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Leaders Attend W.O.F Training

At the end of 2018 the Council of Assembly produced a new Child Protection Policy for all churches within the PCANZ. With a goal of staying up to date …

Connect Welcomed at Marae

What an incredibly special weekend we have just had at our National Marae, Te Maungarongo where we had our National Youth Leaders Conference; Connect. And Connect is what we …

Connect 2019 Subsidies

Connect 2019 Subsidies   PYM TRAVEL SUBSIDY Southern Presbytery Reimbursement: For participants flying from the South Island, we have 20 reimbursements on offer. To receive a $80 reimbursement. Send the email confirmation of …

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 …

Dunedin Easter Camp - AWESOME

Dunedin Easter Camp Keeps Growing! The camp has outgrown the Tirohanga Campsite and is starting to fill up the A&P Showgrounds... Dunedin Easter Camp this year was awesome. Over 200 young …

Pukerau Easter Camp - AMAZING!

75 Years On And Still Going Strong! Pukerau Easter Camp is always special. But this year's Easter Camp, held out at Camp Columba was extra special. Pukerau Christian Camps celebrated …

Youth Work Job - East Taieri

East Taieri Presbyterian Church & The Saddle Hill Foundation Trust are looking for a new full-time youth worker to join their team. The Saddle Hill Foundation Trust (SHFT) was established …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Six Young Adults Wanted for GA

Southern Presbytery Young Adult Commissioner Programme  (2018/19)   The upcoming General Assembly is taking place from October 3rd – 7th 2018 at St Andrews College in Christchurch. This means we are …

Courageous Continuum still going strong

When you only have five registration forms to fund a 30-thousand-dollar event, your heart might sink a bit. A sticky situation Tasha Francis found herself in five weeks out from …

Youth Leaders Gather Together

On Saturday March 3rd, youth leaders from across Otago & Southland gathered at Calvin Church in Gore to connect with other youth leaders and to upskill in the area …

Youth Leaders Retreat

Youth leaders were given respite from exhaustion after being treated to a free retreat, offering  restoration, value and relaxation.   Matt Chamberlin, Youth Director for Presbyterian Youth Ministry [PYM], decided to create …

Youth Ministry Training Grows!

On Saturday 11th March at Calvin Church in Gore, 130 youth leaders from across Otago & Southland gathered together to receive training and be encouraged in the area of …