The deputy Chairman of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, Reverend Elder Tavita Roma is among seven elders who will be honoured during the church’s conference this year.
As pensioned Pastors, Rev. Elder Tavita Roma and Tailua Roma (C.C.C.S Sala’ilua) joins the list that incudes Rev. Elder Kerisiano Soti and Laumata (C.C.C.S. Sogi), Rev. Elder Iose Evile and Orepa (C.C.C.S. Mililani Hawai’i), Rev. Solomona Tutatagaloa and Annedy (C.C.C.S Lalomalava), Rev. Peteru and Sieni Tone (C.C.C.S. Vaivase Tai), Rev. Iupeli Ieremia and To’atolu (C.C.C.S. Fagali’i) and Rev. Afa Afato and Iutita (C.C.C.S. Fiti).
Yesterday, the wives of the pastors featured during the Women’s Conference, which is the prelude to the main conference that starts on Sunday.
“It’s not an easy role, but it was God that lead and guided us all these years,” said Re. Elder Tavita’s wife, Tailua Roma
“It all comes down when we rely on God’s arms for His protection upon each and everyone of us,
“There are challenges, but with Him, all things are possible… to all the mothers of the church, without your support I wouldn’t be able to get to where I am today,
After forty-one years of serving the church at Mililani Hawai’i, Mrs. Orepa was truly humbled.
“Not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord.....I have learnt so much while working in the church…the bad the good … I mean everything,
“But for today, Lord you’re so faithful. I want to thank our church at Mililani Hawai’i for all the prayers and all these years.”