Social Justice Issues

The Resources on this page are mostly contributed by The Methodist Alliance’s Working Group Campaigning to increase Benefits and Abatement Rates


Just Living – A Liturgical Guide to Everyday Justice A seven-week journey of worship and preaching that explores the major issues of justice in our world (power, money, race, sexuality, and climate change) and offers simple, practical guidelines for living justly in our daily lives. Unlike most of the other resources recommended from this page,…


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PCANZ Study Guides

Table of Contents Presbyterian Church social justice study guidesA number of studies have been produced by the Presbyterian Church in recent years to assist reflection on contemporary social issues impacting our communities. Titles in the series include sexual ethics, caring for creation, crime and justice, parenting today and many more. View or download studies Justice…

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A Liturgy for Social Justice Week

Call to worship Jesus said: I am the bread of life, whoever comes to me will never be hungry and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. Together:You, O God, create my lifeYou provide my breadYou quench my thirstCreate this day in meTo walk in your love. O Christ join us in our quest,…

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Feeding the hungry …

It’s nice to have some marmalade, But raspberry jam will do. Manuka honey is a healing aid, Peanut butter as crunchy chew. There’s more that I can mention, on what and how to spread, It’s no dilemma for our children, Still waiting for their bread. Child Poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand

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State of the Nation 2021

Dear Friends, We are pleased to be holding this State of the Nation event with the Salvation Army on Thursday 5.30pm 8 April 2021, at The Salvation Army Dunedin City, The Haven Hall, 575, Princes Street, Dunedin 9016. For those of you in Dunedin please join us if you are free. If you can, please RSVP…

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The Daughters of Zelophehad

Rosalie Sugrue has made available a justice-based play reading for 5 female voices plus narrator, entitled The Daughters of Zelophehad, based on Numbers 26:33; 27:1-11; 36:1-13 and Joshua 17:3-6; also 1 Chronicles 7:15.

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A Prayer and a Blessing

Two items extracted from the recent Canterbury Lay Preachers Association Newsletter for the Season of Creation have been added to our prayer resources page today.  One is a prayer of thanksgiving for companion animals, written by Joy Kingsbury-Aitken – We thank you for the animals who live with us as pets; sharing their lives with us and…

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