Synod discusses A Way Forward interim report
After many years of wrestling with the place of people in same sex relationships within the life of the church,
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Proposed Synod Canon attracts debate
This year’s proposed Synod Canon included a number of changes made by the Structure and Function of Synod Sub-committee (S&FSS),
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Synod News in Brief
Greetings to Synod: Bishop Justin read a series of greetings and well wishes to the Synod, from the following: Archbishop
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A vote of thanks from Synod 2017
A vote of thanks was the final order of business for Synod 2017, moved by John Wilson, Diocesan Council member. 
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Synod 2017 minutes now available
The official minutes from Synod 2017 are now available, as are the updated Diocesan Canons, Standing Orders and Standing Resolutions. 
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We must no longer keep prisoners at arm’s length
Rev Martin Robinson spoke of his prison chaplaincy work to update Synod on the year that has been.  In short,
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Housing lament presentation accompanied by new take on quintessential Kiwi anthem
Rev Tric Malcolm played an animated slide show of facts and photos from the recent month of prayer and action
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Diocese makes solid progress against climate change
As a family, we can be proud of the progress we are making to alleviate and reduce our impact on
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Greenhouse Community fosters inclusiveness in Levin
Adie Brewerton, one of the kaitiaki of the Greenhouse Community in Levin, presented the story of Greenhouse to Synod.  You
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Turning faith into deeds at our diocesan schools
School chaplains Sarah King, of Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, and Rev Kim Duxfield, of Nga Tawa Diocesan School for Girls’
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Support for refugees goes beyond parishes
Rev Kay Webster provided an update to Synod on the work to continually support former refugees as they come into
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Walking with Jesus on Death Row
For Darryl Ward, one of his earliest memories of scripture was hearing Jesus say in Matthew Chapter 25, “I was
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