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Enthronement of new Archbishop of Melanesia

More than 4,000 people packed into St Barnabas’ Provincial Cathedral in Honiara, on Guadalcanal, one of the Solomon Islands last month, for the enthronement of the Most Revd George Takeli as the sixth Archbishop of Melanesia.

04 May 2016

George Takeli is new Archbishop of Melanesia

The Anglican Church of Melanesia has this morning announced that its new Archbishop and Primate will be the Rt Revd George Takeli, the current Bishop of Temotu. Bishop Takeli will be enthroned on the 17 April at the Saint Barnabas Provincial Cathedral and will also become Bishop of the Diocese of Central Melanesia.

12 February 2016

Solomon Island schools benefit from England-Melanesia teacher exchange

A group of four teachers from the Solomon Islands have made a four-week training visit to the UK as part of a twinning project between schools in the Church of England’s Diocese of Exeter and schools run by the Anglican Church of Melanesia.

05 November 2015

Australian Board of Mission celebrates 165 anniversary

A response from the Church of England to a request from the Bishop of New Zealand for a boat to be used in missionary work in 1850 led to mission outreach work whose fruit is seen today in a number of Anglican provinces.

29 October 2015

Melanesian brother murdered in Papua New Guinea

Member of religious community killed “mistakenly” on his way back to household, says order leader

17 September 2015

Melanesian Primate retires

The Province of the Anglican Church of Melanesia made a farewell liturgical service marking the official retirement of the Most Revd David Vunagi 

07 September 2015

Torres Strait: 144th anniversary of Anglican missions

Occasion to reflect on reconciliation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history

01 July 2015

Anglican Church of Melanesia promotes alcohol awareness

Church must bring about transformation in people’s lives, says Archbishop Vunagi at training for parish trainers

10 June 2015

Oceania Anglican churches look to build regional cooperation for mission

Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia Primate visit to Papua New Guinea ignites enthusiasm for missional collaboration

08 June 2015

Philippines: Anglicans unite in community development training

Participants from Myanmar, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea complete five-week learning visit

03 June 2015