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Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: 9 December 2021

Advent resources for children, new Flexilearn courses for 2022, a last chance to offer feedback about this newsletter and we continue to adapt to the COVID Protection Framework at Level Orange....

Click here for a printable version of this newsletter. If you have any articles for inclusion in the next edition, please forward these to bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz by 9 am Monday 13 December. We appreciate any news and photos you have to pass on.

Opportunities for daily prayer can be found on our Prayer Resources web page and for Sunday worship here.

Remember that we are at Level Orange of the new COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights).  We are wearing our face coverings to church, using our vaccine passes or attending mixed services, scanning or signing in, and considering options for worship under the Traffic Lights framework. Make sure you follow Government Advice to keep yourselves and others safe.

The Diocesan office
is open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm, please let us know if you want to visit (03 488 0820) and bring your face covering with you. All staff based at Peter Mann House (Diocesan Office) have been doubly vaccinated.

Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: ISSN 2744-6514

Contents

Diocese of Dunedin Christmas 2021

Opportunities for all the whānau to worship

by Rev'd John Graveston

As we look forward to Christmas there are ways to connect with God and each other in special family Christmas events.

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St John's Theological College FlexiLearn

by Rev'd Richard Johnson

REGIONAL & FLEXI-LEARN COURSES 2022: A reminder that the first course begins in early February and the Te Reo Māori course in early March. Make sure you register now if interested and contact Rev'd Richard Johnson for endorsement.

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Tikanga Youth Synod 2021 Poster

Tikanga Youth Synod 2021

by John Graveston

The Anglican Tikanga Youth Synod is coming up in the middle of December. If you are a young person over the age of 16 and are interested in attending this online synod keep reading.

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Worship

Sunday Worship Under the Traffic Lights

by Andrew Metcalfe

The latest on how we are worshipping under the Traffic Light system.

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Advent Greetings

Greetings from the Diocesan Office: Advent 2021

by Bishop Steve Benford

I Thessalonians 4: 9 "There is no need to write to you about love for your fellow believers. You yourselves have been taught by God how you should love one another..."

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Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling Survey

How Frequent a Caller? South Calling Newsletter Survey

by Diocesan Office

As we draw to the end of the year, we are thinking about changing how we communicate via our newsletter Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling. This is a last opportunity to give your feedback.

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Video: 'Give one. Get one' End of September 2021 Milestone

Get one. Give one. Campaign

by Anglican Missions

The Get one. Give one. Campaign is an opportunity for Anglicans in Aotearoa New Zealand to pay it forward to others as we receive our vaccines for free (and now all over 12 years can book in!). Over $126k has been given so far to the Get One. Give One. campaign ...can you help increase this even more?

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Orange Traffic Light

New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework

by Andrew Metcalfe

All you need to know about how the New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights) applies to Anglican activities in the Diocese of Dunedin. We are currently in Orange.

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From the Diocesan Ministry Educator....

by Ven Dr Michael Godfrey

Have you found something left behind and wondered who it belonged to?

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Vacancies

Vacancies: 5 May 2022

by Various

A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

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Office Hours

Diocesan office hours and contact information

by Diocesan Office

The Diocesan office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm, please let us know if you want to visit (03 488 0820) and bring your face covering with you. We prefer to carry out face to face meetings via Zoom.

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Diary of Events

Events and Calendar

by Various

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

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6 Day Silent Retreat: CANCELLED

by Trish Franklin

Unfortunately this has had to be cancelled. Please watch this space for other opportunities coming up this year.

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