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   2018
 July  
 7th 9.30am, Synod Executive meeting , Matamata Union Church, 31 Peria Road,., Matamata..
 20th - 21st Ministerial Synod 10am on the 20th, and District Synod 3pm on the 20th, 9am on the 21st at Trinity St Paul's Union Church, Cnr Queen & Bryce Streets, Cambridge
 August  
 1 Chartwell Co-operating Parish, corner Comries Road and Bellmont Avenue, Chartwell, Hamilton is excited to confirm it hasa special guest speaker on Wednesday 1st August presenting two seminars.  Joe Bessler, a Professor of Theology at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa Okalahoma and Fellow of the Weststar Institute is visiting New Zealand and Australia, and we are lucky to have him speaking twice at Chartwell.
At 12.30pm the theme will be "Six Models of Faith emerging from the Jesus Seminar", and at 7.30pm "The Virtues of a Questionable Faith".
For more details, click here.
A Koha of $10pp would be appreciated to cover costs.Please share this with anyone you think might be interested.
2,9,16,23,30 Noon, Winter Lecture Series, Hamilton (further details to be confirmed).
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7pm. Chartwell Co-operating Church Progressive Exploration Service, corner Comries Road and Bellmont Avenue, Chartwell, Hamilton. This service is held on the first Sunday of each month, and is an exploration of the Christian faith and issues of importance in our time from the perspective of progressive and emerging theology. It allows time for discussion and presents thoughtful comment on the journey of faith in our day.
Tonight,  the Progressive Exploration Service will discuss further the themes raised at the seminars on Wednesday 1 August (see above).

15th Synod Quiet Day, led by Maureen Calman, Epworth Retreat & Recreation Centre, Findlay Road, Karapiro. Further details, including how and by when you need to register, can be found here.
 September  
 15th 9.30am, Synod Executive meeting , Matamata Union Church, 31 Peria Road,., Matamata..
 29th - 3rd October  Methodist Conference, Christchurch.
 October  
 3rd to 7th Presbyterian General Assembly, St Andrews College, Christchurch. (This may be of interest to our parishes with die-hard conference lovers eligible to send the same people to both the Methodist Conference concluding in Christchurch on 3 October, and the Presbyterian Assembly starting in Christchurch the same day.)
 14th 4pm. Waikato Interfaith Council Interfaith Service, Charwell Room, Hamilton Gardens.
 November  
 10th Lay Preachers Training Day with Rev Dr Lynne Wall "The Gospel of Luke". St Clare's Co-operating Church, 97 Tuhikaramea Road, Dinsdale, Hamilton.
 17th 9.30am, Synod Executive meeting , Matamata Union Church, 31 Peria Road,., Matamata..
 30th 3.30pm Education Group, Wesley Methodist Church, 100 13th Avenue, Tauranga.

5.30pm, District Synod, Wesley Methodist Church, 100 13th Avenue, Tauranga.