Host ready to lay it on for synod

Lae News, Normal


HOST, Jabem district, is all set to open 27th synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church at Martin Luther Seminary in Lae on Sunday.
The synod organising committee chairman, Titi Solomon, said preparations were on track with food, transportation, accommodation, the venue, security – all set.
“As for food, the deadline for bringing in food for the synod is tomorrow but most of the food have arrived by truck loads as well as by ships through Lutheran Shipping,” Mr Solomon said.
“Most of those who will assist in cooking are already here.”
He said Jabem circuits that were accessible by roads were allocated funds to pay for vehicles to transport foods into Martin Luther Seminary.
Mr Solomon assured that security would be beefed-up during the official opening and the during the synod week.
He said youths from the 14 circuits of the district as well as police would be engaged in providing security.
Mr Solomon also said about 15 city buses have been confirmed to provide transport to the delegates throughout the week-long synod.
Continuous power disruptions were also taken into account and a standby generator had been put in place at the synod venue.
So far members of the Jabem district and the Lutheran church from all around Morobe, are being joined by delegates and observers from the Highlands, Mamose and Islands regions.
Observers from the United States, Germany and Australia are also expected to arrive by tomorrow.