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Virtual art and craft show

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A collection of beautiful artworks and hand-crafted accessories and products has been assembled for the Parish of Green Hills’ virtual art and craft show. Browse the fantastic range of arts and craft via the online catalogue and place your order early to avoid disappointment. This is a rare opportunity to shop for unique products from the comfort of your own home, while supporting local artists and the ministry of the Green Hills Parish.

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Creating Caring Communities course: Dalby

St John’s Anglican Church
153 Cunningham Street
Dalby  Qld  4405

Creating Caring Communities (CCC) is a course to enable, enhance and encourage caring Christian communities in which parishes will develop into communities that offer safe and welcoming spaces for all who gather. Run by trained presenters from this Diocese, the course is ideal for any parish that is seeking to grow. The course is conducted over four sessions of 3-4 hours each week, building awareness and skills and offering participants opportunities to question, debrief and discuss. See more.

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Encountering the mystics

Holy Spirit Church, Kenmore
1036 Moggill Road
Kenmore  Qld  4069

Explore the lives of the mystics, over four Saturday afternoons, beginning on 24 July and ending on 14 August. Search for something deeper by exploring the spiritualities and faith journeys of Teresa of Avila, Julian of Norwich, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Merton. See more.

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Omega Writers Book Fair

Hills Church Christian Writers’ Hub
79 Queens Road
Everton Hills  Qld  4053

Browse a wide selection of books for children and adults, including fiction, non-fiction, biography, memoir and titles by Australian Christian authors. Participate in the workshop ‘The Deadly Duo (and how to defeat them) or learn tips from the panel discussion on ‘Author marketing and promotion’. There’ll also be readings by Australasian writers, opportunity to meet local authors and buy autographed copies, a short story contest, door prizes and more. See more.

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Canticum Chamber Choir presents 'Music on the Mountain'

St George’s Anglican Church
2 Dapsang Drive
Tamborine Mountain  QLD  4272

Brisbane’s Canticum Chamber Choir returns to St George’s Anglican Church, Tamborine Mountain, with a programme of sublime choral music. This programme comprises a capella works from around the world on the theme of peace, including Schönberg’s monumental Friede auf Erden and Samuel Barber’s beloved Agnus Dei. Bookings via Trybooking.com required for Covid safety. See more.

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Quiet morning of mindfulness and meditation

Old Bishopsbourne
St Francis College
233 Milton Rd
Milton  Qld  4064

Enjoy a morning of mindfulness and meditation using the teachings of Christian Mystic Meister Eckhart as the stimulus. Led by Donald Pincott and hosted by Milton Anglican Parish, the morning will include a variety of meditation practices in the Christian tradition. The session is designed for beginner meditators, as well as experienced participants who may want to refresh their practice. Tickets $30/$25. See more.

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ACSQ vocations one-day pilgrimage walk

Pilgrimage starts at:
Mt Coot-Tha
Summit lookout
1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Dr
Mt Coot-Tha  Qld  4066

Pilgrimage ends at:
St John’s Cathedral
373 Ann Street
Brisbane  Qld  4000

Join the Anglican Church Southern Queensland (ACSQ) Director of Vocations, The Rev’d Sarah Plowman, on a one-day pilgrimage from Mt Coot-Tha to St John’s Cathedral. Along the way you will have opportunities to reflect and pray, and chat with others about vocation, your life’s purpose and God’s mission in the world. See more.

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Felix Arnott Lecture 2021

Old Bishopsbourne
St Francis College
233 Milton Rd
Milton  Qld  4064

The 2021 Felix Arnott lecture will be given by The Right Rev’d Dr Stephen Pickard and is titled ‘Religion, Violence and the Way of Jesus: myth and reality’. Stephen is Executive Director for the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture; and Director, Public and Contextual Theology Research Centre. Bookings via eventbrite.

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Creating Caring Communities course: Kawana

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Kawana
11 Meridian Street
Bokarina  Qld  4575

Creating Caring Communities (CCC) is a course to enable, enhance and encourage caring Christian communities in which parishes will develop into communities that offer safe and welcoming spaces for all who gather. Run by trained presenters from this Diocese, the course is ideal for any parish that is seeking to grow. The course is conducted over four sessions of 3-4 hours each week, building awareness and skills and offering participants opportunities to question, debrief and discuss. See more.

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Season of Creation service

St Stephen’s Cathedral
249 Elizabeth St
Brisbane  Qld  4000

Celebrate the Season of Creation in this special service at St Stephen’s Cathedral in Brisbane City. The theme for 2021 is ‘A home for all? Renewing the oikos of God’ (‘oikos’ is the Greek word for home or household). Hosted by the Queensland Churches Environment Network, this event is open to all. See more.

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On Earth festival

St Francis College
233 Milton Road
Milton  Qld  4064

Be inspired and challenged through music, spoken word and art in this uplifting festival for those who long to see and play a part in bringing about a peaceful and just world. Share with and learn from a diverse range of people across the Anglican Church Southern Queensland and beyond, and be energised and equipped for action. Tickets on sale now.

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Silent directed retreat – Pace Community

Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre
267 Wellington St
Ormiston  Qld  4160

Hosted by the Pace (pronounced ‘par chay’) Community, this silent directed retreat presents a unique opportunity to experience world class spiritual nourishment in gorgeous surrounds overlooking Moreton Bay. Be cared for the whole time, with no cooking, no cleaning, and no ‘to do’ list — just you seeking your true self in peace and silence. Cost $1,200 (includes five nights; accommodation and all meals). Register by 2 October. See more.