Click to download the summer 2018 edition of Spanz. In this edition we discover how our churches are coping with the challenge of providing pastoral care to congregations and communities during Advent and in every season; we are inspired by a church planning to provide low cost power to a low income neighbourhood; we catch up on the decisions made at General Assembly 2018; we meet the Church’s new Moderator designate plus two new directors appointed to the Church’s national staff; we find out how an old church building became a new community centre; we celebrate a ministry making kindness contagious in Auckland’s CBD; we discover how an Indian community is being welcomed to church; we rejoice in a new home for a Cook Islands congregation; we share how a former New Zealand rhythmic gymnastics rep is training for ministry; and we learn of Pacific Churches concern regarding climate change and modern-day slavery. Read these stories plus many more in the summer 2018 edition of Spanz.