Newsletter archive

  • Newsletter July 8 & 15

    5 July, 2018
    Prayer changes more than things. It changes you. July 8 & 15 Kia Ora and Welcome Some exciting new ventures are in this newsletter including; a new monthly service in Te Reo that our bi-cultural team have been developing, a new Mandarin Alpha course, and our refugee families have arrived in Auckland. They will spend the next two ...
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  • SWBC  Newsletter June 24 & July 1

    22 June, 2018
    “Let us encourage one another, and build each other up” 1 Th 5:11 June 24 & July 1 Kia Ora and Welcome, This June might be one of the greyest in decades but beyond the clouds the sun still shines. As I’m writing this the cloud is breaking and hints of sunlight are breaking through. Life is often ...
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  • SWBC Newsletter June 10 &17

    8 June, 2018
    Please continue to pray for the resettlement of our refugee families. June 10 & 17 Kia Ora Whanau This Sunday (June 10) we begin profiling the refugee families that we are sponsoring, explaining more about how we will contribute with our prayers, skills, funding, friendship and time. We have started having phone calls with the family members and ...
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  • SWBC Newsletter May 27 & June 3

    25 May, 2018
    Let’s pray to see more lives changed! May 27 & June 3 Kia Ora Whanau,   It has been fantastic to have Sharon and Jack Brown with us over the last week. Their deep biblical input, posture of prayer and genuine engagement with the difficulties of life has been refreshing and illuminating for many of us. Sharon will be ...
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  • SWBC Newsletter May 13 & 20

    11 May, 2018
    Find new ways to connect with God… May 13 & 20 Kia Ora Whanau, At the AGM Ed Warrington spoke on behalf of the Grotto Team saying how much they have enjoyed the 16 year journey of the Grotto: Their surprise and delight as it grew and grew, and their deep appreciation of all those who supported, volunteered ...
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