$203 000 from NZ, Aust Methodists for opening

Fundraising for new Methodist church projects received a $203,000 boost yesterday, at Furnival Park in Toorak.

This was confirmed yesterday by spokesperson Rev James Bhagwan.

A delegation of Methodists from Australia and New Zealand, led by former church President Reverend Dr Ilaitia Tuwere, made the official donation at the opening of the annual fundraising drive.

Part of the money is expected to be used for the building of the new residence for the church’s president at Davuilevu.  Its part of the church’s return to its historical base at Davuilevu, according to spokesperson, Reverend Bhagwan.

Reverend Bhagwan expressed the church’s appreciation for the support of Fijian and New Zealand Methodists.