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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 …

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 …

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 …

Congratulations Malcolm Gordon

Congratulations Malcolm Gordon whose paper won the ANZATS Award. Below is Malcolm's summary of his winning paper:   Paul’s use of the Gethsemane story in Romans 8:15-39? In a recent paper for the …

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 …

Six Young Adults Wanted for GA

Southern Presbytery Young Adult Commissioner Programme  (2020/21)   The upcoming General Assembly is taking place from September 30th - October 4th, 2020 at Lindisfarne College, Hastings. This means we are looking for six …

Rev Clay Gets Inducted!

On Sunday 20th October in Queenstown, in front of a packed church, Clay Peterson De Oliveira was inducted as a minister into the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand …

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 …

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 …

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 …

February Presbytery Gathering

February Presbytery Gathering This was an enjoyable and encouraging experience with the Mataura people hosting us very warmly. Interesting reports were presented from the 5 Resource Groups noting lots of energy …

Assessments for CV's

Uniting Congregations of Aotearoa New Zealand Assessments for Cooperating Ventures Cooperative Ventures (also known as Union Parishes or Cooperating Churches) have two or three Church Partners – principally PCANZ, MCNZ and Anglican …

First Church Dunedin VACANCY

First Church Dunedin is seeking a new Senior Minister. For more information and to see a Parish Profile, click here.        

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 …