BY BEN BILUA
SAINT Luke Anglican Church welcomed the visiting Isabel Diocesan Bishop Reverend Elision Quity and his delegate upon arrival at Gizo over the weekend.
Parishioners from Satellite Churches from Fishing Village, Rarumana, Ringi, Poitete and Kolokolo also travelled to Gizo to be part of the program.
Bishop Quity and his delegate are on a mission to visit Anglican Communities in Western province.
In his speech during the welcome ceremony, he acknowledged St Luke Parishioners and also Christian people at Gizo for the warm welcome.
Bishop Quity said the mission to Gizo is a blessing for the church and also parishioners to share the moment available preaching and sharing the word of Christ.
He told those present that the church is an institution that brings people together to learn and live with Christian values.
“Church is not a museum or a market where people visit or buy things that is of personal interest
“Church is like a hospital where people seek assistance for health issues. Church is a place we as Christian can seek God’s healing through repentance,” Bishop Quity said.
He said the existence of Churches encourages people to live a good life sharing and spreading love and kindness within the society.