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Carey – A Forerunner for Change?

Carey – A Forerunner for Change?

Dr Sandy Kerr, Carey’s Kaiārahi-Rangahau Māori, looks back over the last five years at Carey and describes some of the incredible changes that have taken place as we attempt to embody the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Spiritual Growth Groups

Spiritual Growth Groups

Dr Phil Halstead, who teaches pastoral care, has been inspired by some new ideas around the old small group concept. He asks, what if we were to develop groups with upward, inward and outward movement?
Powhiri, Woven Together

Powhiri, Woven Together

This beautiful symbolic artefact, crafted by Nicola Mountfort, was inspired by the weaving together of people by the pōwhiri process on her recent Noho Marae. The challenge now, she writes, is how as church leaders can we weave people together?
Class of 2002

Class of 2002

After 19 years, the class of 2002 reunited for a weekend retreat at the Bowentown baches in March this year. Coming from all over New Zealand, they bonded over good food, beautiful scenery and shared their highs and lows since graduating.

“At Carey we believe that the God of mission is at work in the world by the Spirit to renew people and places in Christ. Our calling is to equip Christian leaders with the convictions, competencies, and capacity to participate in that mission, bringing gospel renewal in churches and communities across Aotearoa and around the world.”

– John Tucker, Principal