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ACSQ Parish Training | Maroochydore

St Peter’s Anglican Church, Maroochydore
Cnr Church Street and Beach Road
Maroochydore, Qld

Hosted by FDSC’s Parish Support Services, these great days of learning, networking and fellowship will be held for administrators, treasurers and parish councillors. Recommended and suitable for new/ongoing administrators, treasurers, parish councillors. Tea/coffee and lunch will be provided. Please bring your own snacks or plates to share for morning/afternoon. RSVP by 8am 26 April. See more.

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Gathering to pray for Gaza: Brisbane inter-faith vigil #2

Reddacliff Place / Brisbane Square
266 George St,
Brisbane

(An alternative venue will be announced in the case of wet weather)

 

Gather with Anglican clergy and inter-faith leaders from different SEQ communities to pray for the people of Gaza, especially for a permanent ceasefire and a just peace. There will also be brief periods of silent reflection and music. In the hours leading up to the vigil from 3pm, community leaders will read the names of the more than 10,000 children who have died since October. Please bring friends, colleagues and family members; a cushion; a glow stick or LED candle; and, open hearts. See more.

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Shine a Light on Domestic & Family Violence

Chapel of the Holy Spirit
St Francis College
(Enter between 27 and 31 Baroona Rd)
Milton, Brisbane

To mark the start of Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Prevention Month, join in a candle vigil in remembrance of those who have lost their lives as a result of DFV. All welcome and a light supper will follow the vigil. Free event. See more.

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Quiet Morning of Mindfulness & Meditation

Old Bishopsbourne
St Francis College
233 Milton Rd
Milton, Brisbane.

Experience a morning of mindfulness and meditation practices in the peaceful space of Old Bishopsbourne. The stimulus for the morning is the teachings of Sister Joyce Rupp, an award-winning Catholic author well known for her work as a spiritual “midwife” and retreat and conference speaker. Hosted by The Parish of Milton. Cost is $30 or $25 for concessions. Please RSVP by 5pm Wednesday 1 May. See more.

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Self-Drive Pilgrimage

St Matthew’s Anglican Church
35 Church Rd
Mitchelton  Qld  4053

All are welcome to this Cursillo-led self-drive journey in faith around several parishes north, west and south of Brisbane over the May long weekend. Setting off from Mitchelton, participants will share fellowship, worship, pray, sing, join in small groups, witness speakers, enjoy meals with parishioners, laugh and participate in a scavenger hunt along the way. See more.

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Monster Book Sale

Holy Spirit Anglican Church
1036 Moggill Road
Silkstone, Brisbane

The Parish of Kenmore Brookfield’s annual Monster Book Sale is on again, with thousands of quality second-hand books to purchase. Check out a huge range of fiction, non-fiction, rare fine books and children’s books, as well as plants and jams. Ample off-street parking. See more.

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Anglican Evangelicalism — The Future

St Andrew’s, South Brisbane
160 Vulture Street,
South Brisbane

The Rev’d Charlie Skrine, Rector of All Souls, Langham Place (London) will speak at St Andrew’s Church, South Brisbane on the topic of “Living and Ministering Faithfully and Biblically”. Charlie’s lecture will be followed by a Q&A. Hosted by EFAC Queensland. Free event. See more.

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2024 Felix Arnott Lecture

Old Bishopsbourne
St Francis College
233 Milton Rd,
Milton, Brisbane

The Rev’d Dr Joan Riley from St Barnabas College will present the Felix Arnott Lecture during Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Prevention Month. Dr Riley will discuss the topic of ‘Scripture and Silence in a Context of Domestic and Family Violence’. Register online by 10am Thursday 9 May. See more.

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The Parish of Warwick annual fete

St Mark’s Anglican Church
55 Albion Street
Warwick  Qld  4370

Join us at our annual parish fete and enjoy the demonstrations and entertainment, including choirs, dancers, bands and singers. Plus, check out the old-fashioned stalls with a monster jumble sale, mouth-watering homemade cakes, sweets and delicacies, hand-made craft, fresh farm-picked produce, jams and relishes, plants and lucky numbers. See more.

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ACSQ Parish Training | Toowoomba

St James’ Anglican Church
Church Hall
145 Mort Street
Toowoomba, Qld

Hosted by FDSC’s Parish Support Services, these great days of learning, networking and fellowship will be held for administrators, treasurers and parish councillors. Recommended and suitable for new/ongoing administrators, treasurers, parish councillors. Tea/coffee and lunch will be provided. Please bring your own snacks or plates to share for morning/afternoon. RSVP by 8am 16 May. See more.

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Pentecost Convention

The Parish of Chermside
501 Hamilton Road,
Chermside, Brisbane

Gather on this exciting weekend dedicated to the Holy Spirit as we celebrate Pentecost. Guest speaker is Bishop Devasahayam, with activities and talks, hearty soup and curry meals, Indian and African choirs, and a Sunday Eucharist with Bishop Devasahayam as guest preacher. RSVP by 10am Wednesday 15 May. See more.

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Holy Lands study tour

For those who wish to turbocharge their understanding of Scripture, as well as the current intersections of geography, history, religion and identity in the Middle East, there is the opportunity to attend this special study tour, including four nights in Jordan, five nights in Nazareth, and eight nights in Jerusalem. Led by The Rev’d Dr Greg Jenks. See more.

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Redcliffe floral and art festival

St Peter the Fisherman
13 Lucinda Street
Clontarf Qld 4019

You are warmly invited to this popular annual three-day event showcasing art exhibitions, floral displays, live music, garden stalls, Devonshire teas and raffles, as well as experts giving demonstrations in art (different mediums), plants, bonsai, succulents, floral artistry and more. The theme this year is “CELEBRATIONS’. Free event, donations accepted. See more.

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Provincial Clergy Conference 2024

QT Hotel
7 Staghorn Ave
Surfers Paradise 4217

Gather with clergy from across our Province on the Gold Coast for this year’s Provincial Clergy Conference, which has the theme “Common Purpose, Shared Joy”. Participants will reflect on what it might mean to be the Church together in this season and how and where we might know joy as we journey together. Speakers include The Right Rev’d Dr Vicentia Kgabe, The Ven. Dr Miranda Threlfall Holmes and Dr Stan Grant. There will be a variety of workshops and plenty of worship and fellowship. See more.