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Explore Anglican Foundations — 12 informative and entertaining lectures

Lecture Room 1
St Francis College
233 Milton Rd
Milton  Qld  4064

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the Anglican Church from Archbishop Phillip Aspinall and Bishop Jonathan Holland. The course, consisting of 12 lectures presented over four Saturdays (5 Nov 2022, 28 January and 11 & 25 February, 2023), provides a door to a deeper understanding of Anglicanism, with time for questions and reflections. Cost: $300. See more.


Creating Caring Communities course: St James', Toowoomba

St Anne’s Anglican Church
26 Highfields Road
Highfields  Qld  4352

Creating Caring Communities (CCC) is a course to enable, enhance and encourage caring Christian communities so 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. Run over four Saturdays. Cost $25. See more.


Cryptic conversations: Reappreciating God as the years go by

St Paul’s Anglican Church Crypt
10 Jubilee Terrace
Ashgrove  Qld  4060

Gather for an evening of fellowship and discussion with author and speaker Patrick Oliver, on the topic of ‘Reappreciating God as the years go by’. This event marks a relaunch of St Paul’s cheese and wine evenings. Cost $15. See more.

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Intensive Journal® Life Context Workshop

Maheno Room
St John’s Church
171 Oxford St
Bulimba  Qld  4171

Presented by Kate Scholl of the Eremos Spirituality Network, this Journalling Workshop can help participants gain greater self-awareness and self-confidence, work out career direction and major decisions, live more authentically, connect to values and aspirations and develop skills and practices to reflect on all aspects of life. Cost $180, or $160 for members. See more.


Performing scripture workshop with The Rev'd Dr Jeanette Mathews

St Francis College
233 Milton Rd
Milton  Qld  4077

Led by The Rev’d Dr Jeanette Mathews, this pre-Lent workshop will provide an introduction on approaching scripture via Biblical Performance Criticism. Participants will have an opportunity to engage with the process of ‘performing’ scripture and explore the insights gained by participating in this. Cost $20, including afternoon tea. See more.


St Francis College commencement service

St John’s Cathedral
373 Ann Street
Brisbane City  Qld  4000

The academic year at St Francis College begins with the commencement service at St John’s Cathedral. The Evensong includes a recognition of those who graduated in 2022, and an act of commitment by students and teachers to their studies and the College community as they commend the academic year ahead to God. See more.


Book launch of Grey Spaces: Searching out the Church in the Shadows of Abuse

Old Bishopsbourne,
St Francis College,
233 Milton Rd,
Milton  Qld  4064

An opportunity to find out more about the book Grey Spaces by Bishop Jeffrey Driver, retired Archbishop of Adelaide, which encourages a journey of reflection and change, and for the church to reflect on loss and shame around historic abuse. Hosted by Archbishop Phillip Aspinall. See more.