BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO
THE United Church of Solomon Islands (UCSI) recently ordained its fourth Moderator Rev David Garunu with his Marama Violet Garuna at Kokeqolo in Munda, Western Province.
The blessing of the ordination was done by the Moderator of United Church in Papua New Guinea (UCPNG) Reverend Bernard Siai.
During the official blessing of the newly elected Moderator, Reverend Siai delivered a message based on Servant Leadership with the scripture text on ‘Jesus Washing of the Disciples Feet’.
Speaking to a source in Munda, he conveyed that the official induction program went well and the handing over of the moderator position from the outgoing Moderator successfully completed with satisfaction from the crowd who were part of the celebration.
Also during the induction, the outgoing Moderator Rev Wilfred Kurepitu and his Marama Rose Kurepitu was saluted for the great service carried out during the past years.
Present during the official induction were United Church Bishops, Ministers, Pastors, lecturers and principals of Segeh theological College and united church members.