President Faure receives members of the Seychelles Bible Society
21 July 2020 | Religion
President Danny Faure welcomed a delegation from the Seychelles Bible Society of Seychelles at State House this afternoon.
Led by the Vice-Chairperson of the Seychelles Bible Society, Pastor Abel Ntep Ntep, during the meeting the members present shared with the President some of the key accomplishments of the society over the past 5 years, current projects and programmes being implemented, and plans for the future. The delegation shared an update on key ongoing projects including the 'Trauma Healing' project and the establishment of a Bible House with facilities to accommodate the operation and cater for future projects.
President Faure expressed his appreciation to the Bible society for the invaluable work they are doing in the country and reiterated his full support for the conception of the Bible house.
The delegation also presented the President with a copy of their Strategic Plan for 2018-2022.
Also present at State House for the meeting was the Executive Secretary of the Bible Society of Seychelles, Mrs Margaret Maillet, Reverend Bryan Volcere, Pastor Michael Bijoux, Pastor Eddy Payet and Ms Raymonde Onezime, a Member of the Bible Society Board.
The vision and mission of the Bible Society of Seychelles is focused on ensuring the Bible is easily available and accessible and promote the use of Holy Scriptures. They also aim to raise support through local contributions for the local and worldwide work of the Bible Society and work in partnership with all churches and church-related organisations.