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.
If you have a heart for children and are passionate about fostering faith in young people, then this Auckland-based role could be for you. Find out more about the role at the Kids Friendly website.
We are experiencing some technical difficulties with the Church website which means that the Presbyterian Archives website is temporarily unavailable. We are working on resolving these problems, and hope to have the Archives site back up and running by the end of this week. We apologise for any inconvenience.
CWS has launched an appeal for the Solomon Islands after massive flooding caused extensive damage in Honiara and the province of Guadalcanal. Read more and donate here.
The Kids Friendly website shares Holy Week (13 -20 April) ideas for children. “We do our young people a disservice when we deny them the whole Christian story…”
Read the latest post by Kids Friendly national coach Jill Kayser who shares why she wants her children, and all children, to have faith. “I hope that I've shown them what living a life of faith can look like, and mostly that I've reflected God's love and grace to them while they have been young and vulnerable.”
The National Church Leaders group, of which our Moderator is part, has organised a discussion paper on our bicultural journey as a Church. Parishes are invited to submit comments before 31 July 2014. Parishes are also encouraged by the Moderator to buy the DVD Te Rongopai by Presbyterian minister the Rev Dr Stuart Lange of Laidlaw College. The DVD tells the story of 200 years of Christianity in New Zealand. More details here.