This week’s services, Sunday 5 March  2017 – First Sunday of Lent



Sermons from 5 February can be read by by following the links below:

Salt-seasoning brings out God-flavours  – morning
Spirit to spirit  – evening

Previous week’s sermons can be found by following this link

Come and be inspired by radical contemporary Christian living:

Shane Claiborne: Christian Social Activist

Holy Name Catholic Church, 420 Great King St. (opposite Otago Museum)
15 March from 7-9pm  $5 koha at door.  Thank you.

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Come and hear stories of radical contemporary Christian living.  Shane Claiborne, a Christian social activist from the US, will be at Holy Name Church, Dunedin North, Wednesday 15 March 7pm.  Shane will speak to us on ways he and his grassroots community, The Simple Way, advocate for service to the poor, environmental responsibility and a nonviolent society.  He is also a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement.  Come and be inspired by some of his remarkable journey.  $5 entry at door.  See the Catholic Diocese of Dunedin website for more information on Shane:

Shane Claiborne is a Christian social activist from the US.  He advocates for a nonviolent society, service to the poor, and care for our environment.  He is also a founding member of the Simple Way and a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement.  Shane is a radical Christian who lives out loud what he believes.  Come and be inspired by some of his remarkable journey.
See more about Shane here:
Shane Claiborne’s bio Simple way
The Simple Way
New monastic Shane Claiborne answers the question, is it a sin to be rich?  –  YouTube
New Monasticism –  Wikipedia


International Women’s Day Eve

An event on the eve of International Women’s Day to help men and women explore fresh faith perspectives.  7 March 2017, 6pm, Columba College.

Exploring what difference does it make to read the Bible through women’s experience, and what light does women’s studies shed on our faith.

Presentations and group discussion led by:
Juliette Hayes, Principal of Columba College
Yvonne Smith, minister of word and sacrament
Rachel Dudley Tombs, University student and youth leader

Dinner provided – $10 cost. Venue is Frances Ross Common Room at Columba College. Everyone invited – RSVP to or phone 03 4770229/1.

An opportunity for us to learn together and encourage each other – Organised by the Dunedin North Otago Resource Group team.


 read December 2016 – February 2017   issue here
For past KnoxNews and additional pages go to our past-postings  page

Set on the Journey

Follow  Nic Haslam through his experiences living and teaching in South Korea. Read here at  Nic’s blog

A trip with teachers to Sunchang to see the autumn foliage

Knox Church

449 George Street

Phone (03) 477 0229
  • Sunday Services – 10am and 7pm
  • The Knox Church Choir sings at all services during school terms
  • Sunday School and Youth programmes are offered during school terms/University semesters
  • Knox Church Dunedin is a registered charity #CC52318

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