Candidate Biography

    The Rev. Siosifa Hingano

    Sanger, CA

    Education and Honors:
  • 94-95: American Baptist Seminary of the West
  • 81-82: St. John Theological College, Auckland, New Zealand: S.TH (Scholar In Theology)
    A.C.P.E from New Zealand,Interchurch Council on Hospital Chaplaincy
  • 78-80: New Zealand Bible College
  • 75-77: Sia`atoutai Theological College, Tonga: L.TH (License in Theology. Melbourne College of Divinity Australia)
  • Ministry:
  • 07-08: Co-Chair and now the only Chair for Order of Elders Cal-Nev Boom Executive
  • 2005: Boom
  • 2000: Stewardship Development Ministry
    Committee on DS
    Tongan Mission Committee
    Member of Cal/Nev Cross Cultural and Cross Racial Training Team
  • 98-08: Pastor at Sanger UMC, Cal-Nev. Conference
  • 95-98: Pastor at Biggs and Gridley UMC, Cal-Nev Conference
  • Membership:
    California-Nevada Conference
    Relevant Experience
  • 98-08: Pastor: Sanger, CA
  • 95-98: Pastor: Biggs and Gridley, CA
  • 90-94: Chaplain: Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 83-89: Pastor: in New Zealand
  • 82-83: Pastor: Papua New Guinuea
  • 80-82: Social Worker: Anglican and Methodist Social Services, New Zealand

    General and Jurisdictional Church Involvement
  • 08 - Reserve Delegate to General Conference
  • 08 - Western-Jurisdiction Delegate

    Ecumenical Involvement
  • 95-08: Actively involved in the Ministers Association at the community level
  • 89-94: Working for the National Council of Churches of New Zealand as a Hospital Chaplain
  • 85: Representative of New Zealand Methodist Churches to the Council of Churches in Asia

    Community Involvement
  • 04: Honored with the key to the City Of Sanger by the Mayor
  • 98-08: Sanger High School Football Chaplain

    - Member of Chamber Of Commerce

    - Member of Sanger Community Of Caring Task Force

    - Member of Sanger Rotary Club
  • 93-94: Named "Person Of The Year" by Prime Minister David Lange in New Zealand for reconciling work with ethnic conflicts
  • Office:
    1612 Ninth St
    Sanger, CA 93657-2829
    Phone: (559) 875-3015
    Endorsed by:
    PINCUM: Pacific Islanders National Caucus United Methodist
    Tongan and Fijian Caucus
    Tongan Mission Committee of the California-Nevada Conference

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