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Events

Events

Cursillo Ultreya: Bayside

East Redland Anglican Church
17 Gordon Road
Redland Bay  Qld  4165

Gather with Cursillistas and friends from across the Diocese for fellowship, joyous singing, spiritual reflection and group discussion, with testimonies of how God is at work in people’s lives. This event is open to past and present Cursillistas, as well as anyone considering being part of the Cursillo movement. Please note that this is an in person event (with no streaming option). See more.

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Godly Play training on the Sunshine Coast

Matthew Flinders Anglican College (The Chapel)
1-47 Stringybark Road
Buderim  Qld  4556

Learn about and experience Godly Play philosophy and practice in this three-day intensive course suitable for parish workers; teachers; chaplains; community workers; and, those employed in hospitals, aged care or correctional services; as well as those wanting to use Godly Play in the life of their family. See more.

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Untold Histories Workshop

Join Sandra King, Bundjalung and Quandamooka woman, founding owner of Black Bold and Beautiful and recipient of the Order of Australia for service to the Indigenous community, as she shares insights into First Nations Peoples’ history, intertwining the impacts of past policies and legislation with her life and the life of her family. See more.

Online events

Pondering scripture, life and faith — reading Genesis in 2022

via Zoom

Deepen your understanding of the book of Genesis in this online tutorial series led by The Rev’d Professor Matthew Anstey. This is a unique opportunity to dip into theological study at St Francis College and explore ten of the great Genesis stories, delving into the famous, amazing, surprising and puzzling texts from a different story each week. The tutorials run on Tuesdays, 3.30–5 pm, for 10 weeks. See more.

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Lecture: Christian prayer and the Psalms

St Francis College (Old Bishopsbourne)
233 Milton Road
Milton  Qld  4064

Hear from The Rev’d Dr David Firth as he explores the spirituality of the Psalms and the patterns of prayer that they give us. David is a lecturer at Trinity College, Bristol, with a particular interest in how poetics and ethics interface within the Old Testament and how this shapes mission. This event is hosted by The Mathew Hale Public Library. See more.

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Art show in Warwick

St Mark’s Anglican Church (Parish Hall)
55 Albion Street
Warwick  Qld  4370

Join with parishioners, members of the community and other visitors at the 10th ‘Art@St.Mark’s’ art show. View and buy original artworks for sale, and relax in the onsite ArtCafe with a range of delicious treats on the menu. Free entry. Tickets available for purchase to the official opening where you can meet the artists and hear live jazz. See more.

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Art show in Warwick — official opening and meet the artists

St Mark’s Anglican Church (Parish Hall)
55 Albion Street
Warwick  Qld  4370

Meet the artists and enjoy live jazz music at the official opening of the 10th ‘Art@St.Mark’s’ art show, with special guest, Archbishop Phillip Aspinall. Finger food and cash bar available. Tickets ($15 each) are available at the door, or for pre-purchase via email: artatstmarksno2@gmail.com. See more.

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Skills for Pastoral Care (LAB 1)

The Parish of Aspley-Albany Creek
Church Hall
30 Ridley Road
Bridgeman Downs  Qld  4034

Held over six days in July–August 2022, this interactive course designed by Queensland Churches Together will equip you with knowledge and skills to listen well and show care to others in pastoral conversations. Friday 29 July and Saturday 30 July, 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday 31 July, 1–4 pm; Friday 12 August and Saturday 13 August, 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday 14 August, 1–4 pm. See more.

Online events

Fire of life retreat

via Zoom

Join the Holy Hermits Online community for an online retreat morning, facilitated by Spiritual Director Dilys, with creative exercises guided by Spiritual Direction formation student Susan. The input will focus on the Season of Creation and the theme ‘Listen to the Voice of Creation’ will be offered throughout the morning. See more.

Events

Untold Histories Workshop

Join Sandra King, Bundjalung and Quandamooka woman, founding owner of Black Bold and Beautiful and recipient of the Order of Australia for service to the Indigenous community, as she shares insights into First Nations Peoples’ history, intertwining the impacts of past policies and legislation with her life and the life of her family. See more.

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Northern Region lay retreat

Raymont Residential College
Cadell Street
Auchenflower  Qld  4066

Take an opportunity to pause and wait on God in this silent weekend retreat for lay people from across the Diocese. The retreat will be facilitated by The Rev’d Dr Sarah Bachelard, Anglican Priest, author and international speaker, and will include an introduction on Friday night by Bishop Jeremy Greaves. See more.