New Malua graduates ready to serve the Church

Reverend Sean Palala and his good lady Faufau with the Speaker of Parliament La’aulialemalietoa Leuatea Polata’ivao and wife Tupea and the graduates relatives

BY Tulifau Auvaa­­­

APIA: TUESDAY 02 DECEMBER 2014: Twenty four graduates from the Malua Theological College reaffirmed their readiness to serve the Church at last Saturday’s graduation ceremony.

School started in February 2014 with a roll of 72 students according to the Malua Theological College Principal, Reverend Dr. Afereti Uili.

One student was suspended over alcohol issues.

“The graduating ceremony marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one,” said Dr. Afereti.

Of the 24 graduates Filemoni Crawley and wife Alofa will continue their studies at the Pacific Theological College in Fiji.

The graduates earned either a Diploma in Theology, a Bachelor of Theology and a Bachelor of Divinity.

The graduates in Diploma of Theology are: Alaifetu Fa’aeteete and Kalala, Amosa Silipa, Epati So’oula and Vicky, Etiveni Ta’avao and Si’ilevi’iga, Fa’aaliga Auvele and Lafo, Farani Pauga, Komisi Samuelu and Mercy, Mautofiga Tuu’u , Pasefika Maiava and Talalelei, Satala Sau and Rina, Sean Palala and Faufau and Taulotoga Viliamu and Sago.

Bachelor of Theology: Clay Tofilau and Eseta, Silipa Silipa and Tagiilima and Ulale Sakaio and Usufono.

Bachelor of Divinity: Filemoni Crawley and Alofa, Letupi Mata’utia and Helen, Mofate Fuimaono and Ali’itasi, Mose Malaga and Uputaua, Petelo Pauga and Angela, Poasa Toivao, Senetenari Autagavaia and Tasele Tuluauau.