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Spiritual Renewal And Growth Task Group Update

The Spiritual Renewal And Growth Task Group (Margie Rea, Hilary Oxford Smith, Lynne Taylor and Peter Cheyne) has met a few times recently and is seeking to understand, and …

Learn local

Want to meet Christians passionate about their local community? Want to learn about grassroots mission? Want to grow skills  in starting and sustaining a new initiative in mission? Rev Dr Steve …

Suggested Guidelines for Congregational Meetings by Zoom

Below are some guidelines relating to how Knox Church, Dunedin set up its ZOOM Congregational Meeting.  This meeting was for a resolution to support a recommendation from a Nomination …

Childrens & Families Advisor Vacancy

Children and Family Ministry Advisor VACANCY  The Southern Presbytery is seeking a full-time regional ministry advisor to support the Presbyterian churches of Otago and Southland in their ministry to children and …

Synod Moderator's Letter - March 2021

Letter to Parishes - Synod Moderator  26 March 2021   Dear All,   Six months have passed since I wrote to you and we have been through Covid-19 Alert Level 2 twice since then …

Youth Pastors Retreat

One of the key factors in seeing a healthy youth ministry is the health and well being of the youth pastor. Two years ago PYM piloted a retreat in …

A Warm and Wonderful AGM

2019 Synod AGM. A warm and wonderful day! On Saturday, April 13th, Synod members and guests gathered at Camp Columba in Pukerau for the 2019 Synod AGM. It was a …

Workshops on Trauma

Beneath the Surface: The Nature and Impact of Trauma and Ways to Provide Support This half-day workshop is designed for anyone working with those who have experienced trauma in their …

M&E Funding Applications due

MISSION & EVANGELISM FUND APPLICATIONS CLOSE JUNE 15 The Mission & Evangelism fund supports projects that further and promote the extension of the Kingdom of God within the Synod’s region. Priority will be …