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THE Diocese of Guadalcanal of the Anglican Church of Melanesia moved a step closer to securing  around twenty (20) hectares of land to build its Diocesan Headquarters. This followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between representatives of the Church and chiefs representing the Ghaobata tribe.  The land is located within the Tenavatu area in the east of Honiara.

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Tuesday, 17 February 2015 16:40

MBH opens new coconut crushing mill

THE Melanesian Brotherhood (MBH) of the Anglican Church of Melanesia now has a coconut crushing mill established at Tanaeba area just close to the MBH Headquarters at  Tabalia.

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THE Archbishop of Melanesia, who is also the patron of the Mothers’ Union MU has urged the Mothers’ Union delegates to promote the place of women in the Church and Society.

The Most Rev’d David Vunagi made the statement at the official opening of this 13th Provincial Mothers Union General Conference at the Melanesia haus on Monday 25th August 2014.

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Friday, 29 August 2014 22:58

CSC opens new Conference hall

As part of their preparations towards the coming General Chapter, The Community of the Sisters of the Church (CSC) on Thursday the 21st of August 2014 officially blessed and dedicated their newly built conference hall at Tetete Ni Kolivuti (TNK), east of Honiara.

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ON SUNDAY the 20th day of October 2013; the Melanesian Brotherhood (MBH) commemorated the 10th anniversary of the seven Brothers who lost their lives in pursuit of peace and social order for this nation Solomon Islands during the height of the Ethnic Crises.

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THE Anglican Church in the Province of Melanesia (ACOM) applauds the overseas Mission and donor part­ners for their support through the church towards the devastating flood that strikes Honiara and parts of Guadal­canal.

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Monday, 12 May 2014 15:24

St. Nicholas assist Guale Victims

An Anglican Church of Melanesia owned St. Nicholas School is one amongst others that have responded to the victims of Guadalcanal from the recent flood disaster. The assistance was channeled through the Diocese of Guadalcanal.

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THE Diocesan Bishop of Guadalcanal the Rt. Rev. Nathan Tome made his first episcopal visit to the five districts on the southern part of Guadalcanal from the 9th to the 15th of February.

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Friday, 21 February 2014 11:57

About the Diocese of Guadalcanal

THE Diocese of Guadalcanal in the Province of Guadalcanal is the newly inaugurated diocese in the Province of Melanesia. The diocese was inaugurated on the 23rd of June 2013 at the St. Paul’s Chapel at Legalau village, Tasiboko – east of Honiara. The first Bishop of the Diocese of Guadalcanal is the then Senior Bishop in the Province of Melanesia – the Right Reverend Nathan Tome who was elected into the post on the 6th of September 2013 by the diocesan electoral board at TNK.

Out of thousands witnessing the event were the then Deputy Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Honorable Manasseh Maelanga along with other Government Ministers and the leader of Opposition Dr. Derrick Sikua, Archbishop David Vunagi and the Council of Bishops, Archbishop Adrian Smith of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Honiara, General Secretary Dr. Abraham Hauriasi, Chancellor and the Vice Chancellor, clergy men and women and lay people of the church of Melanesia that includes Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

Representatives from the Melanesian Mission United Kingdom, Australia Board of Mission and Melanesia Trust Board New Zealand also witnessed the inauguration of the diocese.

Archbishop Adrian Smith of the Roman Catholic Church - archdiocese of Honiara is the preacher on that day.

The Diocese of Guadalcanal covers areas from beyond Lunga Bridge on the east and from beyond White River Bridge on the west of Honiara.

Currently, the head quarter of the diocese is located right next to the DOCM. The diocesan cathedral is St. Paul’s chapel at Legalau.



Diocesan Bishop

Right Rev. Nathan Tome


Diocesan Secretary

Mr. Philip Kapini

Phone: (677) 23337

Mobile: (677) 7499853


Vicar General

Fr. John Chris Sam

Phone: (677) 23337


Mission Secretary

Fr. Francis Lauvatu 

Phone: (677) 23337

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Thursday, 06 February 2014 13:31

Sr. Kathleen leads CSC

The COMMUNITY OF THE SISTERS OF THE CHURCH (CSC) together with their associates, supporters, family members and friends witnessed the blessing of the new Sister Provincial for the Community of the Sisters of the Church in the Solomon Islands at Tetere Ni Kolivuti (TNK) on Sunday 13th 2013.

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