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David Niu
District Superintendent
David L. Niu

Kryziah Tiueco-Weis
Sr. Admin Assistant, Los Rios & Central Valley
Kryziah Tiueco-Weis

(916) 374-1502
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West Sacramento, California 95691

LSM - Preaching (Tongan) Session 5

LSM - Preaching (Tongan) Session 5
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Pacific Standard Time

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Preaching Course - Kalasi Malanga

   Lay Servant Ministry in Tongan - Lea Fakatonga




Sept. 13 - Topic: “Called to Worship” -  “Ko ho Ui ke Malanga”

Instructors: Rev. Kalesita Tu’ifua, Rev. Kalolaine Lavalu, Rev. Martin 



Sept. 20 - Topic: “Text and Context” - “Folofola mo hono Puipuitu’a”

Instructors: Rev. ‘Ofa Ha’unga & Rev. Fungalei Taufo’ou


Sept. 27 - Topic: “Finding a Focus” - “Fokotu’utu’u e fo’i malanga”

Instructors: Rev. Sione Tu’uta & Rev. Kata’ii Tapa


Oct. 4 - Topic: “Plan and Practice” - “Fokotu’utu’u mo hiki e Malanga”

Instructors: Rev. Salome Mahe & Rev. Latulala Toetu’u


Oct. 11 - Topic: “Deliver the Sermon” - “Fakahoko oe Malanga 

(Malanga’i e Folofola)” 

Instructors: Rev. Faiana Prescott - Funaki & Rev. Sifa Hingano

Incl.:Closing Worship - Certificate Recognition/Foaki tohi Fakamo’oni 


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Your locations and time of entrance:

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (California & Oregon-Idaho & Arizona)

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Texas & Louisiana)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Hawaii)

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Meeting ID: 958 1546 7029

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  +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

  +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

  +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

For Participants:


This course offers practical tips for persons who are called on to preach occasionally but are not formally trained as pastors. Uses text: “From Pew to Pulpit”


Learners will:


  • Examine the role of the sermon in the Service of Worship and see it as a proclamation of the Good News;

  • Work through the stages in sermon preparation from; message topic to final manuscript;

  • Learn how to assess the congregation’s profile as it impacts sermon creation and delivery;

  • Examine technical issues of grammar, language, word selection, and humor and their impact on delivering the sermon. 

Links to Purchase: Participant’s BookLeader’s Guide

Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.