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It was good to be together this weekend. Synod was a graced event I thought. From Bishop Kelvin’s strong words at the opening eucharist, and onward through the general business, our group discussions, and the conversation and interaction we had over an abundance of good food, we were together as the church.
When I got home later on Sunday, I sat down with this week’s Listener and read this from US TV host, Ellen DeGeneres. “In the beginning there was nothing. God said,... View article
We want to encourage all synod reps to report back to their faith communities what happened at this positive and encouraging synod. View the photos on our new Facebook Page: facebook.com/CalledSouth.
Here are some of the highlights:
During the Opening Eucharist Service at St Luke’s, Oamaru on Friday evening:
- We enthusiastically welcomed to synod the Right Reverend John Gray, Bishop of the Anglican Māori Diocese O Te Waipounamu.
- We held the... View article
To read the Anglican Taonga article on our Diocesan Synod please go to http://www.anglicantaonga.org.nz/News/Tikanga-Pakeha/Dunedin-reshapes-for-the-future
It was a pleasure to attend Synod over the weekend and meet some of you.
As Benjamin and I discussed during the Synod presentation, an Advent Prayer Guide, spanning 30 November, 2014 to 17 February, 2015 (Shrove Tuesday) is being produced. The format will be the same as that used for Te Harinui Hikoi Prayer Guide and will also include historical information about the Bicentenary, Rev. Samuel Marsden and Chief Ruatara. This resource will be... View article
Please mark these dates in your diary.
September 20th Trish Ducker and Jennifer Tapsell will be ordained to the holy order of Deacon.
Trish will be ordained at 2pm in Holy Trinity Church Winton, and Jennifer at 6pm in St Michael & All Angels, Te Anau.
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... View article