eNews for December
Ngā mihi o te Kirihimete me te Tau Hou
Season’s Greetings for Christmas and the New Year
It’s almost time to celebrate Christmas and enjoy summer holidays! ‘Tis the season for giving thanks. We offer you our thanks for your wonderful support. Whether you live in Aotearoa New Zealand or across the oceans, we are sustained by your encouragement and your prayers. We hope that you will be blessed with peace and love this Christmas time and in the year to come.
John Cameron retires from the Governance Board
We want to offer much gratitude to John Cameron. who has served on the Governance Board of Vaughan Park for 21 years and recently announced his retirement. He has made a significant contribution to the life and continuity of Vaughan Park and we have valued his imaginative vision, insight and wisdom. We thank him for his service and for all that he has gifted to the life of Vaughan Park. A gathering will held in his honour in Autumn 2020.
And to our awesome staff
Our thoughts also turn gratefully to our amazing staff – for their continuing hard work, dedication and warm hospitality. We hope they enjoy a peaceful, happy and restful holiday over the Christmas season.
We’ll be offering retreats and workshops in 2020 to support and inspire your journey of discovery, transformation, faith, creativity, wellness or curiosity.
Details coming soon.
An Interplay of Light: Discovering the spiritual in everyday creative expression
With poet, Ana Lisa de Jong and artist, Shelley Cruikshank. Saturday 28th March, 9.30am – 4pm.
This Mystic Life: seeking light in the darkness of the world and of our own lives
With Erice Fairbrother, Benedictine Solitary and Oblate in the Order of the Holy Cross, Aotearoa New Zealand. 6pm Friday 10th July – 4pm Sunday 12th July.
An Introduction to Christian Meditation
With Vincent Maire, Spiritual Care Co-ordinator, Harbour Hospice, Auckland and teacher of meditation in the Christian tradition. Saturday 22nd August, 9.30am – 4pm.
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