List of original sources
Whilst the bulk of this is our original work, there are some sources which are not. Those sources are listed below.
Scriptures where used are used within the permission context of the various translations.
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Scripture quotations marked (NRSV) are from the ‘New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicized Edition, copyright 1989, 1995, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.’
Contemporary English Version (CEV)
Scripture quotations marked (CEV) are from the Contemporary English Version Copyright © 1991, 1992, 1995 by American Bible Society, Used by Permission.
The Message (MSG)
Scripture quotations saying (MSG) are from THE MESSAGE. Copyright © by Eugene H. Peterson 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress. All rights reserved. Represented by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Thanksgiving for ministry prayer
The original prayer for the thanks giving of ministry came from the Revds John and Joyce Marcon, and was used in: “Celebration Liturgy : 90 Years : St Stephen’s Onerahi : 1919 – 2001 : 29th April 2001”, p4. It is used with permission.
Re-affirmation of baptismal vows
The original service came from a Presbyterian Background. Church of the Saviour, Blockhouse Bay then adapted it for their use. This service was then adapted and folded into a full immersion baptism liturgy in Papakura Parish. It was first used by Papakura Parish at Maraetai Beach on Easter Day, 27th March 2016, where four children were baptised and one re-affirmed their baptismal vows.