St Paul’s Opunake: the light shines again

This is one of the projects that the Presbyterian Foundation has supported in past years – investments in the right people do pay off

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A walk-through Christmas display is one of the many new ways St Paul's is serving its community A walk-through Christmas display is one of the many new ways St Paul’s is serving its community

Four years ago, St Paul’s was a church with a congregation of 25 in the rural town of Opunake in Taranaki (population 1360). They had no employed minister and no children or families attending their Sunday worship or connected with their church.

The leaders decided that if they were to survive they would need to focus on mission. But where should they start?

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