Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, asks WCC members to support upcoming 70th anniversary gatherings with the prayer.
The hungry are of special concern to God for it is on their behalf God will ask us: “Did you feed me when I was hungry?” (Matt 25: 35-40)
Presbyterian Support New Zealand is inviting applications from parishes for grants from the Tindall Foundation.
Application material may be viewed or downloaded from the Presbyterian Support website, and applications close on Friday, 22 June 2018.
Asia Sunday is observed every year on the Sunday before Pentecost, and it coincides with the founding of the Christian Conference of Asia.
Earlier this month, the Church Property Trustees (CPT) published an update to their Earthquake-prone Church Buildings Policy. The updated policy responds to issues raised at General Assembly 2016.
The Trustees advise key changes are as follows:
Parish membership and financial statistics for the year ending 30 June 2017 have been published. View or download the latest parish statistics using these links:
At its recent meeting, Council of Assembly approved changes to supplementary provisions to the Book of Order.
The Council of Assembly met at Te Maungarono Marae, Ohope from 15 to 17 March as the guests of Te Aka Puaho. Council Convenor Jenny Flett writes that, "We acknowledged the specialness of the place and were warmly welcomed by Te Aka Puaho.