Children preschool to Year 8 can enter the 2014 PresCare "Love Reaches Out" art and writing competition. There’s $900 in prizes. Entries close 25 August 2014. For more information, including entry forms, see the Kids Friendly website.
The Pacific Islands Synod is looking for someone to lead establishment of the Pacific Islands Theological Reflection Centre. This is a half-time position for two years and is based in Auckland. Read more
The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand is seeking a new Assembly Executive Secretary (AES). This is an exciting and challenging leadership role in the life of the Presbyterian Church. Applications close on Friday 11 July and the job description and other information about the role is available here.
Matt Chamberlin has been appointed as the new National Youth Director. Based in Wellington, Matt is responsible for leading the Presbyterian Youth Ministry team, running Connect and other equipping events, development and nurturing of youth leaders around New Zealand and much more. More about Matt
Applications for the 2014 round of Presbyterian Foundation grants are now invited; application forms can be downloaded here. The Presbyterian Foundation is a trust fund, the interest of which is distributed to support the mission of the Church, particularly innovative mission at the local and regional church level. Applications close on 15 September.
Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, the Right Rev Ray Coster, along with 36 other New Zealand leaders, has called on the next government to enact legislation in four priority actions related to the marketing and pricing of alcohol. Read more
This discussion paper, by Rev Wayne Te Kaawa, Moderator of Te Aka Puaho, explores Presbyterian Minister, the Rev John Dunmore Lang’s influence on the Tiriti o Waitangi (Treaty of Waitangi). Read more.
The winter edition of Spanz magazine explores key issues some of the Presbyterian Church’s leaders will consider before casting their ballot this election. We hear of two churches with a long-term commitment to serving their senior members. We find out more about the GA Assembly Week inspiring programme and Minister’s Day. We learn how a soon to be distributed Doctrine Core Group resource can help the Church discuss marriage. Plus more stories from our Church.
This year Prescare published a Lent Reflections booklet. So that we can continue to improve, we'd love to know what you thought about the resource. Take this short survey to tell us what you thought about the Lent Reflections 2014 booklet. Read more