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Diocese of Dunedin Weekly News Update 5 February 2019

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Please forward articles for inclusion in the next edition to bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz by 9am Monday 11th February 2019. Thank you. 

Contents

Photo medley of Synod 2018

Diocesan Council and Trusts Board Meeting 14 May 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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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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St Pauls Cathedral, 'Friday 14th September 2018

ST PAUL’S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

by Cathedral

February 2019 marks one hundred years since the consecration of the ‘new’ St Paul’s Cathedral building in the heart of Dunedin’s Octagon. This occasion will be commemorated with a special Eucharistic Celebration to give thanks for the life of St Paul’s Cathedral.

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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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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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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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Getting Connected

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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United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Annual Dunedin Event

by Andrew Metcalfe

Everyone is warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Harmony Dinner on Thursday 7th February.

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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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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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Diocesan Office Hours and Contact Information

by Andrew Metcalfe

Peter Mann House is open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm. Read on for further information about variations to this and for other contact information.

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New Resource available

by Philip Garside Publishing Ltd

Rev Bill Bennett's new book of introductions to the Lectionary Bible readings:

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Vacancies

Vacancies - 22nd May 2019

by Various

A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

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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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Prayer and Reflection Evening for Victims of Trafficking

by Andrew Metcalfe

An invitation to join with other Christians in Dunedin to hear more about human trafficking on Tuesday 12th February 2019 @ St Patrick's Church, Macandrew Road from 7 pm.

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Interested in learning more about your faith?

by Richard Johnson

This free online flexible learning programme from St John's Anglican Theological College is now available in the Diocese of Dunedin, beginning in March next year. All it costs is your time...

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Visiting Minister's and Expenses Claim Forms

by Dominique Aitcheson

The updated Visiting Minister's form for use from 26 July 2018 to 30 April 2019 is attached. There has been a slight increase in the mileage rate. The form has been updated on the website - Please use this new form for any visiting minster claims. The expenses Claim Form has also been updated and is also on the website (see below for link)

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