Leaders and members of the Samoa Methodist Church are gathering at Faleula this week for their annual conference.
For the past few days, hundreds of church members making up the different delegations from overseas have been arriving for the meeting.
Yesterday, a service at the Wesley Church offered up thanksgiving and petitions before the conference begins proper today.
The service was conducted by Reverend Kolani Fiti from Australia.
As well as the main conference, the ‘Au-uso’ Fealofani or Council of Women meeting gets underway this week followed by the main conference.
A pastor’s wife from Victoria Australia, Vaosina Mapesone, said the meeting is an opportunity for women to share ideas about how to improve their work.
Away from the developments of the church, Elderly mother from Faleū Manono, Si’i Emosi said the meeting is a chance to fellow ship and share about the goodness of God.
As for the main conference, the meeting will discuss issues about the development and strategic plans of the church.