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September 2021
A Family in God who are followers of Christ

Spring: A Season Of Hope

Even as we as a nation face our latest Covid-19 outbreak, Spring is the natural time of rebirth, renewal and hope – physically and spiritually.  It is a time to let go and deal with any regrets. It is also seen more generally as the start of better times. At this time of year, we begin to feel less sluggish, and become more open to inviting changes – both big and small – into our lives.
The symbolism of springtime is one most people can appreciate >>> CONTINUE READING


Catching Up With Christian World Service

Christian World Service or CWS has been making sure people have water, food, and justice for the past 75 years. Have a read and see if you can support some of their current Mahi >>> CONTINUE READING

Te Whare Hononga
The House That Binds

Work is underway on the second phase of Taranaki Cathedral’s redevelopment project — and within a year an architecturally striking whare will proudly stand beside New Zealand’s oldest stone church in the heart of New Plymouth. 
“Te Whare Hononga – The House That Binds – will be a strong visual symbol of the journey we are on with mana whenua Ngāti Te Whiti. Anyone will be able to come here to learn the stories connected to Pūkākā, the land on which the Cathedral sits, and reflect on how our past directly shapes our present and future” says Cathedral Co-Dean Jay Ruka  >>>READ ARTICLE

The Builders of the Anglican Church
in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

In previous issues of Connected we have learnt about New Zealanders who played a significant part in the early Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. These and many others are remembered individually in our liturgical calendar, but the growth of the church in the South Pacific owes a very great deal as well to many, many others CONTINUE READING >>>

Spring Clean Your Soul

Each spring arrives in God’s perfect timing and this year is no different. The signs of spring’s arrival are promising progress! Last week the brave, first flowers appeared in their beds, contrasting their pretty purple hues and dark green leaves against the dull mulch. Several mornings I awoke to the music of birds chirping loudly and, on my way, to work newborn lambs and calves frolic in passing paddocks >>> READ MORE

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