Children’s Ministry Course

Equip yourself to be more effective in your Children’s Ministry. This highly interactive course explores the biblical and theological foundations, current trends, and relevant issues in ministry to children and their families within a local church context. It investigates theory and praxis for faith development issues and formulates a rationale for ministry with children ….more

Beth Barnett Intergenerational Workshops

Join Scripture Union NZ and Beth Barnett for a workshop exploring the core Biblical Principles and the variety of practical skills for cultivating healthy intergenerational faith formation – in terms of mission and discipleship; worship and service; individuals and communities – everyone. Workshops in June: Auckland 12,  Hamilton 13, Tauranga 14, Rotorua 15, Palmerston North 19, Wellington 20, Lower Hutt 21. To register scroll down to…more

Cultivating Connections

Presented by Baptist Churches of New Zealand, Anglican Diocese of New Zealand, SUNZ, The Salvation Army, Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. Dr Holly Catterton Allen is a world renowned scholar and co-author of Intergenerational Christian Formation – the ‘go-to’ books for intergenerational ministry. Don’t miss her! Auckland: Friday 20th July Wellington: Saturday 21st July For more information…more


Scripture Union’s conference for all Children’s Ministry Leaders. 23 June 2018 Silverstream Retreat Centre in Wellington Discover how the Bible is central to what it means to be in community. Come away with a renewed sense of confidence in the Bible as accessible, relevant, fascinating and fun for all ages. Explore together new and creative…more

Dialogue Australasia Conference

Join the Dialogue Australasia Network for their 11th International Conference: Being Human: Education and the search for meaning, an important three-day conference for Religious Studies and Philosophy teachers and school leaders. Keynote speakers include Peter Singer,  Hugh Mackay, Father Aloysious Mowe SJ, Rob Hanson, Ari Lander and more. An interfaith panel will be chaired by ABC broadcaster…more

New ideas about how to talk, teach and write about climate change

5:00pm Fri 23 March, 2018 – 7:00pm Fri 23 March, 2018 University of Canterbury Ernest Rutherford Building Room 140 20 Kirkwood Ave, Upper Riccarton Christchurch Free admission by registering here. With recent record high temperatures and severe weather events causing flood and coastal damage around New Zealand, a lot of people, young and old, are…more

Centre for Ethics & Spirituality – Israelites in Archaeology and the Bible – at Christ’s College

At their first event for 2018, College’s Director of Finance and Operations Mr Steve Kelsen will discuss what archaeology can tell us about the Bible. Steve is passionate about archaeology and has first-hand experience in the Middle East, having worked as a volunteer and supervisor of archaeological excavations at Tel Rehov and Tel Zeitah. His…more

Professor Lea Waters – The Strength Switch – at Christ’s College

As a strengths-based scientist for more than 20 years, Dr Lea Waters has witnessed first-hand how focusing on our children’s strengths, rather than correcting their weaknesses, can help build resilience and optimism, and offer protection from depression and anxiety. In this game-changing book, she argues that by throwing the ‘strength switch’ parents can encourage creativity,…more

Science, Faith and Apologetics Conference

Australia’s first “Science, Faith and Apologetics” Conference will see 40 national and international presenters grappling with difficult questions Christians face. The public event in Brisbane from March 23 to 25 will strengthen Christians’ faith and help them engage in conversation with skeptics. Speakers include astrophysicist Jennifer Wiseman, cosmologist Ken Freeman, and staff of Ravi Zacharias Ministries and the…more

‘What’s holding you back?’ – Senior Camp

Year 11-13 students are invited to attend the 2018 Anglican Schools’ Senior Camp to explore these questions with students from Anglican Schools across New Zealand and Polynesia: What’s holding you back? … from love and hope? … from changing the world? … from being who you want to be? 7pm Friday 13th of April – 3pm Sunday…more