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Vocations, Youth and Young Adults Specialist

The Vocations, Youth & Young Adults Specialist is a new role within the Parishes & Other Mission Agencies Commission. Working with staff and stakeholders across Commissions, this unique role will provide coordination and support to three key projects: the Youth to Young Adults Formation Process, Vocations Development, and the Resources Churches Pilot Project. This is a full time, fixed-term position.

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Brother Robin Warsop BSB Platinum Jubilee

Brother Robin celebrated his 70th year of service to the Brotherhood of St Barnabas, the founding order of All Souls School, at All Souls St Gabriels School, Charters Towers on Wednesday 11 September. Brother Robin also celebrated his 90th birthday on that day.

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College Chaplain

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St John’s Anglican College, a leading Kindergarten to Year 12 co-educational school in Brisbane seeks suitably qualified applicants for this role. The Chaplain plays an integral role in nurturing and sustaining the College’s Christian ethos and building a powerful and positive sense of community in the Anglican tradition.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Mt Gravatt

The Parish of Mt Gravatt is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located 10 kms from the Brisbane CBD in the suburb of Mt Gravatt. The parish priest will be supported by paid clergy and staff, as well as honorary clergy and dedicated volunteers. The parish is a compassionate and outward looking community, with strong fellowship and ministry initiatives, and is a proud member of the Queensland Community Alliance. The large family-sized rectory is located in the nearby suburb of Mansfield. The parish is seeking an authentic and dynamic priest who is intergenerational in their approach. This is a full-time role.

Appointment

The Reverend Mark Calder

The Reverend Mark Calder has been elected as Bishop of the Diocese of Bathurst. Mark will be consecrated on Thursday 21 November, 7 pm at St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney and installed at All Saints Cathedral in Bathurst on Saturday 23 November at 11 am. Congratulations to Mark and Susan.

Commissioning

The Reverend Lizzie Gaitskell

The Reverend Lizzie Gaitskell will be Commissioned as Rector of The Parish of Warwick on Saturday 14 December at 10.30 am. Congratulations to Lizzie.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Drayton

The Parish of Drayton is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located in the southwest corner of Toowoomba, and includes extensive rural areas with four churches in total. The parish priest will be supported by very dedicated parishioner volunteers. The parish is friendly and welcoming, with a number of ministry and outreach activities. The parish is seeking a collaborative and passionate priest, with strong preaching, communication, leadership and administration skills. This is a part-time role.

Commissioning

The Reverend Heather Dearden

The Reverend Heather Dearden was commissioned as Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of Roma on Tuesday 3 September, 6 pm at St Paul’s, Roma. Congratulations to Heather.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Tamborine Mountain

The Parish of Tamborine Mountain is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located in scenic hinterland, 40 minutes from the Gold Coast beaches, with the principal church (St George’s) located in Eagle Heights and an additional church (St Luke’s) located in Canungra. The parish priest will be supported by three retired priests, a clerical assistant, a number of liturgical assistants and dedicated volunteers. The parish is a friendly, hospitable and socially-minded community, with a focus on outreach activities. The rectory is a large family-sized home based in Eagle Heights. The parish is seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic and energetic priest, who is solid in Anglican identity and in knowledge of the scriptures.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Ekibin

The Parish of Ekibin is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is based in Tarragindi, 10 kms south of the Brisbane CBD. The parish priest will be supported by dedicated volunteers, including a team of volunteer administrators and others in key honorary roles. The parish is a strong, cohesive and warm community, with an ecumenical focus and strong links to the wider community. The rectory is based in the nearby suburb of Moorooka and can be made available to the priest with notice. The parish is seeking a supportive and pastorally-skilled priest who is Bible-based and willing to explore new ministries for families and youth and encourage inter-generational worship and fellowship.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Sunnybank

The Parish of Sunnybank is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is based in Sunnybank, 15-20 minutes south of the Brisbane CBD. The parish priest will be assisted by a part-time administrator and other ancillary support. The parish is a culturally, theologically and liturgically diverse community. The priest may choose to reside in a residential property in either Sunnybank or Eight Mile Plains. The parish is seeking a resilient, positive and diligent priest, with broad life experience and strong preaching skills who connects with diverse people and is deeply respectful of Anglican heritage. This is a full-time role.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Carindale

