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CWS appeals for Refugees on World Refugee Day

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 3:13 pm | Christian World Service

The growing number of refugees is deeply worrying and an indication of the urgent need for global action according to Christian World Service. More >>

CWS worried about escalating violence in Gaza

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 5:14 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service abhors the senseless violence in Gaza that has left close to 100 people dead and many more injured. More >>

CWS launches Operation Refugee to help Syrians

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 5:22 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service invites people of all ages to join the lifeline to refugees from Syria. More >>

CWS appeals for Tonga after Cyclone Gita

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:02 pm | Christian World Service

CWS appeals for Tonga after Cyclone Gita Christian World Service has launched an appeal to assist Tongan communities affected by Cyclone Gita. More >>

Churches Act to End Famine

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 5:14 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service, New Zealand Churches and individuals of all faiths will join in a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on Sunday, 21 May. The World Council of Churches and the All Africa Conference of Churches initiated the global effort ... More >>

CWS launches Haiti Hurricane Appeal

Friday, 7 October 2016, 4:09 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service has launched an appeal to provide relief assistance and help families recover after Hurricane Matthew. More >>

Churches #WithRefugees

Monday, 20 June 2016, 12:07 pm | Christian World Service

On World Refugee Day Christian World Service congratulates New Zealanders for extending hospitality and practical support to refugee communities. More >>

CWS appeals for Fiji

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 11:06 am | Christian World Service

On Sunday Christian World Service launched an appeal for Fiji after Cyclone Winston caused widespread destruction. The category five storm affected most of the population. The death toll has reached 42 and continues to rise. Many more have been injured ... More >>

Christian World Service – Making a Difference for 70 Years

Monday, 7 December 2015, 4:55 pm | Christian World Service

On December 15, 1945, an article headed “Help for Greece” appeared in “The Press”. It asked the public for financial assistance so that 4 relief teams could be sent to Greece to provide humanitarian aid and assist with reconstruction. This ... More >>

CWS appeals for Afghanistan/Pakistan Earthquake Victims

Friday, 30 October 2015, 9:18 am | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is appealing for donations to help relief efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan after 7.5 quake at 2:09 pm 26 October local time. More >>

Rod Oram - Hoping to Set Passion for Change Ablaze

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 3:42 pm | Christian World Service

“The 7.3 billion people on our planet are intensely, intimately connected in ways previous generations could never have conceived”, says business journalist Rod Oram. “If a community fails, its country suffers. If a country fails, our world ... More >>

Government Must Front Up on Refugees

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:41 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is asking the government to stop hiding behind the promised review of the refugee quota and respond to the grim situation facing families fleeing war and persecution. It is supporting calls to Double the Quota . More >>

Record Refugee Numbers Demand Action

Friday, 19 June 2015, 4:28 pm | Christian World Service

On World Refugee Day Christian World Service is pushing for new action to address unprecedented numbers of refugees. More >>

CWS launches appeal for Nepal

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:22 am | Christian World Service

Christian World Service has launched an appeal to provide relief supplies in Nepal. More >>

Helping the People of Vanuatu Recover

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 5:22 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service launched an appeal on Sunday for the people of Vanuatu in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Pam. More >>

Double the Aid Effort in Syria and Iraq

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 12:34 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service supports calls for more aid to groups providing relief on the ground in Syria and Iraq as unmet needs spiral. More >>

CWS appeals for help to Stop Ebola

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:52 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service has launched an appeal to support church and community efforts to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. More >>

CWS launches appeal for Iraqis on World Humanitarian Day

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:15 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is appealing for help for tens of thousands of Iraqis caught up in one of the world’s horrifying conflicts. More >>

Christian World Service calls for end to Violence in Gaza

Friday, 11 July 2014, 12:30 pm | Christian World Service

Christian World Service is alarmed at the harm being done by the escalating violence to civilians in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian territory. CWS supports the call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to all forms of violence. More >>

CWS celebrates Bravery of Refugees

Friday, 20 June 2014, 5:01 pm | Christian World Service

Many New Zealand churches will remember the plight of refugees in services this Sunday (22 June) or in the Anglican tradition on 6 July. Christian World Service has produced resources to help. More >>

 

 

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