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CWS launches Rohingya appeal

Christian World Service is calling on Kiwi Christians to help Rohingya refugees who are fleeing attacks in Burma.

+Winston goes to Greenbelt

The Greenbelt Festival has been a British fixture for more than four decades. This year festivalgoers heard Archbishop Winston Halapua's view on life in Pacific nations threatened by rising sea levels.

Churches act to end famine

Christian World Service is inviting churches to join a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine for this Sunday, 21 May. 

AMB launches cyclone appeal

Anglican Missions has launched an emergency appeal in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Donna, which unleashed winds of up to 300kmh on Northern Vanuatu last weekend.

The Super Cool Story of Jesus

The UK Bible Society has released a free-to-download children’s video and resources for Easter 2017.

UK study to test how clergy thrive

Recently ordained CofE clergy are being invited to take part in a 'Dunedin study' style long-term research project, to assess what leads people to flourish in ministry.

Church leaders urge mercy for students

Leaders of New Zealand's Catholic, Anglican and Methodist churches have urged the Government not to deport Indian students caught up in an immigration fraud. 
• The church leaders' statement
• Indian students get day's reprieve
• Students to leave NZ and reapply  

Faith leaders call for climate action

230 faith leaders presented a joint statement to the UN Climate talks today, calling on governments to reduce carbon use and invest in renewable energy. 

CofE 'fresh expressions' reach 50K

The Church of England has released a report showing more than 50,000 people take part in its 'Fresh Expressions' movement.


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