The Parish of Carindale is seeking a new parish priest. The parish consists of the suburbs of Carindale, Carina and Belmont, 20 minutes from the Brisbane CBD. The parish priest will be supported by lay ministers and a dedicated volunteer administrator. The parish is a faithful and warm community. The rectory is family-sized with a pleasing aspect. The parish is seeking an empathetic, Bible-centred and outwardly-focused priest who is keen to build an inter-generational community and increase outreach activities.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Bulimba

The Parish of Bulimba is seeking a new parish priest. The parish consists of the suburbs of Bulimba, Hawthorne and Balmoral, located on the Brisbane River 5kms from the Brisbane CBD. The parish priest will be supported by committed volunteers. The parish is a friendly community, with a number of regular social and outreach initiatives. The parish is seeking a priest who is joyful and willing to build ecumenical relationships, with a heart for young people, strong preaching abilities and excellent communication and administrative skills.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Bardon

The Parish of Bardon is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located in Bardon, an inner-city suburb located 5kms from the Brisbane CBD. The parish priest will be supported by a number of part-time staff, along with friendly parish volunteers. The parish is a caring community, with a number of ministries and outreach activities and a charismatic approach to worship. The parish is seeking a priest who is willing to reside in the local area, who is Bible-based and open to the leading of the Holy Spirit. This role may be taken full-time or part-time.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of North Pine

The Parish of North Pine is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located in Petrie, a major suburban centre of the Moreton Bay Regional Council, 25kms north of Brisbane. The parish priest will be supported by a committed congregation, many of who are long-term parishioners. The parish is a welcoming, friendly and caring multi-generational community, with a Bible-based approach. The parish is seeking a prayerful and personable priest with a heart for youth, who will lead the parish through a new strategic plan.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Nambour

The Parish of Nambour is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located in Nambour, a beautiful sub-tropical town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, 1.5 hours’ drive north of Brisbane. The parish priest will be supported by a retired priest and a deacon, along with a team of enthusiastic parishioners and volunteers, including liturgical assistants and church wardens. The parish has a strong focus on outreach and community activities. The parish is seeking a priest who is prayerful, discerning and affirming of people’s gifts, with strong pastoral care, communication and counselling skills.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Ithaca-Ashgrove

The Parish of Ithaca-Ashgrove is seeking a new parish priest. The parish has one church, St Paul’s, which is located in Ashgrove, a picturesque inner suburb of Brisbane. With a supportive congregation that includes a number of honorary priests and a paid parish administration assistant, the parish has strong inter-generational, social justice and mission focuses, and embraces contemporary theology. The parish is seeking a priest who is welcoming and inclusive.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of Goonaneman

The Parish of Goonaneman is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is located four hours’ drive north of Brisbane, and consists of six little country centres. The parish has a lovely community focus, with strong connections to other Christian churches. The new parish priest will reside in a good-sized family home in the pretty town of Childers, which is known for its welcoming and friendly community. The parish is seeking a priest with vision and energy. This is a part-time role.

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Parish Vacancy: The Parish of All Saints', Brisbane

The Parish of All Saints’, Brisbane is seeking a new parish priest. The parish is centrally located on Wickham Terrace in the Brisbane CBD. People travel from all parts of Brisbane and beyond to worship at All Saints’, attracted by the traditional liturgy and fine music. The parish has a strong outreach focus. The new parish priest will be supported by retired priests and a number of licensed assistants. The parish is seeking an energetic Bible-based priest with a charismatic personality.

Appointment

The Reverend Allan Paulsen

The Reverend Allan Paulsen was collated as Archdeacon of Moreton at the Southern Region Clergy Conference in Noosa on Tuesday 6 August. Congratulations to Allan.

Appointment

The Reverend Susan Crothers-Robertson

The Reverend Susan Crothers-Robertson has been appointed as Chaplain of St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School and commenced in the role on Monday 29 July. Congratulations to Susan.

Anniversary

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall’s 30th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood was celebrated on Thursday 25 July at 12.30 pm at St John’s Anglican Cathedral. Congratulations to the Archbishop.

Appointment

The Venerable Denise Ferguson

The Venerable Denise Ferguson has been appointed as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Adelaide. Denise was ordained a Bishop in the Church of God at St Peter’s Cathedral on Sunday 21 July at 5 pm. Congratulations to Denise and Mark.