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Murihiku - Southland Archdeaconry Happenings

Keith Gover —

Some events that you can plan to attend in Southland and elsewhere over the next few months...

RWENZORI STORY

Attached is part of the Rwenzori story which is supported by Southland Anglicans and the Anglican Mission Board. See "The Story of Yassin".

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SOUTH CENTRE 

See April newsletter attached.

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FLEXILEARN

Weekly sessions on Wednesday nights between 13 March & 12 June. Accessible through group learning in Southland and Dunedin or online from home. See attachment.

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CHRISM EUCHARIST  Wednesday 17 April, 7pm at Holy Trinity Invercargill.

celebrated by Bishop Steve and preceded by a simple pot luck tea from 6 pm - 6:45pm for those who find it convenient. This is the Southland service where laity, deacons, priests and Bishop renew their baptismal and ordination vows before God and in each others' presence. We also consecrate Chrism Oils, engage in footwashing for some and commission others for special tasks. We hope to have participants representing a wide range of faith communities. See  flyer including an invitation from +Steve in separate article.

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HOLY WEEK at Holy Trinity Invercargill 

Please see the flyer attached below

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Easter Day - Sunday 21st April

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LOCAL CHURCHES CONFERENCE 

Wednesday 1 May 10 - 2 pm at St John's Milton.

Local Churches are reminded that they need to have their AGM's before 31 March. Kieth Gover is probably available to attend AGM's if that is helpful and if invited. At those meetings you need to decide who will represent your Local Church at the Local Churches conference on Wednesday 1 May 10am - 2pm at St John's Milton.This is the annual statutory conference of Local Churches attended by representatives appointed from their AGM. It is important that all local churches are represented. If asked Keith Gover can coordinate transport from the three congregations in the northern part of the Archdeaconry. So far I have one request for transport. There are still some administrative issues to be sorted out for local churches so bring your questions.

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PRAYER BREAKFAST: 

Saturday 4 May, 8 - 9am @ Holy Trinity, Invercargill.

Koha.

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FELLOWSHIP EVENING: 

Monday 6 May, 6pm @ 66 Ariki Rd Otatara. Shared tea, devotions and watch this space for the rest of the program.

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ARCHDEACONRY MEETING: Tuesday 7 May, 12noon - 2pm or earlier. 

Come for all of the time or drop in during your lunch hour. Bring your lunch.

Watch this space.

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FAITH THINKING: THE CHURCH'S MISSION IN THEOLOGY AND PRACTICE. 

Friday 24 May 7 - 9pm and Saturday 25 May, 9 -12.30 pm at First Church (Central hall), Tay St Invercargill. 

Presented by Dr Adam Dodds, Senior Pastor Elim church Dunedin. These courses have proven very popular in previous years. You can register by clicking here (It opens a pre-filled e-mail). Fill in your name/names and click send. Alternatively you can phone the administrator at First Church Invercargill (03 218 2560). She is there mornings only Tuesday through Friday.  See attachment for further details.

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PENTECOST Sunday 9 June

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SYNOD Friday 13 - Sunday 15 September.

Keep up to date with latest information about Synod here

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NIGHT CHURCH REMINDER

Now that Daylight Saving has finished, there is an Anglican run service every Sunday night at 7pm in Invercargill. Taize service at Holy Trinity 2nd and 4th Sunday beginning Sunday 14 April and continuing approximately until daylight saving starts. All Saints contemporary service 1st and 3rd Sunday throughout the year.

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CURSILLO DATES 2019

  • 18th May Cursillo Ultreya - Oamaru
  • 3rd August Cursillo Ultreya - St. John's, Roslyn
  • 9th November Cursillo Ultreya - Gore

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Keith Gover's contact details: keithgover@xtra.co.nz or 027 222 4055