Anglican Schools’ Conference 2017

Theme: A Place at the Table - celebrating the hospitality of God. Venue: Dilworth School, Erin St, Auckland. Dates: Registration 2.30pm Wednesday 24 May. Finishes Friday 26 May. Guest speaker - Richard Peers, Director of Education for the Diocese of Liverpool. Principals retreat - offering a time for our principals to meet with our archbishop and each other. Chaplains retreats - a time... more

Year 12 Anglican Schools’ Conference

The student's conference will be begin 11am Wednesday 24 May and finish 1pm Friday 26 May at Dilworth School in Erin St, Auckland. Please encourage students to register through their chaplain... view

Top Parish in Waiapu

A fun event for young people aged 10-18ish held from 24-26 March 2017 at Keswick Christian camp in Roturua. Up to 200 youth gather from parishes all over the Waiapu Diocese and beyond and play Top Parish games in teams of up to six people. Good team spirit and fair play are essential! The competition is run on two levels; Junior teams - 5 out of 6 team members must be Year 9 and under. ... more

Godly Play Core Training

"Godly play teaches children the art of using Christian language to become more aware of the mystery of God's presence in their lives. Godly play is a way to draw closer to God and to make meaning of our lives. The approach is different from the traditional model in which the teacher tells the children what they need to know and believe. Godly play helps children discover God for themselves. ... more

“Encountering Christ in community together”

An inspiring day exploring ministry with children and young people in shared life-communities Saturday 11 February 2017. 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. KCML, Arden Street, Opoho, Dunedin. Dr Andrew Root will share his work and research drawing on the work and theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his practice of placing “the first third” in the centre of Christian community.  The day will offer... more

NZ Association of Religious Education Teachers and School Chaplains Conference 2016

Planning for this year’s conference is well underway. Attached and below is some preliminary information so folk can book  flights and make travel and other arrangements. Registration begins from 1pm. on Monday 1st August at St John’s Anglican Cathedral,  Napier and you are asked to make your own way there in readiness for our opening Powhari and Worship beginning at... more

Operation Refugee

p class="p1">Operation Refugee is a new challenge from Christian World Service to raise funds for Syrian refugees in search of safety and a decent life. The challenge is to live on the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon or Jordan and raise as much money as you can.

CWS will supply you with the rations and you sign up family and friends as sponsors. Your... more

Leadership Camp

"What's the difference?" A leadership camp for Year 11-13. Developing student leadership for chapel, special character and the five marks of mission of the Anglican Church. 12pm Friday April 15 - 12.30pm Sunday 17 April at St Mary's Diocesan School in Taranaki. Anglican Schools Leadership Camp    ... view

PD with Rob Kirkwood March 31st.

Rob Kirkwood - ‘REthinking Approaches to Teaching Christianity’ on 31 March at King’s College, Auckland Click on the link below for more information. 2016 DAN Teacher PD & Student Workshops with Robert Kirkwood... view

Valuable PD Opportunity

div> Dear Colleagues, I hope this last term is going well for you all, in the midst of reports and preparation for Advent and Christmas. The NZARETSC are making provisional arrangements to bring one of the best known Religious Educators in the UK  - Robert Kirkwood - to present a DAN workshop here at King’s College, Otahuhu, in Auckland, on Thursday, 31st of March 2016 for Chaplains... more