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Knowing me, Knowing You: understanding the “A” word (and it’s not “Abba”)

“The challenging point is that knowing oneself as an Anglican does not come automatically, depending on your definition of ‘knowing’. For many of us, we have a feeling of what being an Anglican is. Ask a group of Anglicans ‘What is Anglican?’ after church one morning and you’ll receive a varied collection of answers,” says Jonathan Sargeant from St Francis College

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Learning the art of conversation

“Conversation enables parents to learn about their child. At the same time, parents are contributing to their child’s learning and construction of meaning…Conversation enables connection and reinforces the critical bond between a parent and child, reflecting the shared love and trust that contribute to a positive wellbeing,” says Chris Curtain from Matthew Flinders Anglican College

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Marathon walk for mental wellness: dawn to dusk

“The idea for our walk came when we were considering some way of raising awareness about clergy mental wellness to churchgoers, as well as to the wider community. With one of us based in Ipswich and the other at the Cathedral, a walk from one church to the other seemed a natural idea,” say The Rev’d Dr Gemma Dashwood and The Rev’d Selina McMahon