One thing that was clear at our Braided Hui last year is that those who are no longer connected to the Christian Tradition feel there is very few places for them to connect with the Sacred as a group. On the whole the Churches seem uninterested in connecting with the “80%”, many of who used […]
Braided – what happened on the day…
On 28 November 2020 after 3 Covid postponements about 70 met at Aldersgate to uncover and weave some conversations about spiritual health in Ōtautahi Christchurch. In kicking off the day-long hui, Braided: Te Awa Whiria – Conversation on Spirituality, Deirdre Carroll (Ngāi Tahu from Ngāi Tūāhiriri Marae) asked, while we know where to go to […]
Will you Join the Conversation ?
Braided – Te Awa WhiriaConversations about Spiritual Wellbeing in Ōtautahi Christchurch 28 November 9.30-4pm Aldersgate Centre Christchurchhttp://spiritednz.com/braided/ “Spirituality matters because it’s about people making meaning, purpose and connections” suggests Lucy who works in public health. Darryn is a Methodist minister and works on the streets of Christchurch, for him “Spirituality encompasses our ‘being” and is […]
Let it be – Touching the Sacred
A new service for the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral… written by Josie McNee A group of people recently gathered with Christchurch Cathedral Dean Lawrence Kimberley to reflect on how those presently disconnected from the Church could find a place to touch the sacred. Josie McNee and Rosemary Neave were part of this. First of all, we got thinking about prayer at night… Not evensong, but […]