Progressive Christianity Aotearoa

Advent affirmation — Bronwyn White, Aotearoa New Zealand

You can make this a litany with the responses in bold italics, and substitute the indigenous, Māori language words with the English translations in square brackets—although you might appreciate the explanation of these concepts in the footnotes. By faith, Mary let go of fear, and engendered a mothering God. This faith may lead us through […]

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Remembering the Saints and Souls, New Zealand

This All Saints Day service was originally posted on the Progressive Christianity Aotearoa website. This service may also be used for Matariki, a traditional Maori mid-winter festival which marks the beginning of a new year for Maori.  Matariki is a time for remembering the dead, and celebrating new life. We gathered at the gateway to […]

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