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Ground breaking ceremony of new TOP$50,000 church building for the Matalikufisi Free Wesleyan church

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 18/04/2017

Today was a joyous occasion for the members of the FWC of Matalikufisi, at the completion of the laying of the foundation of a new church building for the congregation.

The ground breaking ceremony was conducted and led by the President of the FWC – Rev. Dr. ‘Ahio together with elderly members of the church.

Speaking to Radio and Television Tonga News the former lay leader of the Church, ‘Amusivao Fotu Kupu says, they conducted various fund raising drives overseas to fund the church.

She said, this has been one of their dreams to build a new church due to various reasons and one of it, is the growing numbers of church members.

‘Amusivao Fotu Kupu served as the lay leader of the Church for more than 20 years.

The old church building was established in the 1970’s.

The work will be carried out by the Church Minister of the FWC of Halafo’ou – Rev. Paula Peu with the help from the steward of the Church – Mosese Moa and church members.

There are 28 families in the Matalikufisi’s church.

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