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Tuesday 16 February 2010

The 40 days of Lent begin 17 February, Ash Wednesday. The Church has Lenten resources available including services and meditations and Lenten Bible studies. This year the World Council of Churches Lenten resources include:...

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Wednesday 23 December 2009

The latest Press Go update has been emailed out, with news about Bethlehem's search for a would-be church planter to mentor, Knox Waitara's big dreams, Welcome Bay's fresh start and Crossroads' recent construction work. Read the email and...

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Monday 14 December 2009

Where's the cross this Chistmas? Read a Christmas message from our Moderator the Right Rev Dr Graham Redding, in Samoan and Korean as well as English. We also have a Christmas message from the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, which is similarly avaiable in Samoan and Korean as well as English. You can also read the Moderator's Christmas media release.

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Wednesday 18 November 2009

A new version of the Confession of Faith has been produced, and the task group is asking for your feedback. General Assembly 2008 decided further work was needed on the contemporary Confession of Faith – Kupu Whakapono. You can also download both the Confession and Commentary that were presented to GA08.

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Thursday 22 October 2009

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand’s financial results for the year ending June 2009 are now available. The financial performance for the 2009 year resulted in a surplus of $286,000.

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Wednesday 07 October 2009

One of many prayers offered last Sunday was this personal response by a Wellington 12-year-old. This Sunday 11 October at 6pm, people are invited to the Waitakere Trust Stadium in Auckland for a combined memorial service, organised by the Samoan Tsunami 2009 Appeal Committee. At the service, our Moderator, the Right Rev Dr Graham...

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Friday 02 October 2009

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the people of Samoa hit by the tsunami of 30 September. If you would like to contribute to the relief effort, the Global Mission Office will pass on donations to our partner churches or agencies. Our partner agency Christian World Service is running an appeal. Moderator the Right Rev Dr Graham Redding has sent out...

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Tuesday 15 September 2009

We're looking for churchgoers who would like to comment on the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand's submission to the Law Commission on New Zealand's liquor laws. If you would like the chance to read our draft submission and give us some feedback, please email Amanda Wells. You can read more about the campaign to reform liquor laws in the latest Spanz...

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Thursday 27 August 2009

Ministers who go on study leave produce reports of their thoughts and experiences, and we are keen to make these more widely available. You can see the start of our collection; if you're a minister, please consider emailing your report to Amanda Wells for inclusion.

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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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