Christianity in Samoa: Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Piula Theological College, Assembly of God Church of Samoa

Christianity in Samoa: Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Piula Theological College, Assembly of God Church of Samoa

Chapters: Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Piula Theological College, Assembly of God Church of Sāmoa. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 18. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is a church of the Anglican Communion serving New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, and the Cook Islands. The primate of the church, known as the Archbishop of New Zealand, is William Brown Turei. Since 1992, the church (formerly known as the Church of the Province of New Zealand) has consisted of three tikanga or cultural streams: Aotearoa, New Zealand, and Polynesia. The church’s constitution says that, among other things, it is required to “maintain the right of every person to choose any particular cultural expression of the faith”. As a result the church’s General Synod has agreed upon the development of the three-person primacy based on this three tikanga system. This sees Turei sharing the primacy with Bishops David Moxon and Winston Halapua. Te Phopatanga o Aotearoa, which Turei also serves as archbishop or co-presiding bishop, oversees churches for the indigenous Mori people of New Zealand. Aotearoa is made up of five hui amorangi or regional bishoprics: The tikanga of New Zealand, which serves Pkeh in New Zealand, is made up of seven dioceses: Distribution of Anglican population within New Zealand at the 2001 census. Formerly, the Dioceses in New Zealand were led by a senior bishop elected from among the diocesan bishops. However, as the church moves towards a three-person primacy, the leader of the Dioceses in New Zealand is elected as co-presiding bishop, and styled as an archbishop. The current Pkeh co-presiding bishop is David Moxon, Bishop of Waikato. The Diocese of Polynesia, or the Tikanga Pasefika, headed by Bishop Wi…More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1771301

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