The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Christchurch 8053

Postal address

PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

T. (03) 366 6049   I. 0800 266 639

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Evening Prayer Saturday 11 September 2021

Join Rev Peter Taylor in tonight's evening prayer.
Ecclesiastes 3.1-8 "To every thing there is a season"

Hosted by Rev Peter Taylor
                 Invercargill Methodist Parish (Presbyter)
                 Methodist Church of New Zealand
                 Te Haahi Weteriana o Aotearoa

Evening Prayer Friday 10 September 2021

Rev Tara Tautari leads our evening prayer tonight.
Exodus 17:6 I will be standing there in front of you on the rock at Horeb.

From Rev Tara Tautari
         General Secretary
         Methodist Church of New Zealand
         Te Hahi Weteriana o Aotearoa

Tena koutou katoa nga mema o Te Haahi Weteriana o Aotearoa. Malo e lelei.

Tara is back in the office after being at home in her bubble and enjoying being around the Connexional Office team members again.

Earlier this week Council of Conference, Tauiwi Strategy and representatives from Te Taha Maori met and affirmed the decision to move our 2021 from an in-person Conference to an on-line format. Further information will be sent out shortly as to what this means for us in terms of how it will be managed, the daily schedule, and what platform will be used.

We wanted to reach out to you today to let you know about this change of moving Conference on-line, and we look forward to your participation.

The Alert Level change is generating questions regarding using our buildings and returning to in-person church services. Information will be shared alter today to help people in this area.

There is an interesting webinar next Wednesday 15 September featuring John Kirwan on the panel (details below). The topic of this webinar is Lockdown Survival Tips: Managing Anxiety and Useful Digital Tools. Details below.

We also have our Connexional Cup of Tea every Thursday at 3.30pm. This is an opportunity to have free access to people in the know, Tara, Trudy, Andrew Doubleday, 'Etuini Talakai. No stress, no agenda, just a half hour chat over a cup of tea.

A quick word to the leaders amongst us who have been providing our Connexional Evening Prayer. Thank you.

Evening Prayers will continue until Auckland is out of lockdown and we are all once again at Alert Level 2 (or Level 1!).

We wish you a wonderful weekend and look forward to seeing you again next week.

Kia ora, and ka kite.

Tara and Trudy

Getting Through Webinar Managing Anxiety, and Useful Digital Tools
(featuring Sir John Kirwan)
Wednesday 15 September

4.00pm - 5.00pm
MCNZ Webinars
View latest: Creating an Emergency Response Plan, and Buying and Selling Church Property
Register Now: Approved Evacuation Plans and Property Security, 6pm 12 October 2021
Connexional Cup of Tea Every Thursday at 3.30pm
Catch up with people around the Connexion.
Share your thoughts, have a chat, enjoy some fellowship.

Evening Prayer - Thursday 09 September 2021

Shirley Rivers leads our evening prayer tonight with
1 Peter 1:6 So be truly glad, there is wonderful joy ahead.

Hosted by Shirley Rivers
Council of Conference - Te Taha Maori
Methodist Church of New Zealand
Te Hahi Weteriana o Aotearoa

Rev Metui Tafuna leads our evening prayer tonight with
Philippians 4:8-9 "Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me-put it into practice."
E noho kainga ka ora tangata. Stay home, save lives.

Hosted by Rev Metui Tafuna
                 Council of Conference - Tauiwi
                 Methodist Church of New Zealand
                 Te Haahi Weteriana o Aotearoa