North Pres News ~22 January 2015



Because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.

-James 1:3

Welcome to North Pres News, the first edition for 2015. In here you will find the dates for various Northern Presbytery events.

Don’t forget to look back here at our website when you need information. You will find a diary of presbytery events, upcoming special services and events around the Northern Presbytery churches. There are also sections for Ministers with information about such things as Study Leave, Supervision & MDRs. There are resources for Session Clerks & Elders.

Northern Presbytery Youth now have their own website You will find information on upcoming youth events, important dates, regional services & more! Take a look. It is exciting to see the work God has already done in the lives of our young people –we look forward to seeing what He will do this year!


  • Thursday, February 12th, Presbytery Council will hold its first monthly meeting of the year. Presbytery Executive Council meets weekly on Thursdays at 10am at 111 Great South Rd.
  • Saturday, February 28th, Summer Presbytery at Papatoetoe –St John’s Church.
  • Thursday, March 5th, the Induction of Rev Martin Baker into Clevedon Presbyterian

Work groups:

  • Property & Finance: When: Tuesday, 17th February at 9am. Where: 111 Great South Rd, Greenlane.
  • Ministry: When: Tuesday, 17th February at 12.30pm. Where: Mt Roskill –St John’s Church.
  • Prayer & Healing: When: Wednesday, 18th February at 12.30pm. Where: Mangere Presbyterian Church.
  • Youth: When: To be confirmed. Where: 111 Great South Rd, Greenlane.

If you have requests to be made to any of these work groups, could you please make these available to the group by the 12th February along with any supporting material. Please email these to the Northern Presbytery office and we will organize for their distribution to the appropriate members. Thank you.

Printable copy of North Pres News -22 January 2015