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Otago University and Polytech Māori Chaplaincy Vacancy

Otago Tertiary Chaplaincy Trust Board Māori Chaplaincy Position at the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic This position is 0.8 Equivalent Full-Time, with this being made up of 0.6 Permanent, and 02 …

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 …

St Oran’s College Chaplain Vacancy

St Oran’s College Chaplain - Permanent, part time (0.8 FTTE), 1 Management Unit (days & hours by negotiation) beginning 27 January 2022 We seek an innovative and visionary school chaplain …

Upcoming Faith Thinking Events

Faith Thinking in August-November 2021 Short Courses jointly offered by the Theology Programme, University of Otago and some Dunedin Churches in conjunction with Continuing Education at the University of Otago   Faith …

Cashmere Presbyterian Vacancy

Part-Time Ministry Position (Ordained or Lay) – Cashmere Presbyterian Church, Christchurch We are seeking a person to take on a Pastoral role of up to 66%, whilst Rev Hamish Galloway …

CWS appeals for the people of Afghanistan

Recent events have made the existing situation much worse and the need for humanitarian aid more vital. The Afghan people are facing a food crisis that could easily tip …

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 …

Hauraki Plains Co-Operating Parish Vacancy

Hauraki Plains Co-Operating Parish Ngatea "Flat Out and Loving It!"   Our Co-Operating Parish is excited to be seeking a positive and outgoing person to lead us into God's mission in our community We …

Cromwell Children & Families Vacancy

Children & Families Leader Cromwell Presbyterian Church Part Time Position - 25 Hours Are you motivated to make a difference? Do you want to see Christ formed in the lives of young people? Cromwell …

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 …

TELT Report

Theological Education and Leadership Training Report and Resources   The TELT report is available to read, and can be downloaded by clicking here.    The TELT work group has produced additional material to assist …

A Spiritual Anthology of Writing

Wanted - Submissions for a new Spiritual Anthology of Writing Isaiah 6:8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for …

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 …

KCML Graduation 20

On December 4th, KCML staff, friends and family gathered together at First Church in Dunedin to celebrate the graduation of the 2018-19 class of interns. Annie-Kate Williams, Kalele Moresi, Gabe …

Reflections of an Intern

Tom Mepham Reflects on His Journey as an Intern   Five seconds ago, I was knee-deep in assignments. Suddenly I find myself here, having landed on the other side of the …

Sewing Seeds into South Dunedin

TEAM ATTENDS LIGHTHOUSE WEEKEND  At the end of August, Linda, Alice, and Julie from The Seedling South Dunedin attended “The Lighthouse,” an event for mission innovators in Auckland, facilitated by …

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, …