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The South Calling - Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka

Diocese of Dunedin Weekly News Update 10 July 2019

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Please forward articles for inclusion in the next edition to registrar@calledsouth.org.nz by 9am Monday 15 July 2019 . Thank you.

Contents

Prayer

Prayers for the Diocese…Invercargill Saturday 10th August 2pm - 3pm at All Saints' Gladstone.

by Bishop Steven

A warm invitation to join with Bishop Steven in Invercargill on Saturday 10th August, 2pm - 3pm at All Saints' Gladstone, the corner of Dee St and Holywood Terrace, Invercargill.

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Dansey's Pass

Diocesan Ministry School : 23 -25 July 2019 "Looking in - Looking Out" Timetable

by Michael Godfrey.

Please see the attached timetable for the Diocesan Ministry School 2019

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Diocesan Wide Youth Fun Day - This Saturday!

by John Graveston

If you have high school aged young people in your church or youth group bring them along to a Diocesan Youth Fun Day at St Paul's Cathedral, in Dunedin on the 13th of July 2019.

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Called South Facebook logo - Prayer

From Bishop Steven - Updated Diocesan Cycle of Prayer July 2019

by Bishop Steven

Please find attached the Diocese of Dunedin Cycle of Prayer which is being distributed throughout the Diocese with my invitation and encouragement to use as part of daily prayer life in our faith communities, individually and collectively.

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Reflections on Being Anglican

by Michael Godfrey

Continuing a series of thoughts on what we do (and say and why we do and say what we do) as Anglican Christians. This week we are looking at Take, Break, Bless, Distribute (bread and wine in the Eucharist). For any further information or feedback, contact Michael at: educator@calledsouth.org.nz

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Vacancies

Vacancies -14 August 2019

by Various

A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

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Diocese Church Locations

Diocesan Diary

by Various

Read on for events throughout the Diocese, including further education and ministry training. Let us know anything that your Parish, community service or other organisation is doing and we will place it here. Make sure you visit this page regularly and keep all that is going on in your prayers.

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Diocese of Dunedin - 150th Logo

Latest Memo to Synod Reps

by Andrew Metcalfe

Attached below is the latest memo for Synod reps, as well the catering form and information about accommodation. The memo also contains the "job description" for a Synod rep for your information. We will follow this up with further communication in the next few days about a 150th anniversary historical display.

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Bishop Steven Benford

Bishop Steven's Diary 15-21 August 2019

by Nicola Wong

If you wish to invite Bishop Steven to an event or make an appointment to see him, it is very helpful if this can be done through his EA Nicola Wong bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz or 03 488 0826. Thank you.

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News

New Name for News

by Andrew Metcalfe

As part of celebrating our newly refreshed website, we are looking for a new name for our Diocesan News. We are accepting suggestions until this Friday 12 July.

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Diocese of Dunedin - 150th Logo

Diocese of Dunedin 150 Years in 2019

by Fred McElrea

Our Diocese is 150 years old and we are working on celebrating this throughout the year. Diocesan Council has set up a committee to manage the Diocesan 150th celebrations and they welcome your ideas.

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Effective Governance Practice

Effective Governance Practice: A Workshop for Diocesan Trusts and Boards

by Andrew Metcalfe

This took place on Saturday 10 August with Simon Caley, the Chief Executive Officer of The Bishop's Action Foundation as the presenter. Read on to access resources from this workshop.

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Anglo-Cathoic Hui 2019

Anglo- Catholic Hui 15-17 August, Wellington

by Michael Brantley

This is an invitation to Diocese of Dunedin parishes, leaders and networks the 2nd Anglo-Catholic Hui, being held in Wellington, 15th-17th August 2019. We hope you’ll also extend this invitation to younger leaders, as they are part of our target audience.

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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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Otago University Registry Building

Otago University Updated Theology Course Information 2019

by Andrew Metcalfe

Read on for Continuing Education Short Courses (Faith Thinking) and Theology Papers offered by the Theology Programme in conjunction with Continuing Education at the University of Otago.

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The Abbey 2019 - Youth Leadership Training

by John Graveston

The Abbey is our national Anglican youth ministry conference: a place for all Anglican youth leaders to gather, train and be encouraged. Meet, laugh, worship with and learn from other youth leaders from Anglican churches around NZ who love following Jesus and developing young people (Limited subsidies available)

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150 years Video Collection

150 years Video Collection

by Andrew Metcalfe

As part of our Diocese 150 years celebration, we are putting together some video slide show representations of our life together. We will launch a page on our website when most are all finalised. We would still love to have any of your photographs to build up a snapshot of our faith and social service communities in 2019. Our deadline is 29 July.

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Media

In the Media

by Andrew Metcalfe

In this space we highlight any recent media articles about our parishes, organisations and from the wider church that may be of interest. Please let us know if you see or hear anything from the media in your community worth sharing.

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Harmony

Social Transformation

by Andrew Metcalfe

Our Diocese of Dunedin Social Transformation Committee (STC) is looking for a new member. Could this be you?

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Bishop Allen Howard Johnston

Bishop Allen Howard Johnston

by Andrew Metcalfe

As we continue to look back at some of the former Bishops we reintroduce Allen Howard Johnston, 1953 to 1969, with some further memories from the Venerable Bernard Wilkinson

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Zero Carbon Bill

Zero Carbon Bill Submissions are now open

by Jenny Campbell

We are becoming increasingly aware of the damage that continues to be done to our environment and of significant climate change issues that affect us all. This is important for us as people of faith who from the first chapter of Genesis have been called to be responsible caretakers of all of creation.

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House

Petition on Housing

by Andrew Metcalfe

Recently in Dunedin there was a public housing forum which brought together property developers, community housing providers and other potential partners. Increasingly, the government through it's new Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, is shifting its focus away from Auckland to other parts of the country - including the South.

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Prayer

Diocesan Prayers

by Diocese of Dunedin

If you know of anyone who would like their name to be included in this space, please contact registrar@calledsouth.org.nz

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