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Thought for the week

Thought For The Week 31 May 2020

This Sunday is Pentecost Sunday.  We are emerging slowly out of lockdown.  At Level four we basically had to stay at home, doing things around our house and garden.  We had to find different ways to connect with our family and friends to retain the level of relationship that we had always had, but in […]

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Thought For The Week 17 May 2020

Covid 19 Alert Level 2: Important information As our nation emerges from the constrictions of level 3 lockdown it is important to realise that we are not out of the woods entirely and there is still a risk that this corona virus can be spread around our community. But we are heading in the right […]

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Thought ForThe Week 10 May 2020

As we get ready to move from Lockdown Level 3 to Level 2, we are aware that we are living in very unusual times.  It has been disruptive and restrictive, and to a certain extent we will still not be able to go back to life as normal, whatever our new normal might be. I’d […]

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Thought For The Week 3rd May 2020

Today I had a moment of excitement. The Courier community newspaper had arrived. I’m not an avid newspaper reader by I am in the habit of flicking through the Courier and I guess I have missed this over the past month or so. Having the Courier back seems like a step towards a return to […]

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Moderators Appeal for Vanuatu

Greetings It is with great sadness that I write to you. Tropical Cyclone Harold has taken a great toll on the people of Vanuatu. Those on affected islands have lost homes, livelihoods and the means to sustain their families. Category Five Cyclone Harold hit Vanuatu’s northern islands on Monday, 6 April. The damage was severe, including on […]

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Moderators ANZAC Day Message 25 April 2020

Greetings “Love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends.” (John 15:12-14) The words of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ring and echo loudly in our situation today. In fact, as we all attest to this […]

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Thought For The Week 26 April 2020

Well folks, we are heading into our 5th weekend in Lockdown level 4, and there are two things on our minds: On Saturday we remember ANZAC Day.  A commemoration of the tragic waste of so many young lives on the altar of war.  We remember to give thanks for the people we have lost.  We […]

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Thought For The Week 19 April 2020

Hi folks, I wonder how the lockdown is going for you? As I write we are in the third week of this isolation and many predicted this would be the most challenging week. The first two weeks had a novelty factor as we came to grips with a new normal. Week four will be spent […]

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Thought For The Week 12 April 2020

We’re now more than 2 weeks in to lockdown level four, and even if we’re coping well in general, the most chilled out of us are starting to get itchy feet. And when we start to get itchy feet, then we start to get anxious or frustrated.  And when we get anxious or frustrated, then […]

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Thought For The Week 5 April 2020

During this lock down period I have been contemplating what it all means. Why is this happening? Is there a higher purpose to it all? Is God saying or doing something in the midst of this upheaval that we are to pay attention to? Perhaps you have also asked similar questions. I’ve noticed that the […]

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