Stephen Clarke, Business Manager for St Francis College, will retire at the end of January 2020. A farewell will be held in early 2020, details to be advised. Stephen has worked at the College for the past 15 years and will be greatly missed.
The Reverend Canon Dr Ralph Bowles
The Reverend Canon Dr Ralph Bowles has been appointed as Priest-in-Charge (part-time) of the Parish of Nambour. His Commissioning will be held on Sunday 10 November, 4 pm at St John’s Anglican Church, Nambour. Congratulations to Ralph and Sylvia.
The Reverend Canon Sarah Leisemann
The Reverend Canon Sarah Leisemann has been appointed to the role of Vocations, Youth & Young Adults Specialist, Parishes and Other Mission Agencies Commission (PMC), commencing in January 2020. Sarah’s role with the PMC will be multi-faceted. She will be working on the Resource Church Pilot Project as a specialist in the youth and faith formation areas. She will have an associated role in fostering vocations in the Diocese and in coordinating and supporting the Youth to Young Adult Project, which is a cross-commission initiative involving the Anglican Schools Commission, St Francis College and the PMC. Congratulations to Sarah.
St Anne's Anglican Church Jondaryan
The 160th anniversary of St Anne’s Anglican Church Jondaryan, Parish of Oakey, will be celebrated on 3 November 2019 at 9 am, with a service of thanksgiving presided by The Right Reverend Cam Venables, Bishop for the Western Region.