Key events:

For a printable poster of all the key diocesan events in 2019, please click here.  If you need the full and authoritative diocesan calendar, including liturgical dates and dates for courses such as Cursillo and Anglican Studies, please click here.

  • Fri
    22
    Mar
    2019
    Sun
    31
    Mar
    2019

    Neighbours Day Aotearoa is a collaborative campaign bringing neighbours together over the last weekend in March each year. A growing a movement of neighbourliness throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand.

    Whether you live in a suburb, on a city block, in an apartment or on a rural property, you have neighbours – and knowing your neighbours matters.

    For full details, visit neighboursday.org.nz.

  • Mon
    25
    Mar
    2019
    11am - 2pmWellington Cathedral of St Paul

    2019 Theme : Listen, observe, act — in step with God

    All Mothers’ Union (MU) members in Diocese of Wellington are encouraged to gather together on Lady Day.  The purpose is to clarify the position of MU in the diocese, to work together to find a better organisational structure and to enable the diocesan Mothers’ Union members to be ‘re-affiliated’ as part of the MU Provincial structure—as well as celebrating Lady Day.

    We will begin the day with our General Meeting to ratify the position of the Acting Diocesan Mothers’ Union President and elect members of the Council (Executive Committee). Ann Desmond will report back from the 2nd MULOA gathering in Brisbane in January, where she represented the Diocese of Wellington. The meeting will be chaired by Bishop Eleanor Sanderson. Over lunch, there will be some time for fellowship - please bring your own packed lunch. Tea, coffee etc will be provided. The day will conclude with a Eucharist service at 1pm in the Lady Chapel on the theme of Lady Day, with Bishop Ellie celebrating.

    Please RSVP to anndesmond4@gmail.com so we can ensure we set up for the correct number of people. We look forward to seeing you!

    Please note: In the Cathedral Car Park there is only limited ‘casual’ parking ($3 per half hour/ maximum casual daily charge $35). There are other car parks in the vicinity.

    Lady Day: Since medieval times, 25 March has been known as Lady Day, and for centuries it has been seen as very special indeed.
    The name comes from the medieval Church’s celebration of the Annunciation, which Christians believe was the moment the archangel Gabriel announced to Mary that she would bear a son. Once the Church had fixed the liturgical date of Christmas at 25 December, the Annunciation logically fell around 40 weeks earlier. Since the seventh century, it has been celebrated on 25 March.

  • Tue
    26
    Mar
    2019
    7-9pmSt John's Church, Feilding

    Looking to update specific ministry skills? Then this could be for you! Training is facilitated by Archdeacon Wendy Scott for lay people and those newly ordained and builds on the diocese’s Team Training Days.  4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm with supper and finishes at 9pm with night prayer.

    Register at the Oroua Parish Office 06 323 4026 / anglicans@oroua.org.nz

  • Thu
    28
    Mar
    2019
    9am - 12:30pmAnglican Centre, 18 Eccleston Hill, Thorndon, Wellington

    Each year, the Anglican Centre staff offer an orientation day to clergy and other leaders who have entered their roles or who are new to the diocese within the last year.  Orientation Day is a great time for meeting key diocesan leaders and finding out who does what in the Anglican Centre, and how things work; and it’s also a great opportunity to meet others from around the diocese.

    The day is especially beneficial for:

    • All clergy who are new to their role in the last year
    • Vicars, Priests in Charge or Parish Leaders who have been appointed to their role in this diocese for the first time in the last year
    • Parish Administrators and Treasurers, as they have an ongoing relationship with Anglican Centre staff
    • Ministry leaders (such as youth, children’s, or any ministry) who are new to their role in the last year
    • Wardens and other leaders who are involved in the governance of their parishes.

    This year’s Orientation Day will be on Thursday, the 28th of March from 9:00am, finishing with lunch (provided) at 12.30pm, at the Anglican Centre in Wellington.  For those who can make it, we’ll begin with morning prayers next door at the Cathedral from 8:15am.

    Following morning prayers, the day begins at 9:00am at the Anglican Centre, and will involve the opportunity to meet and have discussions with diocesan leaders about their roles and how they serve you.

    A note re parking:
    Parking in Thorndon is tricky, and parking at the Anglican Centre is limited. You may be able to park either in street parking or in nearby parking lots (such as behind the Cathedral on Molesworth Street and Collina Tce), and these have an hourly cost.

    We recommend public transport if this is possible for you – we are only minutes away from both the bus and train station., and many suburban train stations have park and ride facilities, allowing you to park for free and then step onto a train or bus.  Alternatively, working on filling a car would be great for both parking and the environment.

    RSVP:
    If you are able to join us for all or part of the day, would you please RSVP to Paul Carey by emailing paul@wn.ang.org.nz.

     

  • Sun
    14
    Apr
    2019
    Tue
    16
    Apr
    2019
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Mon
    15
    Apr
    2019
    Wed
    17
    Apr
    2019

    15th April, 7pm, Wellington Cathedral of St Paul
    16th April, 7:30pm, St Mark's Carterton
    17th April, 7pm, St John's Feilding

    Gatherings for all of us in three locations throughout the diocese, for all to reaffirm our baptism vows, and for clergy to reaffirm their ordination vows.  Each service is held in a different location to allow as many people in our movement to attend.  At these services, the bishops bless the Chrism oil that is used for anointing throughout the coming year.

    Parish communicators:

  • Thu
    18
    Apr
    2019
    Mon
    22
    Apr
    2019
    Manfeild Park, Feilding

    Every Easter, Manfield Park turns up the volume when youth from across the lower North Island move in for five days. Easter Camp is buzzing with crazy activities, hang outs with mates, mean music and top speakers – it’s about building community and connecting with God.

