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Community Reflections
Each week as a community we reflect on some aspect of our shared spiritual journey. Last week Caroline Leys presented a series of devotions on the Reign of God. Here is a synopsis of what she said.
We need a Cook and a Cleaner
Orama has two job vacancies. We are looking for a Cook and a Cleaner to join our community. If this sounds like you then please get in touch by emailing
Guided Retreats
Orama will be offering a series of residential Guided Spiritual Retreats this year as part of its Making Room programme. The first event Fearsomely and Wonderfully Made: Living in Creation as a passionate and vulnerable human being will be held from 3rd to 8th June and is open to 5 participants.

Other retreats are planned for June, August and September. The retreats will conducted by well known Anglican priest and spiritual director Rev Caroline Leys. Further details are available here. If you are interested in attending any of these events please get in touch.
Heavens Above!
Orama is offering star gazing opportunities on most clear evenings from the beginning of March hosted by our onsite Dark Sky Ambassador Stephen Leys . Cost is $50 per person with a minimum group size of 5. If you are interested in participating please get in touch.
Astrophotography Workshop
We are organising a 5 day residential astrophotography workshop in June (to coincide with Matariki) with renowned astrophotographer Mark Gee. There are limited places and we expect they will be snapped up so please get in early to book your spot.
A Day with Brad Jersak
On Friday 20th July 2018 we are privileged to offer a day of workshops at Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral with renowned teacher and author Brad Jersak. Brad is author of the book A More Christlike God: A Beautiful Gospel and offers a refreshingly new understanding of a self-emptying God as revealed in Christ. He shows us how a different reading of the same text can lead us directly to a loving God who is embedded in life with us rather than a God who is a punishing judge that reigns from afar. Read more about this great opportunity here.
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Orama Oasis is a dynamic Christian community based on Great Barrier Island with a vibrant history of restoring and equipping people for life’s journey. Every year more than 2500 visitors come to enjoy a holiday adventure, a spiritual retreat or a training school at Orama ... Read more

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