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The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Papanui
Christchurch 8053

Postal address
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PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

P. (03) 366 6049   I   0800 266 639

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PUBLIC ISSUES RESOURCES

Climate Conversations

 Vision for Churches - Liturgical Studies 2017. Supporting material: 

 A.  Worship Resources - Courtesy John Thornley

       1. Paraphrase of Creation 'God Makes a Universe' by Ralph Milton

      2.  Paraphrase of Revelation by Ralph Milton

      3. Epiphany liturgy January 2017, by John Thornley

           Epiphany Reflections January 2017 by John Thornley

       4. Music by Shirley Murray 'Alleluia Aotearoa and Poem

                    a. Touch the earth lightly

                    b. God of the Galaxies spinning in space

                    c. Picture a Vacuum poem by John Thornley

                    d Tunnel Vision - closing lines

 B. Climate and Inequality - Inequality Explained

                                          -  Human Dimensions of Climate Change

 C. Declaration of Interdependence and Responsability

 D. Pierre Calame. Global Citizenship Education 2015

 E. PCC - WCC Pacific Conference of Churches & World Council of Churches Climate Declaration 2015

 F. His Highness TTT Tamasese ' Climate and Responsibility' 

  G. Climate Responsability, CCA Betsan Martin 

  H. Climate Eduction Philip Vaughter

 

Climate for Churches video presentations with:

           Professor James Renwick, Climate Scientist; 

           Dr Adrian Macey, Climate - Is there a Place for Churches?   

           Koreti Tiumalu, Pacific 350.Org; 

           Su'a William Sio MP Mangere; 

           Panel discussion led by Rod Oram, Business journalist. 

See the views of the Church NZ Youth representative at Marrakech COP22 - Alex Johnston, who worked with us for the Climate for Churches conference, 2016

 Comparing Climate Policies Frances Palmer

Climate Action for Churches  Frances Palmer

Interfaith Statement COP22

Sustainable Development Goals - NZCCSS Researcher Network Presentation Notes 

UNANZ Presentation Sustainable Development Goals - Climate,  Education, Costa Rica and Responsability

Peter Lane - Churches and Climate  Business Updated-  Public Issues at Methodist Conference and Conference on Climate and Business Oct 2016

Sermon, Poem and Graphs by John Howell Oct 2016

Climate Movement for Churches by Frances Palmer, Peace and Justice Network

NZ Govt. Why Climate Change Matters to NZ Sept 2016

Declaration of Responsibility for an interdependent world. August 2016

Local Government elections 2016 - Questions for Candidates

            Climate Questions: Climate Transitions, transport, energy, waste, forests, housing prepared by Frances Palmer

            Climate Questions - on Low Carbon Plans prepared by Frances Palmer

            A Compassionate City - prepared by Max Thomson

            Families and Kids - courtesy Tick4Kids 

 

Trans Pacific Partnership and Climate Submission Engineers for Social Responsibility March 2016

Refugees in Our Communities April16

NZ  Climate Policy - Pathways to Paris

Low Carbon Building Guide !

Making sense of Social Investment and Care for Children

Earth as Our Home: Theology and Climate Betsan martin

Arapera Ngaha Sermon 14 Feb. 2015

Speech at Waitangi 2015 T. Howard

Social Housing update Feb. 2015


Election 2014 Child Poverty, Environment.

Mark Gibson Report on WCC Ecology, Theology and Justice workshop

Peter Lane Report on WCC Workshop on Ecology, Theology and Justice

Solutions to Child Poverty Income

Solutions to Child Poverty Housing

Solutions to Child Poverty Health

Solutions to Child Poverty Pacific Income

Solutions to Child Poverty Pacific Housing and Health


Communities Count -
an election resource for the Tangata whenua, Community, Voluntary Sector


Living Wage - Biblical Perspectives

Living Wage - by Prince Devanandan

Living Wage - Background Paper

Freshwater: PIN Briefing and Discussion paper Dec 2013

TPPA Fact sheet - Medicines

Constitutional Review:
Pasifika interests - Summary and Briefing

Ethics and Earth Stewardship Summary and Briefing


Charter of Responsibility

Living Wage Presentation - with Community Responses for Living Wages

Quaker Open Letter on Sustainability Feb 2013

PIN Environment Scan - Policy Context 2013


Toolkit for Creative Actions with Communities for Wellbeing:
Five Wellsprings Resources


1.Introduction to Wellsprings

2. Community Wellsprings

3. Local Council Wellsprings

4. Submissions Petitions Wellsprings

5. Campaigns as Wellsprings


Links to documents in Wellsprings Resources:

Reaching Out in Loving Service

Grant Writing Guide

Guidelines for Social Analysis. K.Barr

Eight Principles for Family Services

Flyer for Churches Engaging with Communities by Richard Randerson



Stewardship resource Booklet & DVD 'What are we doing to Care for Creation?
Distributed to parishes. Request hard copies and DVD from betsan@publicquestions.org.nz / 04 473 262704 473 2627


Faiths Agreement against Family Violence

Care for Creation Resources:

Economy: Oram

Climate: Tate

Energy: Sims

Theology: Harris

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