Registrations for our Gathering in March are now open. This will be on the 3rd – 5th March and held at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Kaikōura. Joining us for the weekend will be Hana Seddon and Dallas Harema. As part of the Gathering, Hana and Dallas will be engaging us in a kōrero about what it means for us to be honouring our bicultural commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Hana is the Rotorua Salvation Army corps officer. A social worker by trade, she has been involved in full time ministry for the past 12 years. With the Salvation Army, she has been involved in Community Ministry, Reintegration Services, the Bridge Programme, Recovery Church, Emergency Services and Māori Ministry.
Hana is passionate about exploring faith and theology from an indigenous perspective and has facilitated many conversations about Tiriti-based leadership in faith communities. She also currently serves on the board of the Bible Society.
Dallas will be a familiar face to those who have worked in Youth Ministry in the Ōtautahi Christchurch region. He is a qualified supervisor and Strengths Coach and has represented Aotearoa New Zealand at the United Nations, as well as on the court with the NZ Men’s Netball Team.
Dallas is passionate about co-creating spaces and contexts that invite, challenge and deepen an authentic and real connection to the divine well of life, our roots, each other and ourselves. He is currently involved in ministry with Alpine Presbytery’s Aranui project and has a particular interest in exploring theology, spiritual formation and faith in a te ao māori context.
3rd – 5th March 2023
11 Deal Street, Kaikōra
(all meals except breakfast included)
$50 Friday night only
$65 Saturday only
(includes lunch and dinner)
|Friday 3rd March
|Registration & Cuppa
|Welcome & Karakia
|Sharing Our Stories: St Pauls Presbyterian Kaikōura
|Comings and Goings
|Report from Presbytery Committes (P&F and HR) and Vote on Budget
|Free time - explore Kaikōura
|Time with the AES and National Moderator
|Saturday 4th March
|Report from Presbytery Committees (Resourcing incl Hanmer Project)
|Our Bicultural Commitment: Te Tiriti
|Our Bicultural Commitment (cont.)
|A Drawing Together
|Induction Service for Martin Harrison
|Sunday 5th March
|Sunday Service at St Pauls