This page exists to promote upcoming events inside the diocese, as well as other events which may be of interest.  For the authoritative source of diocesan events and dates, please visit the diocesan calendar on our website.

Looking for slides, posters and fliers with this year’s key event dates on them?  Click here.

 

  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018
    Tue
    31
    Jul
    2018

    The Wellington City Mission’s iconic Brown Paper Bag Collection, now in its 11th year, is happening this July.  On Thursday 21 June, their special Brown Paper Bag and donation insert will be featured in the Dominion Post, giving people the opportunity to donate cash or food items to help those who are in need this winter.  

    Every day, many Wellingtonians in need receive food parcels through The Mission’s Foodbank service. This can be a huge relief to a struggling family, easing their financial burden and helping them focus on paying bills and other expenses. Many people who are burdened with social isolation or homelessness also come to the Drop-in Centre every day for daytime shelter, care, a place of belonging, and, of course, a hearty meal. In the last financial year, the Mission provided over 3,500 food parcels from the Foodbank and over 23,000 meal servings in the Drop-in Centre! Help them continue to offer these services by supporting this year’s Brown Paper Bag Collection.

    This collection is something your youth group, women’s group, or your whole congregation can participate in – just simply choose if you would like to support by donating “The Money” or by filling “The Bag” with goods!

    If you choose “The Money”:

    You will be supporting by raising funds. Every $4 raised provides one healthy, nourishing meal serving for a person in need. Some fundraising ideas include: hosting a Brown Paper Bag dinner event, a plate decorating competition that costs $4 to enter, a Brown Paper Bag Sunday, or a games night themed with “The Money or The Bag”.

    If you choose “The Bag”:

    You will be supporting by collecting food items. Every bag filled with food supplements a struggling family’s groceries for one week. Some ways to collect the food items include: handing our special Brown Paper Bags out with your church newsletter, or setting up a Brown Paper Bag food collection box on a Sunday.

    You can take part in this collection any time from now until the end of July. If you would like to get involved please look out for the insert in the Dominion Post on 21 June, or get in touch with Sarah Thomas from the Mission on 04 245 0843 or enquiries@wgtncitymission.org.nz. We can then arrange to give you any material or further information that you need. Thanks for your support and generosity!

  • Sat
    21
    Jul
    2018
    9:30am - 12:30pmAll Saints Conference Centre, 90 Hamilton Road, Hataitai, Wellington

    Dr Holly Catterton Allen is the co-author of Intergenerational Christian Formation - considered the leading book on intergenerational faith. It really is a huge honour to host her at All Saints Hataitai on the 21st July, so we would love to invite church leadership to come along.

    One of the most common questions our Children and Families ministry leaders seem to be asked at the moment, is “how do we do the intergenerational thing,” and spending three hours with Holly will help provide some of those building blocks.  Mission unit leaders from all over the diocese are welcome, and are encouraged to bring other ministry leaders from within their parishes and mission units.  This is not just for children's ministry leaders, it's for everyone!  The cost is $20 per person.

    You can download a PDF flier here, and you can link to the registration page here.  Also, here’s a link to a talk she did at an Intergenerate conference.

    This visit is co-hosted by the Anglican Dioceses of New Zealand, along with the Baptist, Presbyterian, and Salvation Army Churches, and Scripture Union New Zealand.

  • Sun
    22
    Jul
    2018
    5:00 pmWellington Cathedral of St Paul

    All members of the diocesan family are invited to attend the installation of the Rev David Rowe as the Dean of Wellington. The service will be held at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on Sunday, the 22nd of July at 5.00pm.

    There will be free parking available beside the cathedral with access from Hill Street, behind the cathedral with access from Molesworth Street, and in between the cathedral and Anglican Centre on Collina Terrace – with access near the Red Cross, further up Molesworth Street.

    Clergy should wear an alb and red stole. There will be space for robing in the Cathedral crypt.

    After the service there will be an opportunity to meet David and Pixie during the refreshments that will be served at the rear of the Cathedral.

