Posts Tagged ‘Church outreach’

Moving Church from maintenance to mission

Monday, June 27th, 2022
maintenance to mission

The Catholic Church in Ireland is “moving from maintenance to mission” and needs to renew and refresh itself, Archbishop Eamon Martin says. Martin made the comment after attending Ireland’s national pre-synodal assembly this week. “The question is — what next? “We are still not entirely certain, but we are open to what the Holy Spirit Read more

Church’s new life; ‘congregation’ outside its walls

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

The first time the Rev. Kelly Chatman stepped into the pulpit at Redeemer Lutheran Church 17 years ago, he looked out at his new congregation — 30, maybe 35 people at the most — and got a sinking feeling in his stomach. “I wondered if I had made a mistake,” he said recently. After 25 Read more

Church at the heart of the City says Mayor Len Brown

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has told Auckland church leaders that the Church is right at the heart of the city. He said he really wanted everyone’s thoughts and feedback on the issues, and in some cases, for churches to come up with constructive ideas which could provide input to the Council, maybe even with joint Read more

A church that refuses to be a holy huddle

Friday, June 10th, 2011

“I long to see a church that is Jesus-focused and Jesus-flavoured. I long to see a church that reflects His heartbeat. I long to see a church that speaks confidently of his heart, life and has a destiny-transforming message. I long to see a church that refuses to be a holy huddle or Christian country club.” said Mike Norris Read more

Pasifika Church Disability Toolkit

Friday, April 8th, 2011

At the Pacific Disability Forum Region Conference  on 5 April Tariana Turia, New Zealand Minister of Disability Issues, used the Pasifika Church Disability Toolkit as an  example of an initiative that helps to achieve needed changes with regard to the care of  people with disabilities. The Pasifika Church Disability Toolkit is a resource which provides nourishment to the roots of the Read more

Church shelters migrant workers in Libya

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

The Church in crisis-torn Libya is offering shelter to stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers following an appeal by concerned bishops in their homeland. “The government is struggling to repatriate thousands of migrant workers and we can’t help them directly. With the assistance of the Vatican embassy in Dhaka, we asked the Libyan Church via the Italian Read more