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 […]
CWS invites parishes to mark Refugee Sunday designated as 23 June in the Methodist and Presbyterian calendar and 7 July in the Anglican tradition. World Refugee Day is on June 20. This year we highlight the plight of refugees from Syria, some of whom were already Palestinian refugees. Worship resources “What are you doing here, Elijah?” […]
Special Project of Methodist and Presbyterian Women
NZ Women to Grow Democracy in Fiji Methodist and Presbyterian women are raising funds to start a new programme for rural communities in Fiji. Local partner SEEP (Social Empowerment Education Programme) will strengthen Mai or grassroots democracy by involving women and young people in decisionmaking and improving livelihoods. Go Organic! Grow Organic! will also focus […]
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: 24 December CWS Office closes at noon 25 December Christmas Day 7 January CWS office reopens We are grateful for your […]
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: 23 August 70th anniversary of the founding of the World Council of Churches 1 September —1 October Season of Creation 2 September Father’s Day—Give […]
Christian World Service is grateful for the messages of support we have received from partners and friends following the brutal attacks on March 15, 2019. Our thoughts and prayers are very much with the people who have died, those with injuries and grieving for loved ones. Our prayers are for members of the Muslim community, […]
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