ABOUT

The Methodist Alliance is a formal alliance of all Methodist missions, parish and community based social services and trusts in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Our Vision: A just and inclusive society in which all people flourish

Mission: The Methodist Alliance is grounded in the Methodist Church of New Zealand/Te Hāhi Weteriana o Aotearoa’s commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the bi-cultural journey.  The Treaty of Waitangi is the covenant establishing our nation on the basis of a power-sharing relationship, and will guide how the Methodist Alliance undertakes its mission.

The Mission of the Methodist Alliance is to commend and affirm the journey from ka mate (death in the midst of life) to ka ora (life in the midst of death) and will be nourished by our Methodist theological understandings.

Goals: The Methodist Alliance will:

  • Work towards a bi-cultural future for Aotearoa New Zealand

  • Support the work of members, through the promotion of best practice and high ethical and professional standards

  • Leverage the collective skills, experience, imagination and resources to work towards building a just and inclusive society

  • Increase the visibility of the work being undertaken by the Methodist Church of New Zealand/ Te Hāhi Weteriana o Aotearoa, and the capacity to influence public policy

  • Ensure that the voice of those without power is heard and that the conditions that perpetuate injustice are confronted

  • Adhere to, and action, the Social Principles of the Methodist Church of New Zealand/Te Hāhi Weteriana o Aotearoa

  • Enable members to work openly and collectively

  • Celebrate the diversity of its members

  • Undertake any other tasks as given to it by Methodist Conference

This blog contains articles written by the National Coordinator that have been published in Touchstone  or eMessenger.