Acts 7:1-54, 8:1a

Grace To follow Jesus into the scandal of justice, healing and restoration. Readings Acts 7:1-53 Acts 7:48-49 Acts 7:54-8:1a Reading deeper… Jim Reiher, The Book of Acts: A Social Justice Commentary, Chapter 7 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Take time to read this long passage of scripture individually

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Acts 6:1-15

Grace To mutually affirm and challenge each other in seeing our vision become a reality. Devotion 1 We begin by thinking of our grace for the week, with a focus to affirm and challenge each other, and to release one other as a body of believers- to love, to serve and to see God’s Kingdom as we are individually gifted. Read: Acts 6:1-7 Reflection: As we

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Acts 5:1-42

Grace To grow closer to and more like Jesus using spiritual disciplines and increasing simplicity in lifestyle. Readings Acts 5:1-11 Acts 5:12-16 Acts 5:17-32 Acts 5:33-42 Reading deeper… Jim Reiher, The Book of Acts: A Social Justice Commentary, Chapter 5 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read: Acts

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Acts 4:1-37

Grace To be a reproducible model of nurturing, training and raising up of new team and leaders. Readings Acts 4:1-22 Acts 4:23-31 Acts 4:32-37 Reading deeper… Jim Reiher, The Book of Acts: A Social Justice Commentary, Chapter 4 Devotion 1 Read: Acts 4:1-22 “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and realised that they were uneducated and

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Acts 3:1-26

Grace To see God’s Kingdom come in the whole life of our neighbourhood, the way Jesus would, using Word, Deed and Sign. Readings Acts 3:1-10 Acts 3:11-26 Acts 3:11-26 Reading deeper… Jim Reiher, The Book of Acts: A Social Justice Commentary, Chapter 1 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be

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Act 2:1-47

Grace To personally relate with those facing poverty, coming alongside and joining them in seeking their long-term well-being. Readings Acts 2:1-13 Acts 2:14-41 Acts 2:42-47 Acts 2:42 Reading deeper… Jim Reiher, The Book of Acts: A Social Justice Commentary, Chapter 2. Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read:

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Join us in our Common Devotions

One of the things that holds us together as teams in Urban Neighbours of Hope is our shared communion times and Common Devotionals. As we meet on most mornings throughout the week, we find a space together to listen to God’s voice, to dwell in the Biblical texts, to pray and to share communion. As we explore the Biblical texts together,

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ACTS 1:1-26

Grace To love and obey Jesus as Lord and help our neighbours to do this together. Readings Acts 1:1-5 Acts 1:6-11 Acts 1:12-26 Reading deeper… Jim Reiher, The Book of Acts: A Social Justice Commentary, Chapter 1 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read: Acts 1:1-5 What strikes

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Modern Day Missionaries

The McCartney family live in a flimsy shack built on polluted swampland in Thailand’s biggest slum, Klong Toey. A world away in Bidwill, one of Sydney’s toughest suburbs, Jon and Lisa Owen have thrown open their doors to whoever needs shelter, food and love.

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Commissioned for Service

All the UNOH teams across the four regions gathered for a Commissioning Service on the 9th of July, 2015, at Manurewa Baptist Church in Auckland. Matt Hakiaha, a Maori Christian elder, gave a special welcome in English and Maori.

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