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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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April 2008

John’s Kitchen at the Crossroads

Blenheim community supports medical care for migrant workers

By Marie Sherry

Wesley Methodist Church’s John’s Kitchen programme in Blenheim has been such a success, organisers are now forming a trust to expand its work and provide medical support for families in need. Read more...

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Mabel’s 100 years of active church life

What better excuse to both celebrate and reflect on times gone by than a 100th birthday? In January family friends gathered at All Saints Anglican Church in Christchurch to mark Mabel Grocott’s century. Read more...

Transgender advocate driven by faith, sense of motherhood

By Katherine Armon

Spirituality and a drive to help others have helped Mama Tere survive a harrowing childhood of sexual abuse and prostitution on the streets of Auckland. Today Mama Tere is an advisor to the Manukau council and runs her own social service. Read more...

Avant-garde fashion show began as church fundraiser

By Marie Sherry

From small beginnings as a church fundraiser, the Nouveau Design Awards in Wakefield have grown into a successful scholarship venture for local secondary school students. Read More...

Priests among Philippines human rights victims

By Paul Titus

The murder of a Protestant pastor in January and the abduction of another last month underscore the perilous state of human rights in the Philippines. Read more...

Uniting Church of Australia welcomes apology to Stolen Generations

The Uniting Church of Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) have congratulated Australia’s federal government for Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s formal apology to members of the Stolen Generations. Read more...

Potty talk is serious when there’s nowhere to go

Christian World Service is challenging young people in New Zealand churches to make a move on toilets in an effort to make poor people’s lives healthier and longer. Read more...

Intrepid explorers delve into contemporary theology

By Katherine Armon

An informal study group at a Masterton Church formed to examine contemporary understandings of Jesus has evolved into a group of theological explorers, who are investigating progressive Christian thought. Read more...