You’re at a barbeque and conversation with some new friends takes an interesting turn. You mention you went to church that morning, an Anglican one in fact. The next question? “So what’s Anglican mean?”
And you’d say…?Read More
Obviously flying cars as in The Jetsons and Blade Runner should be with us this year but before we see those, we here at FormedFaith are working on some other exciting projects.Read More
At our recent Synod here in the Anglican Diocese, Southern Queensland, we shared exciting stories of mission occurring in creative ways.Read More
Imagine a locally-produced six-episode course with videos featuring faith experts and discussion questions designed to be used by you on your own or with a group. And it’s free! Click here to find out more…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
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!
The Building Faith website has been making some great resources for faith formation lately and here's another one. This free webinar is a middle-of-the-night thing for us here but normally registering for webinars means you can access the material at your own leisure after it's done. Here's the details from them...Read More
What's happening in the Anglican Youth, children's and Families ministries office? Answer: It's all happening!!Read More
There's no doubt the work of encouraging the faith growth of everyone in the diocese is important. A measure of this is that some funding has been located to enable us to get more done!
Fiona Hammond has been employed for three days a week to...Read More
Can you feel the excitement?
The first new module of The 360 Project, FAITH360: Praying in Anglican Ways is happening for the first time! It'll be a landmark event for...Read More
Considering becoming a leader of the two new 360 Project modules, BIBLE360 Introduction to the Prophets and FAITH360: Praying in Anglican Ways? That role is available to clergy in the Anglican Church Southern Queensland diocese and suitable lay people appointed by them.Read More
What is it like when your family gets together?, ot just one or two members but the whole tribe?
It's noisy, fun, challenging, inspirational, and...the list could go on and on. It sounds like the Church!Read More
Want to resource your parishioners with the latest events, news, ideas and strategies to enable us all to be better stewards of creation? Or just want some of those ideas yourself, for projects at your church?Read More
It's great fun to chat about books you've been reading with others, especially if they've read the same book. So a book club that discusses a book and adds in a faith dimension? That sounds like a great idea! Eve James at The Roscoe Library, St Francis Theological College is starting Reading with Spiritual Eyes. It's just such a book club!Read More
There are some great workshops coming up organised by the Social Responsibilities Committee...Read More
John Roberto will be in Sydney 23-28 August for two events about Re-imagining Faith Formation for the 21st Century. John is well-known internationally as a speaker, forward-thinker and author in faith formation, intergenerational ministry, and learning in a digital world.Read More
Materials for use in baptism preparation are rife though there seems to be a lot out there that is, erm, not very useful.
Something good I saw recommended by Director of Mission, Stephen Harrison at the Anglican Schools Office is...Read More