KIA ora, e te whanau

I want to update you on the news and it is sad news. Thank you so much for being such a loving and supportive church. Four members of our Syrian families were attending the Masjid Al Noor Mosque on Deans Ave on Friday afternoon. The father of our family living in Somerfield, Khaled, was shot, and died a few hours later at Christchurch Hospital. His 16 year old son Hamza was shot and died at the scene. His 13 year old son Zaid was also shot. Zaid received a six hour surgery on Friday evening and is recovering well. The father of our family living in West Spreydon, Hisham, was shot. Hisham received surgery on Sunday morning… Read more