Welcome to GCI New Zealand
Living and Sharing the Gospel
At GCI New Zealand, we’re supporting Christians who are committed to living a life in Christ and telling and showing others what life in Christ is and can be like. With a number of small congregations in New Zealand, we welcome you to join our endeavours aimed at living and sharing the Gospel, and growing healthy churches. Read on and contact us to learn how you can become part of the change.
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About GCI New Zealand
Grace Communion International (GCI), previously known as Worldwide Church of God (WCG), is an evangelical denomination with its world headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. In the USA, GCI is a participating member of the National Evangelical Association (NEA). In New Zealand we are members of the NZ Christian Network, which is part of the World Evangelical Alliance. The church has been active in this country since the late 1950's, arriving here from Australia and establishing its first congregation in 1967. Although GCI is one of the smaller denominational groups in New Zealand, its members nevertheless strive to be caring neighbours and helpful members of the community, involving themselves in the work of community organisations and special needs groups. Learn about how you to can support this work.
Our Ministries and Activities
National and region wide activities
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Ever since GCI, formerly WCG, has had a presence in New Zealand, annual festivals, where members and congregations meet together, have been held at locations throughout New Zealand. Most recently these have been in Ngongotaha and at Waikanae. See more about our annual Festival by clicking the link below.
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NEW ZEALAND UPDATES
Stay up to date by reading our regular updates by Rex Morgan
GCI New Zealand is always interested in promoting the work we do. If you would like to stay informed about everything happening at GCI New Zealand, including the latest news, upcoming events, and church activities, check out the latest below. We do our best to update this section with the newest and latest so you’re in the know.
The “NZ Update” is an email newsletter sent to the congregations by Office Manager Rex Morgan, summarising GCI news from NZ and the Pacific region.