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Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: 5 May 2022

Our pānui this fortnight asks us to pray for God's Kingdom to come...as well as giving links to resources for when things are drawing to a close or have ended. 

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Remember that we are at
the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights). Have a look at Diocese of Dunedin Traffic Light Guidance and options for worship under the Traffic Lights framework (updated May 2022)  We have information-resources for isolating at home. Opportunities for daily prayer can be found on our Prayer Resources web page.


The Diocesan Office and Resource Centre is open by appointment:
please contact us (03 488 0820) if you want to visit, or to arrange another way to talk to us. Click here for more information.


Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: ISSN 2744-6514. Published fortnightly on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

If you have any articles, news or photos for the next edition (19 May), please forward these to bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz by 9 am Monday 16 May 2022. 

Contents

Video: Thy Kingdom Come - Archbishop Justin Welby-  Pledge To Pray For More People To Know Jesus

Thy Kingdom Come: 26th May - 5th June

by Andrew Metcalfe

Join the global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love and peace of Jesus Christ. May 26th - 5th June 2022. What will you be doing this year?

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Video: Hui Amorangi o te Waipounamu Eucharistic Service of Ordination

Hui Amornagi o te Waipounamu Ordinations

by Andrew Metcalfe

On Sunday 1 May the Hui Amorangi o te Waipounamu held a Eucharistic Service of Ordination at All Saints Anglican Church, Dunedin.

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Making Tracks

by Andrew Metcalfe

How are you preparing for the next stages in your life? This can be hard to contemplate, but really important to do - and even more so for faith communities.

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The Reverend Natalie Milliken

Reminder: Invitation to Installation Service - Tomorrow Friday 6 May at 7pm at St Peter's Caversham, Dunedin.

by Bishop Steven Benford

Together with the Wardens and Parish of St Peter's Caversham, I warmly invite you to the Installation service for The Reverend Natalie Milliken as the next Vicar of the Parish of St Peter's Caversham.

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Children's Leaders' Gathering

Children's Leaders' Gathering

by Rev. John Graveston

Eastertide is now with us and Pentecost on its way, so gather your children's leaders and join other leaders as we share resources and plan for Pentecost and Ordinary Time.

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Interior of St Saviour's Anglican Church, Riga, Latvia

A request from St Saviour's Anglican Church in Riga

by Andrew Metcalfe

We have had a request from Joe Horgan, a churchwarden at St Saviour's Riga, Latvia, for postcards from Anglican churches throughout the world...

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Diocese of Dunedin Crest

The Mystery of a Crest

by Andrew Metcalfe

You will be familiar with the crest for the Diocese of Dunedin... but who designed it and how did it come about?

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Climate Change

Climate Change: How are we doing?

by Andrew Metcalfe

The Social Justice Committee have released survey results from a recent survey to our faith communities.

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Update: Boundaries Workshop Series for 2022

by Bishop Steven Benford and Diocesan Educators

Reminder of next workshops - 21 May in Dunedin plus an opportunity for an online workshop.....

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Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling

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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Prayer

From Bishop Steven: Updated Diocesan Cycle of Prayer - May 2022

by Bishop Steven

Please find attached the updated 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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Worship

Monthly On-line Service

by Bishop Steven

Join us and others on Sunday 24 July for our next on-line service.

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Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling

Regular Features

by Andrew Metcalfe

The place to come for our our regular features.....

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