St John’s Theological College has invited US changemaker Paul Sparks to Aotearoa next week as part of its vision to revitalize Anglican communities as Spirit-led agents of social change.
In August this year the Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, proposed that this church recognise a parallel Anglican Church in this country. The General Synod Standing Committee has today sent him a public letter in response to his proposal.
• The unedited text of the GSSC letter.
• The ACNS report on this issue.
A broader investigation into the historic abuse of children in institutions was always needed, says Archbishop Philip Richardson. He's welcomed news that the Royal Commission of Inquiry will now include children in the care of faith-based institutions.
• The PM's statement on the extension of the inquiry
• Duncan Garner interviews Archbishop Philip on AM TV
• RC Bishop of Dunedin questions inquiry's scope
• RNZ Checkpoint PM video re: inquiry announcement
The Bible Society New Zealand is inviting churches to join its giveaway of thousands of fully illustrated children’s Christmas story books across Aotearoa New Zealand this year.
A recently completed study of faith and belief in Aotearoa offers both good and bad news on the New Zealand public's view of Christians and the church.
The NZ Council of Christian Social Services is calling on the Government to close the pay rate gaps across the Aotearoa New Zealand social work sector.
The Bible Society is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first full edition of the Bible in te Reo Māori by digitising its text, and keeping up with modern Māori through new resources and translations.
Archbishop David Moxon has called on the Anglican Communion to offer children hope in a world prone to despair.
Anglican communications are heading online across Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia to bring our voice as a Church into the spaces where most of our people are finding and making the news.