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Wednesday 21 January 2015

Visit the Kids Friendly website to download resources including the Kids Friendly Planning Calendar 2015 and Sharing Lent with Children

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Due to the retirement of the current Mission Advisor, the Synod of Otago & Southland and Southern Presbytery are seeking an experienced Christian leader to take up the position of Mission Advisor. Applications close 5pm, 20 February 2015. Download information.

Wednesday 14 January 2015

14 January 2015

The terrorist attacks in France last week were not in the name of God, as claimed, but were the results of a brutal and savage political ideology of fear and terror. No amount of debate on freedom of speech should be allowed to cloud the evil of these killings. All who participate in acts of terrorism should be brought to justice.

With that in mind, we need to acknowledge we live in a global village where our neighbours are likely to be different to us. They will likely have a different ethnicity, culture and faith. We need to learn their names, share their...

Tuesday 23 December 2014

A joyous Christmas and New Year to you from Assembly Office. The office is closed from later today until 8 am Monday 5 January. For any emergencies during this period please contact the Service Team on their mobiles - see the Church website for the full list of contacts

Friday 19 December 2014

Thanks to the team at Presbyterian Youth Ministry, KiwiAdvent is back again this year. Follow the week leading up to the birth of Jesus through a series of messages delivered by text, Facebook or Twitter.

Text "follow kiwiadvent" to 8987 to receive the messages.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Download the Minutes of the 2014 General Assembly held at Saint Kentigern College, Pakuranga, Auckland Saturday 4 October – Tuesday 7 October 2014.

Thursday 27 November 2014

The summer edition of Spanz magazine explores how churches are opening their kitchens and their hearts to their communities and explores some of the key events and decisions from General Assembly 2014. We learn how two churches have embraced multiculturalism and cross-culturalism and how a church has strengthened New Zealand-Korean bonds. We profile a ministry building community in central Auckland. We find out about a song written to raise awareness about the pain family violence brings, and...

Friday 21 November 2014

Videos from Assembly Week are now available for download. These include the opening address of incoming moderator The Right Rev Andrew Norton and all the keynote addresses from The Rev Dr Steve Taylor and more.

Friday 07 November 2014

Applications are invited for the position of principal of Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership, following the resignation of current principal, the Very Rev Dr Graham Redding to take up the position of Master of Knox College. Applications close 5 December. More info

Tuesday 28 October 2014

Christian World Service has launched an appeal to support church and community efforts to stop the spread of the Ebola virus. Churches in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are playing a critical role in countering the virus. Read more and donate.


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