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Diocese of Dunedin

Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: 28 January 2021

This week we focus on what makes for success in our churches and organisations, as well as get a reminder about annual returns and other events. 

Remember that we are still at Alert Level 1: Keep scanning COVID-19 tracer apps, stay at home (and get tested) if you feel unwell, be safe at church - no intincting (dipping) bread into wine and use the sanitiser provided.

Click here for a printable version of this newsletter. If you have any articles for inclusion in the next edition, please forward these to by 9 am 1 February. We appreciate any news and photos you have to pass on.

Remember that opportunities for daily prayer can be found on our Prayer Resources web page.



Secret Revealed for Successful Charities

by Andrew Metcalfe

The Diocese of Dunedin has a huge variety of organisations, all wanting to thrive. What is one secret of success that we can learn from?

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Church of St Michaels and All Angels, Clyde

Future For St Michael's Clyde

by Bishop Steven Benford

A media release from Bishop Steven on the recent sale by tender process of St Michael's and All Angels Church property in Clyde

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Annual Statistics

Parish, Local Church and Diocesan Organisations Returns 2021

by Andrew Metcalfe

Information about annual returns were posted to Parish and Local Church administrators in January and have started coming in after annual general meetings. For electronic versions of this information, please read on...

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St John's Theological College FlexiLearn

by Rev'd Richard Johnson


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Social Justice

Last Chance for Social Service and Disadvantaged Youth Funds Grants

by Social Justice Committee

The Social Justice Committee (SJC) has opportunities from time to time for parishes and other Diocesan organisations to apply for grants. A further funding round is taking place with the closing date of midday Friday 12 Feb 2021.

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House and Garden Tour

House and Garden Fundraiser for Anglican Family Care

by Anglican Family Care

Last chance to purchase tickets for the House and Garden Fund Raiser this Sunday afternoon... or volunteer to help

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Church Property

Diocesan Property Consultation 2020-21

by Andrew Metcalfe

This week is the last opportunity to take part in our property consultation electronic survey. Everyone is welcome to take this survey.

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Connecting with the latest news

I te Pāpaho - In the Media

by Andrew Metcalfe

Keeping up to date with recent news about our parishes, organisations and the wider church.

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Relationships and Conflict Training Day

by Anne Gover

You are invited to participate in the ‘Relationships and Conflict’ Training Day to be held on Saturday 13 February 2021 at St Mark’s, Balclutha.

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Events and Calendar

by Various

Read on for events throughout the Diocese, including community events which may be of interest.....

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Vacancies: 7 April 2021

by Various

A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

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From the Diocesan Ministry Educators Desk: Lent 2021

by Michael Godfrey

Lent is fast approaching, we have updated this article with some resources we are aware of.

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Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

Coronavirus Covid-19 Level 1 Update

by Diocesan Office

At Level 1 we need to continue to take care of each other and ourselves. We have updated our Level 1 information to remind each other what we need to do....

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Video: St Hilda’s Collegiate Yesterday

St Hilda's Collegiate School 125th Anniversary

by Andrew Metcalfe

St Hilda's Collegiate School is turning 125 this year. It is celebrating this milestone with Old Girls, families, staff and supporters from Friday 19 March to Sunday 21 March.

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