AJ’s Blog

A space where I can share personally about what I am up to and what we are going through as a church. I will be updating this space regularly so you can be kept up to date on what I’m reading, involved in and thoughts and ideas for our church community. Thank you for taking the time to read these musings.

  • Partnership in school building

    6 August, 2016 by Alan Jamieson
    We have continued to look at building possibilities for the future of the church. While we have focused our energy on our local mission initiatives through grass-roots redemptive communities and our many great ministries reaching specific needs of people; we are also very committed to being able to gather together as one church.   We hugely value ...
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  • A man of peace

    29 July, 2016 by Alan Jamieson
    This week an 86 year old priest was killed as his throat was in a tragic act of violence. He was leading communion in a small service in a quiet church. I struggle to see two more polar opposite acts. On one hand young zealous fanatical men cutting and killing an unarmed man so crudely and violently. ...
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  • Great work Duane – well done!

    13 July, 2016 by Alan Jamieson
    Great to see the beach being handed over to DOC and celebrate from a distance a hopeful and collaborative campaign. Well lead Duane!   Have a look here for a nice write up on the hand over:- http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/308373/iwi-celebrates-beach’s-handover-to-the-public
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  • Prayer and insight

    4 May, 2016 by Alan Jamieson
    Tomorrow (Thursday 5th and Friday 6th May) our core leadership team are away for two days praying and searching God for the next things we need to give focus on as a church. We are grateful to have his window of prayer and planning and want to be very open to the leading of the ...
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  • Cafe Update April

    8 April, 2016 by Alan Jamieson
    After much prayer, idea sharing and conversation, we have come up with a way to meet our current hospitality needs and leave room for future dreams and plans. The vision of the café is ‘to provide a welcoming place of hospitality to help foster relationships, welcome new people and encourage redemptive communities and people becoming lifelong ...
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