Kids ‘n Grief Workshop March 14, 2017 3pm-5pm $40 per person Loss and Grief centre 49 Tay street, Invercargill
An in-depth, interactive workshop covering how children and youth of different ages process grief and loss including suggestions to support them. Relevant resources also available to purchase or order
R.S.V.P. before March 7th Limited Spaces caroline loo @ 021 210 1523 ... View article
“Turning Towards Life: Renewing Ourselves as we Work for a Sustainable Planet”.
During March 2017 the Dominican Sisters of Aotearoa New Zealand area bringing two speakers to New Zealand. They will be in Dunedin 23-25 March 2107 as well as Oamaru and Invercargill.
Margaret Galliardi and Sharon Zayac both have a long involvement with movements for ecological justice and the spirituality that sustains in the work for a more hopeful future for earth and its people. In... View article
As you know, during the month of Ramadan observant Muslims fast during daylight hours. The fast is broken at sunset each night with a large meal called an Iftar. Muslims are urged to invite others to break fast with them. The Iftar is an opportunity for non-Muslims to get to know their Muslim neighbours. In many countries Christians host their Muslim neighbours for Iftar meals. The simple gesture of sharing a meal builds solidarity and understanding between people of different faiths.... View article
Please keep the following people and their families in your prayers: Claire Johnson Kathy Vidal Phil Clark
Vicar of Waitaki, North Oamaru.
Applications are sought for the position of Vicar of Waitaki North Oamaru. This is a part-time position with a recently renovated vicarage located in Oamaru (4 bedrooms, study and heat pumps) A profile of the parish is available from firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close on 13th March 2017.
A rare opportunity has become available for a School Chaplain to join our outstanding school community.
Woodford House is an innovative boarding and day school for girls that provides safe, challenging and holistic educational experiences, and encourages individual excellence, citizenship, independence and global connectedness.
Woodford House and the Bishop of Waiapu are seeking a dynamic School Chaplain who will be committed to the full... View article
The Anglican Parish Of Kaiapoi
The parish of Kaiapoi is located twenty minutes north of Christchurch city. Nestled in the heart of the stunning Waimakariri District, it is a unique blend of rural and urban areas. The parish includes part of the eastern coast line of the South Island, the beautiful Waimakariri river as well as the farming areas, heading to the Southern alps, of Ohoka, Eyerton and Clarkeville.
A parish profile and an expression of interest form are... View article
Applications are sought for the position of Cathedral Dean. Full details are contained in the profile document which can be downloaded here http://www.holy-trinity.org.nz Applications close on Friday 17 February 2017.
From Advent 2015 to Advent 2025 the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has committed itself to remembering that partnering with the God of mission should always be our central theme.
Mission is enacted in different ways by different people. This site is dedicated to sharing and connecting reflections, stories and people over the next decade that will help us to build a picture of the heart of God – a God who crosses every boundary to be with and for us and... View article
The Electoral Arrangements Committee has met again.
We have been informed that funding will be available from the St John’s Trust to fund our Bishop, as long as we continue the process of having a half time Bishop who uses their other half time as a ministry educator.
The date for the Electoral Synod has not been absolutely finalised. However we are proceeding with arrangements to allow an Electoral Synod to be called in 2017. The first part will be a process of discussion... View article
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Diocesan Youth Minister, Rev’d Aaron Douglas works ecumenically with church’s across Otago and Southland, to create opportunities for children and young people to discover and follow Jesus. Keep in touch with what’s happening around the place with Aaron’s newsletter ‘Aaron’s Musings‘.
Diocesan School for Girls
Assistant Chaplain – Part Time / Full Time with Religious Studies Teaching
Diocesan School for Girls is a high performing independent Anglican School with an outstanding reputation for excellence in all aspects of achievement. With state of the art educational and sporting facilities, the school provides a unique environment where girls can achieve excellence in a wide range of academic, cultural, spiritual and... View article
Events and Projects Administrator.
Anglican General Synod Office, Auckland
Are you self-motivated, highly organised, flexible, and love working with others to achieve project goals?
The Events and Projects Administrator role is a new role that has been created, following a restructure to improve our services to ensure we have the capacity to deliver on the future needs for the church.
The role is full-time, Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work, based in... View article
Giving children the best start on their journey
The Family Start Programme, which is available in Dunedin and Oamaru, is a free and voluntary home visiting programme which can provide on-going support to expectant parents and parents of newborn and young children.
Last year Anglican Family Care’s Family Start Programme supported the families of 269 children under 3 and made over 9,000 visits to clients in their homes. 96% of those families reported positive changes as a... View article
Last year AMB sponsored a project which was coordinated by Dr Rosemary Dewerse (a guest speaker at the Common Life Missions Conference, Nov 2015) to produce a set of postcards that draw on Advent texts to focus on missional thinking.
We still have some of these postcard sets available; and with no year date on them, they can be used in years to come.
If you would like to purchase a set ($12 including postage and packaging), contact Linda at the Anglican Missions Office... View article
In September we launched our Spring Appeal for 2016 supporting 3 projects:
- The Diocesan Boys Hostel in Pakistan;
- NZCMS Mission Partners in the Middle East – one working to support refugees and two doing community work; and
- Nick and Tessa Laing, NZCMS Mission Partners working in Uganda in the area of medical support and community development.
THANK YOU to all who have sent donations for these projects so far.
Donations can still be made for this... View article
Ways you can help at Christmas
We are now being asked – how can we support families over Christmas ?
It is a little known fact that Dunedin and the wider Otago area are a most generous and compassionate community, and we do not advertise enough the significant donations and support we receive at Anglican Family Care Centre. We thank the individual donors, but the combined effort and generosity is extraordinary. For example, last Christmas, three children who each have a... View article
Tawa-Linden Anglican Church, Wellington
Tawa-Linden Anglican Church is a large, vibrant and generous-hearted church in the northern-most suburb of Wellington, the beautiful capital city of New Zealand. Our worship style ranges from charismatic flavour to traditional, and we connect closely with our local community through food fairs, life skill training, youth club, holiday programmes, community lunches, preschool playgroups... View article
Opportunity to lead innovative Regional Church Development
Regional Archdeacon- Interim Position
The Northern Region of Taranaki is engaged in a period of collaborative development which currently involves six parishes (four Anglican, two Cooperating).
We are seeking the supportive and inventive leadership of a full-time Regional Archdeacon who will guide the region through the next two-year period of change, working with the Taranaki Bishopric Leadership Team as they... View article
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