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The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community

Some of The Lakes Anglican Church community in February 2021 (L-R) Lyn Baxter (Warden, Treasurer and Ops Team Leader), Lyn Brown (Office Assistant and Pantry Coordinator, Haylie McManus (Intern), Dylan Katthagen (Intern), Isaiah Berris (Youth Coordinator), Rebecca King (Children's Ministry Coordinator), Dan Berris (Priest-in-Charge) and Trevor Ruthenberg (People's Warden)

Blessing and building the North Lakes community

Find out how Lakes Anglican Church parishioners are working together, and alongside other churches and community groups, to live out their vision, mission and values to care for their local community


Oodgeroo Noonuccal: contributions to our Diocese

In the course of indexing the Brisbane Diocesan Newsletter, a photograph of a former Archbishop of Brisbane standing next to one of the most prominent First Nation poets of the 20th century sparked a Records and Archives investigation into the connections between Oodgeroo Noonuccal and St Mark’s Church, Dunwich on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island)

Books & Guides

Who Is This Vernon Cornish?

Vernon was a natural entertainer…with the capacity to generate a laugh, not at others’ expense or at the faith, but laughter at things as a sign of the redemptive presence of the risen Christ. Ledger’s biography explores this aspect well, along with two other strengths that any ordained person might aspire to,” says Bishop Jonathan Holland in this biography review