The Synod of Otago and Southland has produced a training resource for elders, “By Word and By Spirit”, featuring a DVD presented by Mission Advisor , Bruce Fraser, and a CD of written chapters that can be used as a one-day seminar, and can also be used alongside the KCML “Handbook for Elder’s”. If you would like a free copy email Bruce Fraser firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (03) 477 7362.
The Insurance Work Group has announced that following a thorough review, Crombie Lockwood (NZ) has been selected as the Church’s insurance broker. Parishes have been sent information today. See more here.
Matters for consideration, and changes in our BOO for consideration by presbyteries, Synod, Te Aka Puaho and all Church Councils can now been downloaded here. If you would like this booklet photocopied and mailed to you please email email@example.com The deadline for responding to these documents is 1 July 2013.
Te Aka Puaho has a new website for the Church’s national marae, Ohope Marae - Te Maungarongo Marae. Many of you experienced the beautiful setting of the marae – in the hills, surrounded by native bush and opposite the beach - at GA12 where the marae was a highlight for many. Te Aka Puaho encourage you to hire the marae to hold conferences, meetings and special events. Details here.