At the Church in Progress August gathering we talked about how we, as people of faith, see and respond to the gaps we see in our community. We had some good online discussion and when we physically gathered together we experienced a powerful connection with one another and with God. Naomi lead us in a […]
10 February – 24 March 2016 “Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves… the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” poet Rainer Maria Rilke The […]
Church in Progress MCC is a small but growing emerging church in South Auckland, Aotearoa. Rev Emily Worman is the pastoral leader and does so with strong support from her husband Alan. Please have a read of all the adventures we had in 2015. As you read through the list of events we have had please […]
“By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace” Luke 1:78-79 O Holy One, Hear our prayer for restoring peace; As a new day dawns, […]
I love the season of Lent. For me it is a time of reflection and preparing for Easter Sunday. This year, I wonder, could I make the Church season of Advent a time of preparation too? Luckily we have some lovely Church in Progress Peeps. Sophie nudged me in the right direction by asking if […]
Guide us Lord, in our quest for peace! ‘Them bones, dry bones’, lying on foreign soil, hidden by mud and the stench of trenches. Their spirits speak to us on ANZAC Day. The time we pause to remember the grief of too many young sons who were lost because they took up adventure; conscription. We […]
Naomi shares about how getting hearing aids has changed her life and how God is a part of it all …
What will 2015 hold for us? How will we connect with each other and with God? How will we provide hope for others and hold hope for ourselves?