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The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Papanui
Christchurch 8053

Postal address
:

PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

T. (03) 366 6049   I. 0800 266 639

Please phone our main line (as above) and at the prompt either dial '0' to speak to Reception or enter an extension number. FOR A LIST OF EXTENSIONS CLICK HERE

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Ecumenical relationships

The Mission and Ecumenical committee has oversight of the relationship of the Methodist Church of New Zealand to the following ecumenical bodies:

  • World Council of Churches (WCC)
  • Christian Conference of Asia (CCA)
  • Councils / Conferences of Churches
  • Christian World Service (CWS)
  • Churches Agency on International Issues (CAII)

These are all important working relationships for The Methodist Church of New Zealand. Over the years many people in the life of our church have benefited from attending and being involved in courses, conferences and assemblies of ecumenical bodies. All provide significant forms of ecumenical formation for leaders in our church.

"The Decade to Overcome Violence" (DOV) is an important ecumenical initiative at this time. It is a response to the disturbing reality of violence at world and local levels. The DOV was launched by the WCC in January 2001 at a Central Committee meeting in Berlin. The CCANZ has made it a major thrust of its life and work and this year CCANZ has appointed a co-ordinator of its DOV programme. A number of local church initiatives are already underway in response to the DOV. Mission and ecumenical will be reporting on these to the Methodist conference later in the year.

Mission and Ecumenical is also represented on the 'Anglican-Methodist Dialogue'.