Reflection 26 June – Matariki

Matt 13:1-9, 18-23 - Matariki & the Parable of the Sower A Reflection by Dan Spragg Matariki has been called our first truly New Zealand holiday - one that we have not borrowed or co-opted from some other place. A holiday for all Aotearoa to celebrate and enjoy....

Reflection 19 June

Luke 8: 26-39 a reflection by Dan Spragg Sometimes I look at the text for the week and truly have to utter a very sarcastic ‘well, thanks for that!’ A story of demons and pigs… what are we to do with that? I remember when I was young my cousins had this computer game...

Reflection 5 June – Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday: Unity in diversity A reflection by Josh Olds Well, it’s good to see so many of you on this particular weekend. It is a special weekend isn’t it? Many of us will have had it marked in our calendars, you may have possibly made plans with friends or...

Reflection 15 May – Celebrating Harvest

Luke 12:16-30 - ‘Celebrating harvest!’ Reflection by Anne Stewart I love this season!  Not just because of the pretty colours and the interesting light.  I love it because in this season, everything that our gardens have been working on over the past few...

Reflection 8 May – Coming and Going

Matthew 28:16-20 - ‘Coming and going’ A reflection by Josh Olds My earliest memory of Mother’s day is teasing my mum about not telling her what we’d gotten for her. I reveled in the fact that I knew something that she didn’t. But in my adamance to not spoil the...