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Diocese of Dunedin Weekly News Update 12 February 2019

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Please forward articles for inclusion in the next edition to bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz by 9am Monday 18th February 2019. Thank you. 

Contents

Thank you from St Paul’s

by Cathedral

We would like to extend our warmest thanks and gratitude to all those from throughout the Diocese of Dunedin, and beyond, who joined with us on Sunday morning to celebrate 100 years of St Paul's Cathedral.

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Lay Ministers' Training Day 23 February 2019

by Anne Gover

Thank you to those who have already registered. A reminder that registrations were due last Friday 15 February at the latest. Please see attached flyers for more details.

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Southland Sunset

Murihiku - Southland Archdeaconry Happenings

by Keith Gover

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

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Ōtepoti - Dunedin Happenings

by Various

Some events taking place in Dunedin Parishes and other locations that we have been asked to advertise. Please contact us at registrar@calledsouth.org.nz if you have anything to add here.

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Givealittle Page to support fire victims.

by Christina Silkstone

Please see the links below if you are able to help support Louisa and Ian Wainman.

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Opportunities to serve your Church in our Diocese

by Andrew Metcalfe

The Diocese of Dunedin has a variety of community services (including aged care facilities) and educational facilities who are governed by different Boards of Trustees, Governors and Proprietors. Board members are appointed on a two to three year term, with many people providing wonderful support to our Diocese by serving on these over the years.

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Diocese of Dunedin 150 years

by Andrew Metcalfe

A small working group is looking at how we can celebrate our 150th around the time of our 2019 Synod (13-15th September). Read on for links to our articles on former Bishops serving the Diocese of Dunedin...

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Lenten Retreat/Quiet Day (offered on behalf of the Southern Coastal Deanery) Saturday, March 2nd 10am to 4pm

by Southern Coastal Deanery

All are welcome at a Quiet Day as we enter the period of Lent preparing for Easter.

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Vacancies

Vacancies - 15 April 2019

by Various

A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

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REMINDER: Anglican Clerical Directory - Update - Notice to all Clergy - Due this Thursday 28 February 2019

by Nicola Wong

The General Synod Office is preparing the database for the next biennial publication of the Clerical Directory. On page 1 of the attached form, you will find provision for detail to be listed/amended for your individual listing in the publication.

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Applications for Social Service Funds Grants and Child Care Grants: Closing Date for applications is March 20th.

by Andrew Metcalfe

The Social Transformation Committee (STC) has opportunities from time to time for parishes and other organisations to apply for funding.

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Selwyn College Consultation Panel Update

by Andrew Metcalfe

The first meeting of the Selwyn Consultation Panel is due to take place on Thursday 28th February.

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World Day of Prayer

by World day of Prayer

Local women’s groups have been learning about Slovenia in preparation for the World Day of Prayer, which will be held on Friday, 1 March throughout the country.

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Otago University Registry Building

University of Otago Opportunities for the new academic year

by Greg Hughson

A new year - and new as well as returning students will be arriving at the University and Otago Polytechnic campuses. There are some opportunities where individuals and parishes can help...

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State of the Nation Report 2019

by Andrew Metcalfe

Alan Johnson will present on the latest data, analysis, and commentary on our children and youth, crime and punishment, work and incomes, social hazards, and housing.

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Diocese of Dunedin Crest

Reminder: Due 1 April 2019 : Applications for Licensed Lay Ministers

by Anne Gover/Nicola Wong

Reminder: Due 1 April 2019 - Licensing Matters for Diocesan Lay Ministers: Important Notice to all Faith Communities. Please see below for some updates.

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Helping Connect People in the Diocese of Dunedin

by Andrew Metcalfe

The Diocese of Dunedin is able to offer a virtual meeting room for people who need to get together, but where distance may be a barrier.

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Diocese of Dunedin Crest

From the Dunedin Diocesan Trust Board

by Ginny Kitchingman

DDTB Income Fund Distribution Rate

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Photo medley of Synod 2018

Diocesan Council and Trusts Board Meeting 9th April 2019

by Andrew Metcalfe

The Diocesan Council and Trusts Board meet on the second Tuesday of each month. Read on for some brief notes from the latest meetings.

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Diocesan Office Hours and Contact Information

by Andrew Metcalfe

Upcoming holiday information: Easter office closure

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AAW - AGM and 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

by AAW

Saturday 2 March at St John's Roslyn, Dunedin. Please see the attached flyers for more information.

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Retreat at Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre, Long Bay, Auckland Celtic Spirituality – Ancient Wisdom for Today’s World

by Rev Dr Hilary Oxford Smith

The ancient Celtic Christian spiritual tradition is deeply significant for our times, offering insights and spiritual practices that remind us of the unity of our origins, nourish our deepest longings for serenity, peace and oneness and nurture our respect and care for the whole of creation.

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Parish and Local Church Returns 2019

by Andrew Metcalfe

Information about annual returns have been posted to Parish and Local Church administrators on Friday 18th January. For electronic versions of this information, please read on...

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Meeting - Prayer

A four-week long Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Introduction for Southland and Otago will be offered the 1st to 24th of March 2019.

by Marie Huie-Jolly

The CPE Introduction will develop pastoral competence and identity through learning of self-awareness in reflection on care for others. Details are described in the flyer and course application form that are attached. Feel free to share this email (and attachments) with others and to post the flyer in your context of service.

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Ainsley & Steve Apirana On Tour In DUNEDIN 23 Feb – 3 March 2019

by Don Woodward

For times and places please see the attached itinerary.

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Anglican Missions

From Anglican Missions Board

by Anglican Missions Board

Please find attached the Tikanga Giving Schedule for the Dunedin Diocese for February 2019.

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