• UCANZ Update week beginning 8 July 2024

    Kia ora e te whanau A week away with siblings and partners, and we’re still friends! Northland turned on it’s best for us, and we’re grateful. Grateful to have been able to visit and enjoy the hospitality of this beautiful part of our country. Because of road works we were […]

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  • UCANZ update week beginning 24 June 2024

    Kia ora e te whanau Lynne and I are about to head out for a week away touring Northland. None of my siblings have been there, so four of us (including my youngest brother – out from the UK), with spouses – seven all up, are hitting the road together. […]

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  • UCANZ Update Week Beginning 17 June 2024

    Kia ora e te whanau I’m sitting at a dining table deep in the King Country. After a rich Friday with the Waikato-Waiariki Methodist Synod at Camp Epworth, I’ve been privileged catching up with groups and individuals from a Parish that is charting new ways forward. Having come from a […]

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  • UCANZ Update Week Beginning 10 June 2024

    Kia ora e te whanau I’m about to hit the road – the end of this week will find me passing through Auckland, into the Waikato, and down into the King Country. Then returning home to Lincoln late next Tuesday. I hope to have another Newsletter ready for you – […]

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  • UCANZ Update week beginning 3 June 2024

    Kia ora e te whanau Again because it has a limited distribution, what follows is my latest offering to the Methodist Monthly publication ‘Touchstone’. In Christ Born in 1884. E.Stanley Jones was an American Methodist Missionary to India where he served 50+ years. Jones abhorred racism and worked tirelessly in […]

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  • UCANZ Update – Week Beginning 28 May 2024

    Kia ora e te whanau Personal and Leadership Resources This week, a few articles I’ve found useful Starting with the occasional article where one feels like one is looking in a mirror. Is Your Leadership Style Unintentionally Aggressive? I was in a couple of meetings last week and came away […]

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