Posts Tagged ‘Fund raising’

Pushpay app helping churches and communities Comments 0

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Pushpay is a New Zealand company that started by offering an electronic payment mechanism, allowing people to charge their “giving” to a credit or debit card so they could give money at the touch of a button. Established seven years ago, Pushpay is now one of the world’s fastest-growing SAS (software-as-a-service) companies. It has gone Read more

Nothing against fireworks in the Bible Comments 0

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

The church youth group had sold enough fireworks to pay for their Easter camp over the four-day sales period. Nations Church senior pastor Peter Tate says this was far more effective than selling cheese rolls or chocolate He said while some members of his congregation did not like them, there was nothing against fireworks in Read more

Keep the kids busy in the holidays – Bake for Bibles Comments 0

Monday, October 1st, 2018
bake for bibles

Nationally-known cook, author, Destitute Gourmet founder and Food Director of Bauer Media, Sophie Gray says Bake for Bibles is a great project for kids, friends and the whole family. Bake for Bibles is a new fundraising initiative recently launched by Bible Society New Zealand where volunteers bake Noah’s Ark animal cookies, ice them and sell Read more

Boy raises $1m for drought-affected farmers Comments 0

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Australia’s drought-affected farmers are about to benefit from $1 million raised by a 10-year old boy and his classmates. Jack Berne and his classmates at Sydney’s St John the Baptist Primary School raised the money through ‘A Fiver For A Farmer’ campaign on GoFundMe. The campaign, which was launched in July, urged people to spare Read more

Heavy metal musician turned priest uses his talents in church fundraiser Comments 0

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Andy Eldred, a priest who ministers at St Mark’s Anglican Church in Carterton, has a passion for music, but not just of the variety found in traditional hymn books. He was once a heavy metal musican about to hit the big time when he put a rifle to his head and contemplated pulling the trigger. Read more

Pushpay Holdings a Church donations app earns $100m for Kiwi founder Comments 0

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Pushpay Holdings is a mobile payments app developer targeting the North American church donation market. It’s co-founder, Eliot Crowther, is about to depart the business with a stake worth just over $99 million. Crowther says he is leaving the business for personal reasons to focus on his family. In 2011 he started the company with Chris Read more

Church puts funds raised for Putaruru family in trust for Children Comments 0

Monday, June 11th, 2018

A church holding funds for a Putaruru family who suffered from severe poisoning last year has released only part of the $100,000 raised. This story has been updated: Read The St Thomas Marthoma Church of New Zealand has released $42,520 of the $102,764 donated earlier this year after three members of the Kochummen family became Read more

Church member fined for illegally storing pork for fundraiser Comments 0

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Aso Lino Mika, 51, felt under pressure from her Samoan church in Christchurch to help store the pork at her Stanmore Rd dairy. Read more Related Posts:Christchurch schoolboys’ head shaving raises more…St Peter’s College lends helping hand in GoreDog bites door knocking church memberChristchurch church buys back social units it sold…

Samoan Church group brings the flavour of the Pacific to Des Moines Comments 0

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Pull up to the Samoan Christian Fellowship in Des Moines on certain Saturdays and you’ll smell the aroma of grilled chicken and pork ribs rubbed with a “super secret” sauce and spun over an open flame, “huli huli” style. “We have Samoan friends, and any food they touch is delicious, so I stopped when I Read more

Samoan choir singing in Marton on Sunday Comments 0

Friday, December 18th, 2015

A Samoan choir will be singing at Mass in a village in New Zealand this Sunday. The parish of St Francis Xavier in Marton will be hosting a choir from the village of Vaiusu near Apia. Organiser Faio Iern, who conducts the choir at St Francis Xavier in Marton, said the choir from Vaiusu would also Read more