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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

P. (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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June 2010

Musos in Faith lead worship through song
By Cory Miller
A group of musicians is bringing a new face to the traditional church music. Musos in Faith is an approximately 20-person band of mixed ages and ethnicities, brought together through a common love for music.Read More ....

Anniversary chance to celebrate bicultural, ecumenical teamwork

Hone Wetere Church sits on the shore of Lake Ellesmere. On May 1st and 2nd local people and Methodist Church leaders gathered to mark the 125th anniversary of Hone Wetere Church. (Hone Wetere is the Maori pronunciation of John Wesley). Read more ....

Churches urged to target prisoner rehabilitation
By Cory Miller
Prison Fellowship New Zealand (PFNZ) is expanding its services through the launch of its new Target Communities initiative, which will work together with churches to support prisoners and reduce their risk of re-offending. Read More ....

Peace Centre goes from strength to strength
By Marie Sherry
The new National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago is receiving international attention after less than two years of operation. The centre is the first in New Zealand to combine global cross-disciplinary expertise on the issues of development, peace building and conflict transformation. Read more ....

Christian Conference of Asia strives for unity, justice
In April the CCA held its 13th General Assembly in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. CCA holds Assembly every five years to celebrate the unity of the Church in Asia and set its general direction. Representatives of several New Zealand churches took part in the Assembly and the pre-Assembly forums that present issues for the full Assembly to consider. Read more ....

Sharing talents and creativity part of ecumenical journey
An exciting and life-changing experience is how New Zealand representative Poulima Salima describes his experience in a two week intensive Asia Ecumenical Cours that included taking part the 13th General Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia. Read more ....

Waikato Methodists make connexions during Kawhia visit
By Mary West
Hamilton Methodist parish often has inspirational meetings. Last month the parish decided to take this tradition on to the road and visit Kawhia to see the recently renovated Methodist church. Read more ....