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Coronavirus: Latest information for parishes and ministries

Click here for the latest parish and ministry COVID-19 information, including guidelines in relation to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions including the total number of people that may be involved in services, funerals and weddings; resources for continuing ministry engagement and ministry continuity planning; and, information about protecting yourself and others.

Reflections

Aboriginal art: remembering and healing

“Growing up, I would sit with my mother and grandmother and listen to the stories of our traditional customs, hunting and gathering, creation and dreaming stories, animals in the area and daily practices. My mother guided me in translating these stories through a variety of techniques and tools onto canvas and other forms of art,” says Kuku Yalanji woman and Anglicare Southern Queensland staff member Lalania Tusa

Reflections

Working together to care for and support our clergy

“It only makes sense that if we want our whole Church to flourish, then we need to treat our clergy with sensitivity and respect, while taking simple and practical steps to care for, appreciate and collaboratively work alongside them,” says Executive Director of Parishes and Other Mission Agencies Commission Dr Stephen Harrison

Reflections

What comes after online church?

“As COVID-19 restrictions ease, we are at a crossroads in the life of the contemporary Church. What do we do going forward? Do we return to how things were before and abandon online church? Or can we take our new learnings and skills to progress with a new format of ‘hybrid church’?” asks digital coach Evan Englezos, while also offering tips for running a hybrid church