Responding as the people of God at this time

WMCNZ AdministratorCOVID-19, National Superintendent Update, News

Tēnā koutou katoa, Bula vinaka, Mālō e lelei, Noa’ia, Ni Hao, Magandang araw, Greetings,   It’s been a week of significant change for our nation and our world.   Globally, we have watched on as the world strains under the weight of Covid-19. Locally, I’ve observed an increase in uncertainty as New Zealanders grapple with the implications of Covid-19 for their lives.  We have remembered the 15 March anniversary of the Christchurch mosque shootings, but in a muted way as we reflect on the wisdom of large scale gatherings. We’ve started to grow in awareness that the economic and social … Read More

Christchurch Terror Attacks – An Update from our National Superintendent

WMCNZ AdministratorNational Superintendent Update, News

Tēnā koutou katoa, Further to my statement to you earlier in the week on the tragic shootings in Christchurch I would like to share numerous links with you in order to resource our churches across New Zealand as we respond to these events. Firstly I would like to share an update from Rev Clint Ussher in Christchurch. Rev Clint writes: ” It has been wonderful to see the outpouring of love and support across our city these past days. And I was encouraged to hear how the Body of Christ is responding at a gathering of citywide pastors yesterday.  We prayed together.  … Read More

A Message from our National Superintendent Regarding Christchurch Terrorist Attacks

WMCNZ AdministratorNational Superintendent Update, News

On Friday, March 15th, two terrorist attacks occurred, at Masjid Al Noor Mosque and at  Linwood Mosque, in Ōtautahi, Aotearoa (Christchurch, New Zealand) leaving 50 dead and many injured. As the country grieves, our National Superintendent Rev Dr Richard Waugh would like to share this message: Overcome Evil with Good “All New Zealanders of faith or no faith, are horrified by the tragic events at the mosques in Christchurch this afternoon. We repudiate such hateful action and hold onto the promise of Scripture which says, “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”  It is appalling beyond words … Read More