The Diocese of Christchurch has released details of a third option on the future of ChristChurch cathedral for its synod to consider this September.
Jackie Pearse is one of the six members of the Motion 29 Working Group. Taonga asked her to reflect on her experience of helping shape its report.
Taonga asked Katene Eruera, who convened the Motion 29 Working Group, to briefly unpack the reports’ six key recommendations. The quoted sentences following each recommendation are his response:
Here is the archbishop's letter which accompanies the Working Group report released today.
Here is the sermon that Amy Page-Whiting preached at the ordination of Bishop Eleanor Sanderson on Friday 2 June 2017.
In a letter to Joanna Norris, Editor of The Press, Archbishop Philip Richardson has backed Bishop Victoria Matthews and the Diocese of Christchurch on their move to place the cathedral's future before diocesan synod.
NZ church leaders have offered the churches' expert policy support on religious and practical aspects of the Government's proposed refugee sponsorship pilot scheme.
The church leaders statement on social investment proposes a different way of identifying needs and offering support to at-risk families — before they reach crisis level.