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CWS appeals on World Refugee Day

Christian World Service is calling for funds to help refugees from Syria, South Sudan, Myanmar and Gaza on World Refugee Day on 20 June.

Bishops say no to euthanasia

Let's find more resources to roll quality palliative care out throughout the country - and not go down the path of assisted suicide and euthanasia. That's the plea to Parliament made on behalf of our diocesan bishops.

Parish nurses target mental health

The NZ Faith Community Nurses' Association has set holistic mental health care at the top of its training agenda for 2018.

Getting ready for Bible month

NZ Bible Society has put out new resources in time for Bible month this July.

Anglicans appeal for Gaza hospital

The Diocese of Jerusalem have called for prayer and funding support as injured civilians pour into the CMS-founded hospital in Gaza following last week's border attacks. 

Budget starves community services

Christian social service agencies have welcomed the social spending in this week's 2018 Budget, but will take another hit as no new funding comes to help them lift struggling families out of poverty.

In work, but still poor

Wellington City Missioner the Rev Tric Malcolm and Family Centre Social Policy Research Unit founder the Rev Charles Waldegrave speak out about the struggles of low-paid Kiwi workers in this article from Stuff.

Hui resets and recharges mission

The Decade of Mission Commission died, was buried - and in its place a new Anglican mission move appears to be growing and flourishing. 

Which future will we finance?

Archbishop Philip takes part in an Auckland meeting which suggests that the church is edging closer to the forefront of social change.


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