Marlene Schmidt and Neil Frank have been worshipping at St Hilda's during the past year while they have been living, working and travelling in New Zealand. Neil farewelled the St Hilda's congregation last Sunday and in his subsequent email to St Hilda's PIC Terry he wrote,
One of the things Neil and Marlene have been doing during their NZ stay is writing a Blog cataloguing their Kiwi experience via word, image and audio visual offerings. This Blog offers very perceptive reflections on NZ through the eyes of curious Americans. You can view their Blog here:
If you would like to contact Neil or Marlene please contact Bob Reid or Terry.
Sue Woodhouse is one of the St Hilda's, Upper Hutt synod representatives. Her take and report on the Synod held in Palmerston North from 16-17 September, 2017 is below. She with Dave Pullar St Hilda's Bishop's Warden and Synod Rep. along with Interim priest in Charge, Terry Alve concurred that this year's Synod was inspirational and provided plenty of 'food for thought' and 'challenges' for St Hilda's.