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Church in Progress Monthly Gathering – June 2017 – Reconciliation

You are invited to be part of a creative time of sharing, prayer, conversation and food! This month we will be praying and thinking about reconciliation. We all have relationships that break down – with family, lovers, spouses and neighbours. We know God loves being in relationship with us and wants us to be in […]

Liquor stores must take more responsibility

MEDIA STATEMENT FROM Communities Against Alcohol Harm – 11 May 2017 LIQUOR STORES MUST TAKE MORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY IN FACE OF ROBBERIES There have been a number of reports recently in the media about robberies of liquor stores in Mangere and Otahuhu. Most recent was the robbery at Liquorland Mangere Bridge.­‐store-­‐manager-­‐tells-­‐of-­‐robbery-­‐ordeal “While we […]

MCC Calls for Swift Action on Behalf of Chechnyan Detainees

Global Justice Institute – Metropolitan Community Churches Call for Swift Action on Behalf of Chechnyan Detainees April 2017 — Early this month, journalist Elena Milashina, writing for the opposition paper, Novaya Gazeta in Russia, broke the collaborated story of the unlawful detention and torture of gay men in Chechnya, a semi-autonomous region in Russia.  According to […]