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Pukerau Camps Celebrate 75th

Pukerau Christian Camps Celebrate 75 Years! “From humble beginnings in 1944 when the Mataura Bible Class District Committee held its first Easter Camp in some tents at Wyndham, to the …

Invercargill Churches Unite

Invercargill Churches Combined Worship Service a Great Event On Sunday 17th March, all of the Presbyterian Churches in Invercargill put a line through each of their own Sunday morning worship …

Ordination of Aaron Johnstone

Aaron Johnstone Now Ordained and Begins Hawea Ministry On Thursday 21st March, well over a hundred people squeezed into the quaint St Ninians church in beautiful Hawea Flats for the …

Youth Leaders Gathering a Success

re:Gen Draws in Youth Ministry Leaders From Across Otago & Southland On Saturday 9th March, approximately 80 youth leaders from across Otago & Southland gathered at Calvin Community Church in Gore …

Church Schools Resource Office Job

Church Schools Resource Office Director Role The National Church is currently looking for someone to fill the role of Church Schools’ Resource Office Director. The ideal candidate would have a …

2019 KCML Lent-Inars

The 2019 Lent-Inars - with KCML Presbyterians thinking deeply, carefully and holistically about faith in life. Brought together by KCML and published as Snapshots in Mission - a collection of writings reaching back …

A New Addition to the Team!

KIDS FRIENDLY FAITH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT COORDINATOR Welcome to Rachel Bates who has recently joined the Southern Presbyterians team! This is a new 10 hour role, working alongside both Cheryl and Brad …

New Regional Alpha Support

Kia ora everyone! My name is Matt Stevenson and I am the new Alpha NZ Relationship Development Coordinator for the Otago/Southland region. I took over the role from Mary Somerville …

Maori Chaplain Otago Uni

Part-time Māori Chaplain (0.2 Permanent) at the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic   Otago Tertiary Chaplaincy Trust Board   The Otago Tertiary Chaplaincy Trust Board (OTCTB) is an ecumenical Christian Board responsible for …

Season of Peace

Remembering Parihaka Seeking Peace in a Troubled World You are warmly invited to gather to affirm our commitment to seeking peace in a troubled world during this Season of Peace. Haere mai tātou!             Hikoi of Peace Sunday 4th November Meet …

Buddy Programme needs you!

The Buddy Programme is growing and needs more adult buddies!! This programme contributes to the emotional and social well-being of children by matching them with carefully selected and trained adult volunteers …

Women in Ministry Report

Women of the Burning Bush: Still Burning 25 Years On In 1990 there had been a survey of women following a celebration of 25 years of ordination for women. At …

Direct flights to salvation

Every year travelling Brazilians soar to Queenstown for work, and inevitably find themselves drawn to the doors of Global Community. Clay Peterson de Oliveira, Associate Pastor at Global Community, believes …

Church at Play

St John's walls hadn’t seen a child in nearly 10 years, but now they’re a second home for many. Carlton Johnstone, Minister at St John’s Presbyterian Church in Arrowtown, says their …

There's no "I" in Clutha

The unforgiving cold of South Otago made it’s presence known in the house of a young Balclutha Presbyterian family, last winter. Desperate for warmth, a call by the Minister of the Balclutha …

Church going global

What started as a seedling prayer has now grown into a fruitful international ministry, that is seeing First Church Invercargill welcome their first Asian members. Nyalle Paris, Minister at First Church …

Compelled by love

Forget flashy lights and the smell of hot coffee to entice people into your church, genuine love is the only ingredient you’ll need. Teina, Intern Minster at St Andrews Presbyterian …

Divine food deliveries

Angels will soon be sweeping through Wakatipu, gifting people in urgent need of food for the night. Though not technically angelic, BOB’s Angels is a branch off Baskets of Blessings, …