  • Sun
    29
    Jul
    2018
    6:30 pmSt Mary's Church, 130 Seddon Street, Raetihi

    Our very own Paul Carey and his songwriting collaborator have been working on an album based on the Lord's Prayer for several years, and now it's time to present their work.  Each piece is a song based on one phrase of the Lord's Prayer, and the whole album will be performed on the 10th of June in Taihape in the form of an evening prayer song event, so that audience members can just listen, or pray, or even sing along.

    For more information you can check out their Facebook page, or check out this event graphic.

  • Thu
    02
    Aug
    2018
    11:00am to 2:00pmHome of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington


    We offer this breathing space for all who care for a loved one, a chance to step away for a few hours. It is an opportunity to gently explore, together with God, the way this role is changing your life, hopes, dreams and perspectives and above all the relationship with the one you care for. Led by Gill Schaap and Veronica Parton. Cost $10 - hot drinks are provided but please bring your own lunch. Please register with Veronica Parton 021 238 6675 or email vjpdap@gmail.com

  • Wed
    08
    Aug
    2018
    Fri
    10
    Aug
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Sun
    12
    Aug
    2018
    Thu
    16
    Aug
    2018
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Check out movementonline.org.nz/refugee for everything you need to know about how you can help re-settle former refugee families in Wellington.

  • Thu
    16
    Aug
    2018
    Fri
    17
    Aug
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Fri
    17
    Aug
    2018
    7:00 pmWellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul's TED-style theology symposium returns for a second year, with the theme: A Sent People.  More details to come - in the meantime, book the date in your diary.

  • Sat
    18
    Aug
    2018
    7:00pm - 9:00pmWellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Kia ora! It’s great that you’re keen to take part in this year’s Kids’ Sustainable Wearable Arts Show. This is the third year we have run our show and we are looking forward to some exciting new ways for you to participate this year.

    What: Wearable Arts Catwalk Show

    When: Saturday 19 August 2017

    • 5pm rehearsal and BBQ dinner for entrants and families
    • 7pm catwalk show

    Where: Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
    cnr Hill and Molesworth Streets, Thorndon

    How much: It’s free to enter your costume. We will ask for a koha from the audience which will go towards Sustainable Coastlines.

    Who: Years 0-8 - we are inviting individuals, church children’s groups, schools and beyond. Please spread the word. You can work as individuals or teams - it’s up to you!

    Why: To raise our voices for climate care as kaitiaki / guardians of God’s earth!

    For full information:

  • Thu
    30
    Aug
    2018
    Fri
    31
    Aug
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Sat
    08
    Sep
    2018
    9:30am - 4:00pmVenue to be confirmed

    Our training event for all teams and their leaders throughout the diocese.  This is the second of two Team Training Days for 2018.

    More information will be available at movementonline.org.nz/teamtrainingday as we get closer to the event.

  • Thu
    20
    Sep
    2018
    Fri
    21
    Sep
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Thu
    04
    Oct
    2018
    Fri
    05
    Oct
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Thu
    18
    Oct
    2018
    Fri
    19
    Oct
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Thu
    01
    Nov
    2018
    Fri
    02
    Nov
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Sat
    03
    Nov
    2018
    11:00am to 2:00pmTBC


    We offer this breathing space for all who care for a loved one, a chance to step away for a few hours. It is an opportunity to gently explore, together with God, the way this role is changing your life, hopes, dreams and perspectives and above all the relationship with the one you care for. Led by Gill Schaap and Veronica Parton. Cost $10. Please register with Veronica Parton 021 238 6675 or email vjpdap@gmail.com

  • Thu
    15
    Nov
    2018
    Fri
    16
    Nov
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Sat
    17
    Nov
    2018
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Our annual family celebration for everyone.  More details to come.

  • Thu
    29
    Nov
    2018
    Fri
    30
    Nov
    2018
    St Stephen's Church, Marton

    See the story on Movement Online for full information.

  • Sun
    02
    Dec
    2018
    Thu
    06
    Dec
    2018
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Check out movementonline.org.nz/refugee for everything you need to know about how you can help re-settle former refugee families in Wellington.