March 2007

What's in this issue

Spanz March 2007In the March issue, we look at climate change, the impact we are having on God’s creation, and how we can respond individuals and congregations.  Amanda Wells reports on what’s going on with the Presbyterian Youth Ministry, and we explore ground-breaking research by a Dunedin minister that will show how culture and ethnicity affect congregations with in the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.  We profile the Financial Services Department in the first of a series of articles throughout 2007 that will introduce the departments that make up the nine-person team at the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa’s New Zealand’s Wellington Assembly Office.  Gillian Vine describes the experiences of the Jensen family, which include running a major mining company in Zimbabwe to managing Camp Columba in eastern Southland, and we report on last year’s visit by the Rev Setri Nyomi, the General Secretary of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches.  See below for links to these and more articles.