Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Help CWS bring joy this Xmas

Christian World Service needs our help to bring joy in South India this year through its Christmas Appeal that will back Dalit women and their families to reach their full potential.

Anglican Missions seeks interns

Anglican Missions is calling for under graduate and graduate volunteer interns for International Development and Communications roles over the 2021-2022 summer and into the New Year.

Churches gain refugee sponsor help

The New Zealand Government has put new supports in place for the Community Organisation Sponsorship scheme to help churches sponsor a refugee family to settle in Aotearoa.

Prayer vigils focus on COP26

An group of Aotearoa’s Christian climate justice activists have gathered in prayer to mark the opening of COP26 and to hear from Anglican and Newsroom journalist Rod Oram who is reporting on the COP26 frontlines in Glasgow.
• Faith-based climate activists counter 'eco-grief'
• With the planet in peril, we religious leaders must speak truth to power
• Faith leaders 'all on the same page' about climate (Church Times)
• Rod Oram: Amid all the noise, one thing matters at COP26

CWS welcomes Pacific climate funds

Christian World Service has welcomed a new New Zealand Government commitment to finance climate-damage mitigating projects run by our Pacific neighbours and who rank among the countries most vulnerable to climate change.
• Wellington Diocese celebrates new climate aid

Afghanistan call on Govt grows

Church leaders and Christian aid and development agencies have joined Afghan New Zealanders and legal advocates to amplify their call on the Government to do our part for the people of Afghanistan.
• Resources to help your ministry unit join #ActforAfghanistan
• Pressure remains on Government to take action
• Govt faces mounting pressure to rescue stranded NZers, Afghans
• Afghan interpreters wait outside parliament

CWS urges Govt to support Afghans

Christian World Service has joined Wellington and Canterbury-based Afghan communities alongside eight aid and human rights' organisations to ask the New Zealand Government for $10 million in urgent humanitarian aid for Afghanistan.

‘Get One, Give One’ fund takes off

Anglican Missions are celebrating the generosity of New Zealanders as they reach beyond their first $80K target set for the ‘Get One Give One’ vaccination funding campaign.

CWS opens Afghanistan appeal

Christian World Service has opened an appeal to support people who have fled conflict zones in Afghanistan and now urgently need food, non-food items such as hygiene and healthcare materials and shelter.

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