Links

 

  • Amnesty International - NZ Cityside has an Amnesty group that meets every second Sunday over a shared lunch to write letters in support of prisoners of conscience.

 

 

  • On Being Spacious conversations about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

 

  • Centering Prayer - NZ A community noticeboard connecting groups and individuals practising Centering Prayer and exploring 'Wisdom Christianity' (Thomas Keating; Cynthia Bourgeault et al) across New Zealand.

 

  • Darkwood Brew Progessive  church via realtime webcasts. God on social media, mixed with jazz and coffee.

 

 

  • C-Side Media C-Side Media acts as a unifying label or "freebrand" for creative works by a number of diverse people. We take advantage of the new possibilities opened up by digital reproduction technology to offer affordable copies of original creative works, both as downloads and in physical forms.

 

  • Future Church In the wake of a declining mainstream Church there are a myriad of individuals and communities carrying on a spiritual quest - celebrating a spirituality that is lifegiving, just and connected to the earth... Many are building on the Christian story, but are not limited by past traditions. They are futurechurch exploring the possibilities on the edge.

 

  • The Hardest Question is a collection of musings in the Jewish Midrush tradition by US emerging church goers.

 

  • Integral Spiritual Network An NZ group who desire a 'cosmocentric perspective, and embody that with integrally informed events that help people grow up and wake up, and selective contributions to the spiritual landscape of New Zealand.'

 

  • The Iona Community  The source of much of the music we use, plus other texts and readings.

 

 

 

  • PostSecret is a site where art cards of people's confessions are updated every Sunday.

 

  • Practicing Our Faith  This is a website (and a book, and project) designed to promote the idea of Christian faith practices, and enable people to live them out in their communities. They identify 12 faith practices that together form a compelling vision of a Christian way of life, moving away from traditional Christian emphases on doctrine and morality.

 

 

 

 

  • Sacred Space A useful online 10 min meditative experience. Devotions at your computer.

 

  • Servants is an international network of teams who seek to follow Jesus into some of the least remembered areas of the world - the urban slums of Asia's mega-cities. Servants’ vision is to see the urban poor and their communities in Asia transformed by participating with the poor to bring hope and justice. Servants workers listen to the needs of the poor, struggle with them, and together, help to facilitate local development projects. A number of citysiders are involved in the NZ support team.

 

  • The Taize Community   Includes meditations, reflections, files of the songs and chants, and audio and video files of Brother Roger's funeral.    

 

 

  • Word Live Daily podcasts of 'classic' 'alt', and lectio reflections from Scripture Union. All on the more traditional side.