Please uphold the ministries of Bishop Justin and Bishop Eleanor in your daily prayers.
Bishop Justin and Jenny return to the Diocese on Christmas Eve. Please pray for a smooth transition for them back into Diocesan life and for their move to the north of the Diocese at the end of January/start of February.
Please also pray for Bishop Eleanor as she and her family leave for the United Kingdom on 19 December for Christmas with her family, and leading in to her attendance at Bishop’s School at Canterbury Cathedral in February. Bishop Eleanor returns to Wellington on Monday 12 February.
In 2018, both Bishops will continue to have Mondays as their Sabbath day.
Along with the day to day meetings in the Bishops’ Office, the Bishops will attend the following events in December and January:
Wednesday 13 December
Wellington City Mission Trust Board
Thursday 14 December
Ratana site visit (as potential Ministry Conference venue in 2018)
Friday 15 December
Masterton Cluster meeting
South Wairarapa Cluster meeting
Tuesday 19 December
Bishop Ellie and family fly out to the United Kingdom
Thursday 18 to Monday 22 January
New Wine (Kapiti)
Sunday 28 and Monday 29 January
Urban Vision leadership meeting
Tuesday 30 January
Installation of Reverend Digby Wilkinson as Vicar in the Parish of Tawa-Linden