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.
East Taieri Church, Mosgiel will host the South Island Ministry Conference 15 and 16 May 2018.
Neighbours Day Aotearoa is just around the corner. On the 24th-25th March, Kiwis from Cape Reinga to Bluff will be coming together to get to know one another over some good old-fashioned Kiwi hospitality.
Click to download the autumn 2018 edition of Spanz. In this edition Presbyterians speak out on the bill that would give doctors the legal right to end a person’s life that’s making its way through Parliament.