Missions

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Rising Sun – life in a multicultural community

Global Connections in Mission would like to invite you to this event in early October. Increasing cultural complexity Building bridges across different races and cultures often seems scary, yet if we really are going to “love our neighbour” we need a fresh level of mutual understanding.  In 2016, more than 125,000 international students came to…

Fight is not a bad word – Freeset Fabrics

Freeset Fabrics Last year we were able to spent a day in this community with Freeset Fabrics.  It was a big day, listening to their stories and just watching as the women worked the looms.  We had been able to invest a little in the initial development of this project. To go and see the…

Freeset Fabrics – Weaving Freedom

Last year we had the absolute privilege to go to Freeset Fabrics.  It is in an old cinema building in a distant village in West Bengal.  The streets are dusty and crowded. Upstairs above the main intersection in town is the old cinema building now filled with weaving looms.  Here some rural women in this…

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International Student Ministries

Join us next Sunday 30th at 6:30pm – get inspired by International Student Ministries, how God is working through them and learn about what Yvette is doing in her role in this area. Who are International Student Ministries of New Zealand (ISMNZ).  ISMNZ came into being in late 1999 at just the right time, when the…

Priyasha’s story – freedom in Kolkata

Freeset and Freedom.  Take a moment to listen to Priyasha’s story, one of the many women we sat with in Kolkata. Freeset is a fair trade business offering employment to women trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade. They make quality jute bags and organic cotton t-shirts, but their real business is freedom!  They would like to see the 10,000…