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.
Lisa Wells has been appointed to the newly-created role of Press Go Catalyst, and will be working alongside parishes across the country to equip and resource church leaders in their mission and outreach. "Exciting times are ahead," says Press Go convener, the Rev Andrew Norton. Read more
Presbyterian Support is inviting Presbyterian and Uniting congregations with qualifying projects to apply for Tindall Foundation funding. Applications for the 2014/15 funding round close on 27 June. More information, including application forms, can be obtained from Presbyterian Support New Zealand. Read more
Moderator-designate the Rev Andrew Norton tells us about some of the exciting streams and workshops that are part of the Inspiring Mission programme at this year's Assembly Week. View video.
This year's Asia Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of Christian Conference of Asia. The theme is "Longing in Hope for the Freedom of Creation" and more info about Asia Sunday, including a liturgy, can be downloaded from our website. Read more
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
Sign up on the GA Assembly Week page to receive daily business news during General Assembly 3 – 7 October. Every business day we will send you an email with links to GA news, keynote speeches, coverage of the Assembly Week programme, plus audio and video.
The Church Directory, which replaces the annual yearbook, is now available. For reasons of privacy, the Directory may only be accessed using a username and password which has been sent out today to parish clerks, presbyteries, synods and others. More about the Church Directory
With grief in their hearts, the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea call on all partner churches, including PCANZ, to pray for “those lost to the sea in the disaster of the ferry Sewol”. Read a letter from the Rev Bae Tae Jin, General Secretary of the PROK.