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Worship Resources Studies Workshop Resources Hamilton - What goes on? Articles

Waikato-Waiariki on Wednesdays
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources

 Translations - covid19.govt.nz/communities/languages/
 Ministry for Pacific Peoples websitewww.mpp.govt.nz/pacific-people-in-nz/covid-19/
 Ministry for Pacific Peoples Facebook page - www.facebook.com/MinistryforPacificPeoples/ 
 Resources title  Please click below for pdf document
Alert Level 3 COVID-19
Methodist Church Plan 
(may be updated before 28 April)
Lvl3 COVID-19 Pandemic Plan Methodist Church 22 April 2020.pdf 
 A Pastoral Letter from Te Taha Maori TTM Pastoral Letter.pdf
 A call from Pope Francis for members of the worlds churches to pray Pope Francis call to pray.pdf
 Updated Pandemic Plan (Version 3) Methodist Church COVID19 Pandemic Plan V3.pdf
 Manaakitanga Manaakitanga.pdf
 Letter from the President and Vice President Pastoral letter from P&VP.pdf
 A list of tips for creating an on-line presence Some helpful tips during COVID19.pdf
 URGENT COVID-19 UPDATE: MCNZ Services of Worship Suspended COVID19 UPDATE.pdf
 Official Guidelines for Tangihanga Official guidelines for tangihanga during Alert Level 4.pdf

Please contact the web manager if you have any problems accessing, printing or saving these files. 

Te Reo resource June 2019

Worship Resources

Communion Singing Faith Liturgy by Rev. David Poultney

Liturgy Workshop -
October, 2011

Opening prayers for 23.10.11

Intercessions for 23.10.11

Christ's Landing

Hear the Bells

David McGeorge

David McGeorge

Joanne Dyer and Heather Ardley

Gaynor McCartney

Children's Worship Prayer: I saw Jesus

Written by Summer Waters (aged 11 years)

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The Lord's Prayer Introduction Study by Ngaire Southon
Our Father
Be hallowed, your name
Come, your kingdom
Be done, your will
Bread for today
Remit our debts
Do not test us

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Workshop Resources


The Theology of Baptism

Rev David Poultney

How To Celebrate Baptism Rev Maureen Calman

Just Add Water - Ressources for Celebrating
Baptism and for Rites of Welcoming
Rev Maureen Calman
Rev Dr Susan Thompson
Rev David Poultney

Celebrating Baptism Workshop A guide to how to run your workshop
on celebrating Baptism.

Holy Communion The Theology of Holy Communion Rev David Poultney
Liturgies for Celebrating the Eucharist

Three Settings for Celebrating the Eucharist.
Rev Dr Susan Thompson
Rev Maureen Calman
Rev David Poultney

Celebrating Holy Communion Workshop

A guide to how to run your workshop
on celebrating Holy Communion
Funerals Theological Considerations for Funeral celebrants Rev David Poultney
Resources for Funeral Celebrants Rev Maureen Calman
Deacon June Higham
Rev David Poultney
Rev Dr Susan Thompson
  Guidelines for suicide funerals Rev Greg Hughson, Otago University Chaplain
Celebrating Funerals Workshop A guide to how to run your workshop
on celebrating Funerals
Farewell A poem by Rev John Howell
Professor Peter Lineham

Religious Trends and Methodist Challenges
in Waikato - Waiariki

A power point presentation to Synod Refresh May 2015
Te Reo resource Te Reo resource June 2019   
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Hamilton - What goes on? (An information resource for all Hamilton Parishes)

Synod Executive asked Joel from Methodist City Action to prepare a report on the
community services being offered and hosted by Methodist and CV parishes in Hamilton.
This was one of the suggested outcomes from the visioning day for Methodists held in
Hamilton during 2016.
Please contact the web manager if you are aware of any information in this report
than can be updated.
Methodist City Action report on
community services available in Hamilton 
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 Synod Devotions Rebuilding Spirituality Rev Dr Jaco Reyneke - quoting Philip Gulley -
November 2017 
Synod Devotions  What does a pastor do?
Also: how much do we really
welcome someone to our church?
Rev Ian Croft - August 2015
Superintendent's Reflections Breaking silences Rev Dr Susan Thompson - August 2017
Superintendent's Reflections Not the most Ecclesiastical of Churches Rev Dr Susan Thompson - August 2014
Superintendent's Reflections Courage to Lead with Integrity Rev Dr Susan Thompson - August 2012

Lay Superintendency

Lay Superintendency

Ngaire Southon - March 2012

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