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Best photos of 2018 album

Check out the Editor’s pick of the best photos of 2018

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The precinct pantry launch at Webber House with (L-R) Leanne Wood, Research, Social Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Anglicare SQ; The Rev’d Dr Steven Ogden, Parish Priest, Holy Trinity Church, Fortitude Valley; Kathy Morrison, school principal, BYDC; Leisa Logan, chaplain, BYDC; Karen Crouch, Executive Director, Anglicare SQ; and, The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt, Dean, St John’s Anglican Cathedral.


Bishop John Roundhill explains the connection between Baptism and the start of the steeplechase journey to participants.


Kay Brock-Ridgway, Dawn Harrison and Vera Best with a photo of Vera’s father, William Dyer who fought in WWI, at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point


The Sunday congregation praying for rain at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Goondiwindi.


Middle School students from The Glennie School showing their cartoons: (Back L-R) Katelyn Collie, Bennie the Bee, Hayley Baker, Brian Doyle (Cartoonist), Bailey Kowitz and (Front L-R) Penny Bourke, Chloe Hatton, Imogen Saal, Isabella Mundell, Sophie Fawckner, Darci Lawson.


TACAPS hosted a jersey presentation on 3 October, the night before Eden and the Downs U15 & U17 Rugby 7s teams competed at the State Titles at Bond University.


The Rev'd Penny Jones, Director of Formation at St Francis College, blesses pets on 4 October on St Francis' Day.


The Rev'd Dr Ann Solari with the Cathedral chickens.


St Laurence's Anglican Church of Caboolture choir members enjoying a morning coffee.


(L-R): Dean of St John's Anglican Cathedral The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt, tower captain Dr Ian McCulloch and the Lord Mayor of Brisbane Graham Quirk in the Cathedral bell tower to promote the Armistice Day bell ringing event.


Messy Games for Junior Ichthus Camp participants at Mt Tamborine Conference Centre in the September/October school holidays.


Rhonda chats with Esme in the Church of the Holy Spirit after an aged care morning tea.


Mothers Union members from Hervey Bay distribute rugs to Anglicare SQ Kirami Aged Care Home (image courtesy of Mia Mia).


Synod 2018 in session at Churchie.


NAIDOC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Panel at St Francis College, (L-R) Chrissy Ellis, Elwyn Conway (Mother), Ravina Waldren, Kylie Dean and Uncle David Miller.


Year 5 students from St Luke’s Anglican School visiting residents at Meilene Aged Care Home, with each bearing a special letter that they had prepared for the residents.


The Rev'd Moira Evers signing the St Mark's Anglican Church table cloth, printed with the text from the Uluru Statement From The Heart.


St Margaret's Anglican Girls School Year 8 students participating in the ‘A Night in the Cathedral’ initiative to raise awareness of youth homelessness.


Year 11 Churchie students Theo Milbourne, James Cowan and James Laube, with Suzanne Bosanquet (artist), at the Kangaroo Point cascade of pin-wheel poppies, which were handmade by students for Remembrance Day.


WestMAC students, who are participating in the College's Football Excellence Program, had a surprise meeting with Socceroo Tim Cahill during a Caltex Socceroos filming session.


Assistant Priest at St Luke's Anglican Church The Rev'd Peter Mayen, Chaplain at TACAPS The Rev'd Zoe Browne and Bishop for The Western Region The Right Rev'd Cameron Venables in 'Toowoomba Churches', by local artist Donna Mitchell and currently featuring in an exhibition at the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.


Bishop Cam baptising Ayom Samuel Deng, pictured here with proud father Samuel Deng, at the Raceview Sudanese Congregation.


Some AMUA members and St Paul's, Ipswich parishioners involved in the '16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence' campaign (L-R): June Suthers, Velda Chaplin, Pat Faint, Jenny Smith, Diane Thomson, Neville Buchanan, Greg Thomson, Juneau Limpus, Margaret Harris, Leanne Ferguson and Wendy McMahon.


