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Monday 24 August 2009

A new issue of Hands On from the Kids Friendly team is available for download. Hands On shares ideas, stories of inspiration and experiences, from churches that are adopting the family-friendly model of Kids Friendly.

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Thursday 20 August 2009

This year is the 500th anniversary of John Calvin’s birth, and next week sees a conference focusing on his legacy in Dunedin. The Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership and the Theology and Religious Studies Department of the University of Otago are organising the two-day conference, which will be held on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 August 2009. It will feature two international keynote speakers –...

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Tuesday 18 August 2009

The Lectionary for 2009-10, which starts in November, is available for download. The Lectionary is a method by which, over a period of three years, much of the Bible is read aloud in Church. Full coverage requires Bible readings every day of the year. This Lectionary, being oriented towards worship, includes readings for every Sunday and major festivals when they fall during the week. The one exception to this is Holy Week, which is given in full.

The included calendar shows the dates of the church’s...

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Thursday 13 August 2009

Much has been happening round the country in response to the decision of General Assembly 2008 to restructure presbyteries. The Presbyteries Task Group has published an email newsletter, Reform of presbyteries August news, with the latest news on the new super-presbyteries that are being formed. You can...

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Tuesday 11 August 2009

Our Winter 2009 Gallery features selected examples of colourful illuminated addresses, both hand painted and / or printed, as well as hand coloured architectural plans, colourful printed membership cards and associated artwork, all of which are held in the collections of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand Archives Research Centre.

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Tuesday 11 August 2009

The latest issue of "Hands On", the Kids Friendly newsletter full of inspirational stories and ideas can be downloaded now.

Visit the Kids Friendly page to view the latest "Hands On"

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Tuesday 04 August 2009

The Council Of Assembly met on 24-25 July at St Frances Retreat Centre, Hillsborough, Auckland. Highlights included new appointments to the Council, the General Assembly budget for 2009/2010, and the ongoing review of Global and National Mission functions. Read the full text of Council News July 2009.

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Monday 27 July 2009

The Church Property Trustees have prepared a paper that gives a statistical overview of parish life, as of April 2009. Detailed statistics for 2008 are also available, as are the forms for parish statistics for 2009.

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Friday 24 July 2009

The August edition of Rural Network News covers the visit of the Webbers from Canada and publication of the 2008 Trans-Tasman Conference Report.

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Monday 20 July 2009

In conjunction with the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand, Presbyterian Support Northern is looking for someone with in-depth understanding of the Presbyterian Church to fill an Auckland-based Community Mission Liaison role. This newly created position will support Presbyterian parishes in developing and implementing community mission initiatives. Find more information about current job vacancies.

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