a long. love Mike
17 March 2015 - AMB is working with the Anglican Alliance and other organisation to assist with relief efforts in the Pacific region.
17 March 2015 – From Dr Abraham (General Secretary, Anglican Church of Melanesia)
Fr. Tavoa said “he hasn’t seen anything like it before. It just rushed and tore through the whole town” .
16 March 2015 – AMB is launching an emergency appeal to assist with relief efforts in the Pacific region, particularly Vanuatu. Read more »
From Archbishop Winston Halapua
5 September 2014 - “Military Commander Brigadier-General Mosese Tikoitoga has called on the nation to pray for the safe release of 44 Fijian soldiers held captive by a militant rebel group in the Golan Heights” The Fiji Times, Saturday 20 August... Read more »
Leaders of the world’s largest faiths come together with a goal to end slavery.
8 December 2014 - Global faith leaders in Rome have joined in the universal declaration against slavery. Find out more »
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