We are grateful for the generous donations to the Christmas and other appeals. Staff and volunteers are working hard to catch up on receipting, delayed by the move. Receipts will be in the mail in the next few weeks. Christian World Service has moved its main office to the Aldersgate Centre, Durham Street Methodist, 309 […]
In Mosul, Iraqi children are keen to get to school after years of displacement. Photo: ACT Alliance/Paul Jeffrey A bi-monthly news bulletin exploring development, global justice and the work of CWS. An alternative to mainstream media sources. Past issues can be read here Download as PDF or read the text below: For your Diary: 17-27 June […]
Christian World Service is appealing for donations to support Samoan families affected by the measles outbreak. Sadly, 71 people mostly under five months old have lost their lives. Nearly 5,000 people have been infected with the virus. Donations to the appeal will enable trained community carers to provide psychosocial support for families. They will also […]
Special Project 2019-20 Methodist and Presbyterian Women
Methodist and Presbyterian Women are focusing on Palestinian Women and Children for their annual special project. In Chosen People called to Proclaim they will spend time learning about women and children in Galilee, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and the West Bank (including Jerusalem). The Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees has grown out of the work […]
“Churches Engaging in the Pain of the World” Archbishop Sir David Moxon addressed the annual CWS Supporters’ Council Speaking in Hamilton, Archbishop Sir David Moxon urged greater support to end human trafficking and modern slavery. Churches are engaged in other places, assisting refugees and migrants heading and brokering peace in South Sudan. From the […]
Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas on September 1 local time. The category 5 storm stayed over the islands until 3 September causing widespread damage. ACT Alliance local partners are responding. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reported that more than 13,000 houses have been severely damaged or destroyed – […]
Unprecedented collaboration by 12 CEOs as humanitarian disaster in Syria worsens As the Syria crisis escalates, the heads of 12 New Zealand aid organisations have joined forces to call on the government to act on one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of this generation. Together they are calling for the government to resume financial support […]
CWS has prepared worship resources for Peace Sunday designated as August 4 in the lectionary calendar of Anglican, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches. Rev Jordan Redding has contributed a reflection that sharpens our focus on the work of the Maohi Protestant Church in our region and a litany for peace. The material is based on the […]
CWS is pleased to announce a new initiative with Trade Aid which will benefit Trade Aid producers and CWS partners. Donors will have the opportunity to buy direct from Trade Aid from July 1, and enter a special promotional code. Donors enter the words “ChristianWorldServiceFundraiser19” in the box marked Promo Code when ordering. When you […]
A bi-monthly news bulletin exploring development, global justice and the work of CWS. An alternative to mainstream media sources. Past issues can be read here Download as PDF or read the text below: For your Diary: 6 March—18 April Seven Weeks for Water 1 April Operation Refugee begins 7 April World Health Day—Universal Health Coverage […]
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