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Monday 06 September 2010

As you will know Christchurch suffered a damaging earthquake in the early hours of Saturday 4 September. The prayers and best wishes of the Church go out to our churches and the people of Christchurch. While we can be thankful there are no fatalities (as far as we are aware at this time), and that few people have sustained serious injuries, the earthquake will have had an unsettling effect on everyone. Some buildings have suffered extensive damage, and some areas have had power and water supplies disrupted. Many people and...

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Monday 30 August 2010

Read the CWM News story on the Church’s response on the proposed changes to New Zealand’s liquor laws. It features comment by Moderator the Right Rev Dr Graham Redding who said the Church will continue to call for the changes we recommended in our...

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Monday 23 August 2010

 The latest issue of Spanz magazine is now online. Our September issue looks at how visitor programmes can alleviate loneliness for elderly people living alone. We also hear about “messy church”, a sandwich-making club that’s building relationships and feedback from youth conference Connect 2010. Plus many more stories from throughout our Church.

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Wednesday 18 August 2010

The General Assembly Budget for 2010/2011 can now be viewed online. It reflects continuing tight control over expenditure, enabling Assembly Assessment to be kept at the same level for the second year in a row.

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Tuesday 10 August 2010

General Assembly 2010, which will be held in Christchurch, is less than seven weeks away. You can read the papers and reports to be presented to the Asembly, find out about the theme and about the incoming Moderator.

GA10 contact: Juliette Bowater, phone 027 2228302

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Friday 06 August 2010

You can read the latest update from Press Go, which helps fund growth projects throughout the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Monday 02 August 2010

Record breaking monsoon rains have killed at least 800 people and affected one million in the north west of Pakistan. Officials fear the worst is yet to come if the flooding hits the more populated areas of Sindh and Punjub. Urgent needs are for food, shelter and health care. Presbyterian aid partner CWS is launching an appeal - visit www.cws.org.nz to donate now or read further information, or phone 0800 74 73 72

 

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Tuesday 27 July 2010

Read the latest newsletter from the Council of Assembly, which includes highlights of their 22-24 July meeting. Convenor the Rev Emma Keown reports that much of the meeting was spent considering reports that will go to General Assembly 2010.

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Wednesday 14 July 2010

Connect 2010 has been and gone, but it's not too soon to start thinking about Connect 2011. Our annual youth leaders' gathering will be held in Christchurch from 1-3 July; check out our video promo.

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Thursday 08 July 2010

Moderator designate the Rev Peter Cheyne is preparing resource material on the theme of General Assembly 2010, which is "making disciple-making disciples". You can access a list of useful books, check out his embryonic blog and also download more copies of his study on the theme.

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