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60 soldiers ordained to serve the Salvation Army in Tonga

(Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 05/07/2016)

60 soldiers were ordained to serve the Salvation Army in Tonga, during the Worldwide Christian Church celebrates 30 years of service in Tonga.

Captain Sila Hūfanga – the Regional Commander of the Salvation Army in Tonga told Radio News.

He adds those that’s been ordained has accepted Jesus Christ into their lives and has guarantee they will not consume alcohol, tobacco and others.

However there were also other programs to mark this milestone during the weekend which includes a march along the Vaha’akolo Road and was led by Salvation Army’s Head of Mission Adre Cox based in London, UK.

They also presented gifts to Children and Psychiatric Ward in Vaiola Hospital and the Alonga Centre.

It then wrap up with a celebration program on Saturday at Queen Salote College’s Hall, where various traditional dances was performed, including me’etupaki, kailao, solo dance and an entertainment from a brass band group from Hamilton NZ.

Participating in the program were members of the Church throughout Tongatapu and Vava’u with a theme “Arise, March, Shine.”

© Radio & TV Tonga News 2016