Reflections & Features

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Mustering and ministering in the Maranoa-Warrego and beyond

“Outback ministry is more than services, Bible studies and prayers…As well as assisting graziers with feral pest control, I also help food producers with mustering…I mow the lawns of elderly home owners; help school children with their reading; engage in maintenance, repair and painting of parish buildings; and, aid very elderly parishioners by cleaning churches,” says intrepid Western Region missioner, The Rev’d Geoff Reeder

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“In contrast to the BCA, which does not support rural ministry in the Anglican Church Southern Queensland, the BMF only supports rural ministry in parishes of our Diocese and gives at least 98 per cent of all money donated to support rural ministry,” says Bishop Cam Venables, as he updates us on the BMF’s vital work

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Reflecting on 'drought'

The Right Rev’d Cameron Venables reflects upon the effects of what some out west are calling the worst drought in living memory, outlining four practical and life-giving ways that we can respond, so people in the broader Diocese know how to help, encourage and support the resilient and courageous farmers in our Diocese who are doing it tough