    Key dates:

    • 24th February: Earlybird registration closes
    • 24th March: Standard registration closes
    • 10th April: "Oops I'm really late" registration closes

    Visit www.ec.org.nz for full details and promotional materials you can use in your church, youth group or on social media, or talk to your AYM youth leader.

  • Sun
    21
    Apr
    2019
    6:30am - 7:30amMt Victoria Lookout, Wellington

    Sonrise Easter Service will be held at the Mt Victoria Lookout on Easter Sunday 21 April at 6:30am. Organised and led by Elim International Church in conjunction with the Council of Wellington Churches. For more information e-mail cwc1449@gmail.com or call 027 2018766

    Download this poster for your church noticeboards.

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2019
    9:30am - 4pmSamuel Marsden Collegiate, Marsden Avenue, Karori, Wellington

    This event is for all teams and their leaders – including Vestry members, wardens, children’s ministry volunteers, youth workers, those who serve the cups of tea, clergy, those in lay ministry… if you are part of a team that serves in your church, you’re invited to Team Training Day – there’s something here for you!

    Go to movementonline.org.nz/teamtrainingday for all the details.

  • Thu
    16
    May
    2019
    Fri
    17
    May
    2019
    9:30am - 3:30pmAll Saints on The Square, Palmerston North

    Rev Nigel Dixon, Vicar of All Saints Palmerston North, writes:

    Last year our staff attended a conference in Australia which we found invaluable.  It was an intensive on becoming a church planting movement based on some of the lessons from Timothy Keller's  journey in New York.  Two of the leaders in Keller's international network are coming.  Andrew Katay is an Australian Anglican minister, we thoroughly enjoyed his input, and Guna Raman who leads the Asia network.

    This would really be useful for priests or vestry members.

    The conference occurs on the 16th and 17th of May 2019, from 9:30am - 3:30pm each day.  Registration is open from 9am.

    The cost is:

    • $90.00 Early bird
    • $110.00 (after 30 April 2019)

    To book, contact the All Saints office on 06 358 2203 or info@allsaintsnz.com.

    This event is co-hosted by Anglican Movement and the Parish of All Saints, Palmerston North.  Download this poster and this double-sided flyer to promote this event in your church.

    The remarkable success of the churches in New York has been a phenomenon. A key influence has been the leadership and approach of Timothy Keller. This conference will explore his approach to doing church in the city, for the sake of a city.  Andrew Katay and Gunna Ramen head City to City Networks that are part of Timothy Keller’s global networks. It will be a great experience learning from two gifted practitioners.

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    Sun
    26
    May
    2019

    For intermediate age: 24 hours of crazy - need we say more?!

  • Thu
    30
    May
    2019
    Sun
    09
    Jun
    2019

    We join with Christians around the globe for ten days of prayer.

  • Sun
    16
    Jun
    2019
    Tue
    18
    Jun
    2019
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Fri
    28
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    30
    Jun
    2019

    For high school age: going deeper in your faith.

  • Sat
    10
    Aug
    2019

    For Synod representatives, with Wardens and Vestry members welcome.  The meetings are held in each archdeaconry, with half the diocese meeting today, and the other half meeting next Saturday the 17th.

    Today's meetings will be for:

    • Kapiti Archdeaconry
    • Manawatū / Whanganui Archdeaconries
  • Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019
    Tue
    13
    Aug
    2019
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Sat
    17
    Aug
    2019

    For Synod representatives, with Wardens and Vestry members welcome.  The meetings are held in each archdeaconry, with half the meetings occurring on the 10th of August, and the other half occurring on this date.

    Today's meetings will be for:

    • Belmont Archdeaconry
    • Ohariu and Wellington Archdeaconries
    • Wairarapa Archdeaconry
  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    El Rancho, Waikanae

    A national youth leaders’ training event.

  • Sat
    07
    Sep
    2019
    9:30am - 4pmCentral Baptist Church, Palmerston North

    Our second training event and family gathering for all teams and their leaders.  Visit movementonline.org.nz/teamtrainingday for all the details.

  • Sat
    21
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    22
    Sep
    2019
    Parish of Ruapehu

    Our Synod representatives and active clergy gather in Ohakune.

  • Sun
    06
    Oct
    2019
    Tue
    08
    Oct
    2019
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Thu
    10
    Oct
    2019
    Sat
    12
    Oct
    2019
    El Rancho, Waikanae

    Joining with CMS for our annual camp for ministry leaders and their families.

  • Sat
    23
    Nov
    2019
    10am - 3pmWellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Our annual family celebration for everyone.

  • Sun
    01
    Dec
    2019
    Tue
    03
    Dec
    2019
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Sun
    23
    Feb
    2020
    Tue
    25
    Feb
    2020
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Sun
    19
    Apr
    2020
    Tue
    21
    Apr
    2020
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.

  • Sun
    14
    Jun
    2020
    Tue
    16
    Jun
    2020
    Wellington Cathedral of St Paul

    Every couple of months, a new intake of former refugee families arrive in Wellington where the New Zealand Red Cross works with them to settle them into their new homes.  Our movement works together with our Catholic brothers and sisters to collect household items, and during this intake period, to sort them into prescribed household lots.  This takes place on the Monday and Tuesday of each intake, starting each day with morning tea and introductions at 9:45am.  It involves checking items for appropriateness (like no toy guns et cetera), ensuring everything is there, and packing it up ready for collection.  It’s perfect if you’ve got time during the day and can manage a short burst of activity, once every couple of months (or just when you can manage it).  Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are provided.

    Contact Patricia Cooper on patricia@wn.ang.org.nz or visit movementonline.org.nz/refugee for more details.