Synod worship embodies God’s call to us
On Saturday afternoon, several members of Synod joined Bishop Eleanor on the streets of Palmerston North to invite members ofRead more.
Will you grow? Bishop Justin’s address to Synod 2017
Bishop Justin began his address by reflecting on his five years as Bishop of Wellington, and expressing thanks for allRead more.
Growing church’s capacity to love: Bishop Eleanor’s charge to Synod
Bishop Eleanor began her inaugural charge to Synod by recalling the image of the Exodus from Bishop Justin’s charge lastRead more.
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,Read more.
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),Read more.
Synod News in Brief
Greetings to Synod: Bishop Justin read a series of greetings and well wishes to the Synod, from the following: ArchbishopRead more.
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.Read more.
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.Read more.
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,Read more.
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 actionRead more.
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 onRead more.
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. YouRead more.
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’Read more.
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 intoRead more.
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 wasRead more.