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Tēnā koutou and welcome to the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin’s website. The Diocese of Dunedin covers the provinces of Otago and Southland in the lower South Island of New Zealand. It includes about thirty parishes as well as social service agencies in Dunedin and Invercargill, rest homes, a psycho-geriatric hospital, a girls’ school and a University hall of residence.
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Real Life Ministries are coming to Dunedin. Richard Aitken (St John’s Invercargill) has been journeying alongside RLM for the past two years exploring the concept of relational discipleship. A missions team are coming to New Zealand in October and all interested people are invited to attend a conversation about Relational Discipleship to be held in the Hope Centre at St Matthew’s Church on Wednesday 22nd October between 10.30am and 2.00pm. Please contact Richard Aitken either by email to... View article
Last week at the Diocesan Council retreat some clarifying work was done on our four new umbrella committees, Mission, Discipleship, Social Transformation, and Stewardship. Under Social Transformation I noted the social service organisations we are connected to and wondered how much we know about them. Given that I was at the AGM and then the farewell to long serving Board Chair, Hilary Allison at Anglican Family Care last week, I wanted to find out more about AFC, this agency that is... View article
The feedback from the Synod Small Group discussions has been collated and uploaded to calledsouth.org.nz. Here is the link: http://calledsouth.org.nz/downloads/general-diocesan-documents/Discussion%20Groups%20Synod%202014.docx
This document has been given to the newly elected Diocesan Council who will work with this feedback as they take on improving the Diocesan Governance Structures, in fact the new Diocesan Council has already met for a 24 hour retreat to pray together and to... View article
On Sunday, 5th October at 2:00 pm, the annual service for The Blessing of the Animals will be held. The service is held in collaboration with SPCA Otago, and will feature music sung by The Cathedral Consort.
You are invited to bring your pets to celebrate in this special service.
On the 23rd November at 4pm in St Paul’s Cathedral the following ordinations will take place.
James McGrath will be ordained to the holy order of Priest
Rose Scott and Peter Ross will be ordained to the holy order of Deacon
A warm invitation is extended to all
Please join the ordinands for their special day