The Spinoff website has created an excellent article about Covid19 and it is well worth the read. Follow this link Viruses vs Everyone.
At 11.59pm today (Wednesday 25th March) we find ourselves in a radically new situation. We must stay at home (unless involved in essential work). Where we stay tonight is where we must stay from now on. We must only have physical contact with those we are living with while we remain at Level 4. We will… Read More From Alister, our Parish Priest – We are Moving Alert Level 4
You may be interested in seeing where the cases are across our whenua. Have a look at this map… Covid NZ Map
We will keep an eye out for other ways of being Anglican at the moment. Here are a couple of ideas to start of with. Anglican Diocese of Waiapu has some great stuff on it’s Facebook site. Today’s Spiritual Practice is all about Gratitude and is hosted by Deborah Broome, Ministry Educator. http://movementonline.org.nz/ This is… Read More Other ways of doing church
A great group of youngsters represented St Matthew’s at Top Parish in Rotorua recently. Ably led by Erin Van der Peet and Juliette Swensson, the two St Matts teams joined teams from around the Diocese (and Waikato) for the weekend. Here are the results.
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Dear Friends You will by now be aware of the Prime Minister’s announcement that we are at Level 3 response to this viral outbreak. We will move to Level 4 at midnight Wednesday 25 March 2020. The Parish Office will continue to operate during this time, with staff working from home. We can be reached… Read More From the Parish Office: COVID-19
Cancellation of all Public Worship at St Matthew’s The Vicar General of the Diocese has written: Tēnā koutou e te whānau a te Karaiti, It was unthinkable to me a week ago, that I would be sending a pastoral letter closing all churches from next week. However in the light of the Prime Minsters address,… Read More No Worship at St Matthew’s