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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Applications invited for CWM’s 2015 Training in Mission programme. Fully funded, 10 months overseas, must be 18-30yrs. Download info & application, Send to Phil King phil@presbyterian.org.nz, Global Mission Coordinator by 15 September. This opportunity will suit those interested in cross-cultural mission.

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Monday 28 July 2014

CWS asks for support and prayers this Peace Sunday 3 August. They have a worship resource “And the Hour is Now Late”  focusing on the anniversary of Britain and NZ's 1914 declaration of war on Germany, the bombing of Hiroshima, and the Gaza Emergency Appeal.  

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Friday 25 July 2014

A Christchurch-based group of church people has prepared a Gospel Manifesto for 2014 focusing on what they see as the five main priorities for election 2014. Read them on the Church website.

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Friday 25 July 2014

Commissioners, observers and associates to General Assembly are reminded to enrol before 5pm 1 August (next Friday) to avoid the $50 late registration fee. Also accommodation near the Assembly venue is filling up fast. Read about these things and more in the latest Assembly Week Update.

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Tuesday 22 July 2014

The Council of Assembly is delighted to welcome the Rev Wayne Matheson to the role of Assembly Executive Secretary-designate. Wayne will work alongside incumbent AES, the Rev Martin Baker, for a period of several months before Martin steps down. The appointment is subject to the October General Assembly’s ratification. “Appointing an AES-designate ensures continuity and a thorough handover to what is a complex and demanding role within the Church,” says Council of Assembly deputy convener, the Rev Dr Colin Marshall.

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Wednesday 16 July 2014

Watch two video updates by the Moderator-designate, the Rev Andrew Norton, on some of the exciting streams and workshops that are part of the Inspiring Mission programme at Assembly Week, 3 - 7 October. More about the workshops and streams, including online enrolment, is on the Assembly Week website.  

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Friday 11 July 2014

The Synod of Otago and Southland still has a free training resource for elders available, By Word and By Spirit. It features a DVD presented by Mission Advisor, Bruce Fraser, and a CD of chapters that can be used as a one-day seminar and alongside the KCML Handbook for Elders. For a free copy, contact Bruce Fraser missionadvisor@synod.org.nz or (03) 477 7362. You can download the Knox Centre...

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Friday 11 July 2014

The Pacific Islands Synod is looking for someone to lead the establishment of the Pacific Islands Theological Reflection Centre. The position is half-time for two years and is based in Auckland. Read more

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Friday 11 July 2014

Each year Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership offers six scholarships to support musicians and vocalists with conducting public worship. Applications close on 30 June. Read more

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Tuesday 08 July 2014

Hurry and enrol now for GA Assembly Week 2014. There’s only TWO WEEKS for Commissioners to enrol by 1 August. After this time there will be a $50 late fee. Don’t miss the opportunity to share in our mission, be inspired and resourced. You can enrol online for General Assembly business sessions or for Inspiring Mission workshops and streams. See the website for information on the programme, fees and more. 

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