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Friday 20 October 2017

Presbyterian Women invites applications from those wishing to be a self-funded member of the 2018 Presbyterian Women of Aotearoa NZ Delegation to the United Nations.

Presbyterian Women has special consultative status with the United Nations body responsible for initiatives for the advancement of women. As a member of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), Presbyterian Women has a responsibility to be represented to evaluate progress, set standards and formulate policies to promote gender equality and the advancement of women worldwide.

CSW62 (2018) the sixty second...

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Friday 20 October 2017

In a recent letter to all ministers, parishes, presbyteries and synods, Moderator, the Rt Rev Richard Dawson, has called the Church to prayer. His message is below (in English), and can also be downloaded and shared in the following languages:

Moderator's Message - Te Reo Maori

Moderator's Message - Korean

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Wednesday 18 October 2017

The Council for World Mission (CWM) invites applications for their Face to Face programme. Face to Face is for theological students.

The programme Building Life-Affirming Communities: Face To Face with the many poor and the many faiths in Asia will be held 12 Feb-24 Mar 2018 and will be...

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Wednesday 11 October 2017

Does your age start with a 2...no not 2 years of age but "twenty something"? Email pwanz2016@gmail.com for a SUPER offer to the Women's Assembly in Mosgiel from Friday 3 – Sunday 5 November 2017 Don't wait, act now as the countdown has begun...

Starts on 6pm on Friday 3rd and closes at 11.30am Sunday 5th November 2017

Where? ​Heritage accommodation in a beautiful setting: Burns Lodge, Holy Cross Center in Mosgiel, Dunedin....

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Thursday 31 August 2017

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Monday 28 August 2017

Spanz magazine picked up two awards at the Australasian Religious Press Association awards held in Auckland over the weekend.

"The end of a franchised God" article written for the Moderator's Musings column received a silver award in the Best Column section. Congratulations to the Very Rev Andrew Norton who authored the piece. A feature article written by Jade Reidy - "Young Presbyterians advocating for our Earth" - picked up a bronze in the Best Social Justice Article category.

The awards are open to more than 80 publications across New Zealand and Australia.

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Friday 25 August 2017

"Children are our Hope and Future: Let the Children Live" is the international focus of the Methodist and Presbyterian Women’s Special Project for the coming year. Funds raised will support the work of Christian World Service (CWS) partner, the Centre for Community Solidarity, which is a Ugandan organisation that assists HIV and AIDS orphans to improve their lives and livelihoods. 

Talk to your local Presbyterian Women representative to find out how to get involved, or...

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Thursday 17 August 2017

Read the August edition of Rural Network News, the magazine of the ecumenical network of rural churches in New Zealand. In this newsletter they highlight the International Rural Churches Association conference which will be held in Canterbury in April 2018. Read Rural Network News

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Thursday 17 August 2017

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Presbyterian Church Property Trustees will be held at 4pm Thursday, 28th September 2017 in the boardroom of the Presbyterian Church Aotearoa New Zealand offices on Level 1, 275 Cuba Street, Wellington. Friends and associates are invited to attend. Presbyteries are welcome to send representatives. Afternoon tea available from 3.40pm. For catering purposes, please RSVP to Pat Griffin or phone (04) 381 8290.

 

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Friday 11 August 2017

Peace Sunday is coming up on 6 August, 2017.

This year's theme is "Hear a Just Cause, O Lord", and resources prepared by Christian World Service provide an opportunity to reflect on the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, and the possibility of a nuclear-free world. Download worship resources, including liturgy, Biblical reflections and ideas for children, on the Christian World Service website.

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