Archbishop Phillip Aspinall with newly ordained Priests and Deacons.


Jayne and Mia from Community Blooms surprised Robina Respite Clients, brightening their day with 12 bunches of donated flowers.


Recently ordained Priest The Rev'd Bronwyn Pagram, recently ordained Deacon Danni Clark and Justice Unit Coordinator Jen Basham at the Precinct Christmas party at St John's Cathedral.


East Redland Anglicans' Messy Play: Taylah and her friend play in the sand while Emily watches on parenting duties.


Bishop Jeremy enjoying time with the parishioners of St Peter's Church at the Anglican Parish of Maroochydore.


Bishop John at the St Aidan's Anglican Girls' School Messy Christmas event.


Archbishop Phillip Aspinall on his visit to St Margaret’s Anglican Church at Sandgate in August 2018, chatting with members of the Tongan Anglican Worshipping Community, The Rev’d Eleanor Mancini (second from left) and the Lo’amanu family, who welcomed the Ministry of the Word in the hospitable Tongan tradition of song and dance


Fraser Coast Anglican College Junior School staged the musical The Jungle Book in 2018. College principal Joe Wright said the performing arts served to build confidence in students, developed positive relationships by working as a team and offered them an opportunity to showcase their talents.


(L-R) Secretary of St Thomas Organ Restoration Committee May Bartrum, Treasurer and Church Warden Peter Grice and Locum Priest The Rev’d Robert Paget with the church's pipe organ.


Churchie’s annual Billy Cart Grand Prix is a highlight of the year. Held on June 21, the final day of term two, parents, grandparents, siblings and friends lined the popup raceway on Oaklands Parade to cheer teams from Years 4 to 6. Congratulations to the 2018 champions, team Star Fighter (Hugh Agnew, Benjamin Andrews and Thomas Dwyer). The event fosters teamwork between students and brings families together to plan, build and race their billy carts and fundraise with this year’s proceeds going to World Vision.


Author Dimity Powell treated children at Carey Lane Early Learning Centre to a story reading and Teddy Bear reading companion at the launch in June of the centre’s Book Engagement And Reading (BEAR) program.


Mothers Union of Sandgate Northpoint president The Reverend Eleanor Mancini (pictured left) and St Patricks College students joined a peaceful walk at Sandgate on May 30, which was led by police and followed a service led by The Rev'd Peter Moore at Sandgate Northpoint Parish.


174 runners from St Andrew’s Anglican College took on the Kokoda Challenge, with one team winning the 48km event ahead of 98 teams in just over 7 hours. The winning team: William, Harry, Max, Luca with teacher Alex Austin.


Bubbles featured at the commissioning service for new West Moreton Anglican College College Chaplain. The Rev'd Julie Craig-Leaves blew the bubbles to represent her prayer for each of the staff, students and parents which was the verse of Bishop Cameron’s song, “Sing at the top of your voice; love without fear in your heart”.


Three years in the making, a replica WWI trench has been created at St Paul’s School at Bald Hills to give students some understanding of the hardships faced by soldiers and will become a permanent classroom for history, science, nutrition and construction studies.


Christian and Eunice Torres on their wedding day in the Philippines in 2018. Christian is a former seafarer who was assisted by Mission To Seafarers in 2015 after a workplace accident left him with several amputated fingers.


Hon Assistant Priest The Rev’d Mark Vincent giving the East Brisbane Parish’s donations of hampers and gifts to Bishop Cam for the West.


St Peter's Anglican Church, Gold Coast parishioners enjoying 'games time' as they celebrate the Melbourne Cup.


Killara Respite Centre clients and staff getting into the Halloween spirit.


Children singing and recording the Bring Them Here anthem for refugee children remaining on Nauru at St John's Anglican Cathedral.


A multi-faith event to mark personal commitments to lifestyle changes (transport, diet and energy usage) for a safe climate.