In the December 2018 edition, Moderator, the Rt Rev Fakaofo Kaio, asks us to pay attention to the spiritual and pastoral wellbeing of our older members. “Cherish and up lift them. Remind them that they are valued and loved,” says Fakaofo.
Assembly Executive Secretary Wayne Matheson advises that the minutes from General Assembly are now available online, and informs us that Assembly Office is closed from 5pm on Friday, 21 December and reopens on Monday, 7 January.
In other stories, the Presbyterian Research Centre announces that its Deaconess Collection has been inscribed to the UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand Register; Global Mission highlights the recent visit to New Zealand by representatives from the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar; Presbyterian Youth Ministry share details of the PYM Internship programme; Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership invites applications for the Arts and Cultures in Christian Ministry and Mission summer school; Presbyterian Women discuss their delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women gathering; CWS advise that worship resources for the Christmas Appeal are now available; and notices include information about a human-trafficking themed Advent worship resource and the latest ministerial vacancies and more.