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Drawing kids closer to Xmas

The Strandz children’s and families ministry team have released a new set of ‘Kiwi Advent’ Illustrations to help guide children and families through the four weeks of Advent.

Bishop Eddie Norman at war

A new book launched last week chronicles the wartime experiences of Bishop Edward Norman – who commanded a Battalion during the Italian campaign in his early twenties before being ordained. 

+ Jim retires on medical grounds

Bishop Jim White has announced that he will retire from active ministry on medical grounds from the close of October 2019.

Anglicans strike for climate

Anglicans have come out in force to offer prayer and protest around Aotearoa New Zealand, as they joined with secondary students in their Greta Thunberg-inspired School Strike for Climate.
•  Rev Sarah West speaks in Newshub video
• UK Christians join climate strike events
• Tens of thousands across New Zealand march for climate action

Wellington focuses 2020 mission

The Diocese of Wellington focused on celebrating as a church family and keeping their action focus on child poverty, climate change and discipleship at diocesan synod this year.

Becoming resilient as older people

 The Selwyn Foundation is calling for registrations for its 2019 Spirituality and Ageing Conference this November, which will focus on building spiritual resilience as older people.

Dunedin diocese marks 150 years

Worshippers from across Otago and Southland celebrated 150 years of the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin in a festival Eucharist at St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin this week.

Anglican youth find the way

Anglican youth leaders have gone out inspired and refreshed after ‘The Abbey’, this year’s national Tikanga Pākehā youth leaders training event which focused on helping young people as they go about ‘Finding the Way.’

Nelson celebrates Bishop Steve

Steve Maina has been ordained and installed as Bishop of Nelson in a festival of praise and worship, dance and song, uplifted by the faith and backing of supporters from Kenya, across Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world.
• Kenyan to be ordained Bishop in Nelson
• Town procession officially welcomes Nelson's 11th Bishop


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Witnessing Cyclone Idai's impact on our people

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018