CCANZ - definition of CCANZ by The Free Dictionary
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(Christian Churches, other) Council of Churches in Aotearoa/New Zealand
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Ecumenical services may also be arranged by local ministers' associations, groups which are usually inclusive of a greater diversity than the CCANZ
and which may have strong evangelical and Pentecostal participation.
The Forum exists alongside the Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ
), which is the official ecumenical organization of twelve New Zealand churches (including four of the five negotiating partners).
Also underway are task groups to look at ministry recruitment and training -- this group to act in consultation with the national theological colleges -- and a joint effort with the mission, unity and evangelism programme of the Conference of Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand (CCANZ
) to look at the theological imperative of unity.