At the beginning of July, St Francis College hosted an awesome event as a way of focusing us all on NAIDOC week for 2018. Following the theme of "Because of her, we can", a group of brilliant women talked about those who have truly inspired them to work towards reconciliation and peace for all.Read More
It's Vocation month, as of course you knew. Our bishops have been talking about vocations and the cameras have been rolling. What does "vocation" mean? Are vocations only for priests?
What might yours be?Read More
How do you deal with pain in your life? Two films that explore answers to this question are showing now…Read More
There's no doubt Jesus encouraged people reconciled with each other and with God. In practice approaching reconciliation with our fellow humans is not always easy. Where do we start? What can we practically do? One way is to hear the stories of people, their feelings, emotions and thoughts.Read More
The Anglican Board of Missions can take you on a journey to the world if you visit their YouTube Channel. These short documentaries will encourage your group to learn more about people and the places that ABM work. Learn about Rev’d Lois Nadjamerrek, an Anglican Priest in Gunbalanya in Arnhem Land, or the One World Won Tok Poverty and Development Youth Conference and its impact.Read More
The Bible Project’s aim is to explain, explore and unpack the Bible and show that it is has deep resonance and meaning for our modern world. Dip into a clip on each one of the books of the New Testament or explore a Biblical theme, word or image. Use the videos for …Read More
The Archbishop of Canterbury is calling Anglican Christians to join a wave of prayer across the UK and around the world – between Ascension and Pentecost, from 10th – 20th May 2018.Read More
This is a bit of a find! I was puzzling about the ideas about women in Paul’s letters, and this blog proved extremely helpful. It is also happens to be a …Read More
Creative Commons Prayer is for people who prayRead More
How do you make a biblical film that will satisfy audiences? Deliver word-for-word speeches straight from an acceptable translation? Remain faithful to conventional dogma? Stay true to the depiction of ancient cultural lifestyles, but not too faithful so as to alienate Western audiences? Adapting any much loved text is going to be problematic.Read More
There are some terrific materials to use for lent this year. Here’s a selection suggested to me by those in the know…Read More
Travel through this Epic Story -Mark's GospelRead More
A neat and engaging way to fit prayer in each day.Read More
Many of us know Paula Gooder’s work from the wonderful Pilgrim series, she is a British theologian and Anglican lay reader, who specialises in the New Testament. Here she is giving us some insights to how we can get to grips with the writing of Paul. I love her practical approach to making the Bible accessible. Be warned though…these YouTube clips are short and very watchable …Read More
Here's the message form Archbishop Phillip which delineates the theme for our year in the Diocese of Brisbane/Southern Queensland.
It's inspiring so pass around the link and watch it in church!
May this be a way we can grow our church family during 2018 and beyond!
2018 DECLARED YEAR OF GENERATIONS TOGETHER
Archbishop Phillip has declared 2018 the Year of Generations Together.
For a year of special events, programs and emphasis on the whole family of God in our diocese, 2018 will be unlike any other!
There’s more to say and an exciting story to come but for now, mark this date in your calendars for the launch:
Thursday February 15th, 2018 - 6:30PM, St John’s Cathedral
And bookmark the new, ever-changing website where all of the resources, ideas and stuff for the year will be housed!
There’s a growing number of 360Project events coming up this year
and into the next. Book in now for a refresher or to try something new.
Suggestions are flowing as for advent resources for this season. Here are a few…Read More
Faith Formation Ministries is the work of The Christian Reformed Church in the US and Canada. It has an effective network for Lay Ministers and guess what? They are happy to share!Read More