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April 2014


Life Everlasting

I believe in the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen. Which is our resurrection body? Will you look identical to how you did when you died? Or the body you had at your peak of vitality? So if you met someone at one age, you won’t recognise them in heaven because they

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General Synod 2014

Last updated 23 May; updated 15 May; updated 9 May; updated: 8 May; updated: 7 May 2014 General Synod Te Hinota Whanui (GSTHW) meets May 10-15, Copthorne Hotel, Waitangi. [That is preceded by a meeting of the Inter-Diocesan Conference – the 7 pakeha dioceses GSTHW members meeting]. If there is any significant new information added

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Dinner Church

StoryKeep Organizational Video || St. Lydia’s from StoryKeep on Vimeo. Thanks to Brother David for answering my question what “Dinner Church” refers to and providing a link to St. Lydia’s in Brooklyn as an example of Dinner Church: St. Lydia’s is a Dinner Church. We gather every Sunday and Monday night to cook and share

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Holy Week

Reflecting on Holy Week

Some time this week or next week most will be reflecting back on Holy Week and the Triduum (Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil), and writing up notes for improvements next year. Holy Week and Triduum online A friend of mine wanted to go to an Anglican church for Easter. She looked up the diocesan

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Jim Cotter

God our Love-Maker

Jim Cotter died last week. I was blessed to have met him. He was a poet who worked at reshaping much of our inherited liturgical tradition. Here are some of Jim Cotter’s Books. He was delighted that some of his work was incorporated into A New Zealand Prayer Book He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa. From

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Supper at Emmaus (He Qi)

Easter is 50 days

Easter is not one day. It is not two or three (… Easter Monday, Easter Tuesday…). It is not a week. Not even an octave. It is not 40 days. Easter is a season of 50 days. If you agree with this, join the facebook event Easter is 50 days. Let’s support each other with

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