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Dr David and Mary Lean: news from PNG

Paediatrician Dr David and Mary Lean from St Bart’s, Toowoomba update us on their family and missionary work news since moving to the Highlands of PNG in April this year

The Rev’d Canon Libbie Crossman (centre front) and Margaret Coombs from All Saints’ Parish, Chermside (centre back) with participants of the MULOA South Pacific Zone workshop at St Andrew's, Indooroopilly in April
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South Pacific Zone of Mothers Union: visioning workshop

The Rev’d Canon Libbie Crossman tells us about the recent ‘MULOA: Mother’s Union Listening, Observing and Acting’ visioning workshop, where a framework was developed following “a mix of prayer, worship and Bible study”

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Global Anglican leaders meet in Hong Kong

General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together The Rev’d Canon Richard Tutin explains the purpose of the Anglican Consultative Council, which met recently in Hong Kong: “The Council’s role is to facilitate the cooperative work of the churches of the Anglican Communion, exchange information between the provinces and churches, and to help coordinate common action”

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#MakeFriends video statement

Watch the world’s most prominent religious leaders, including the Archbishop of Canterbury, call on everyone to make friends across religions in this YouTube video that has gone viral internationally

 

#MakeFriends

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Dr Rowan Williams supports nonviolent direct action against climate change

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams expresses his concerns about climate change and its threat to ‘our species on this planet in the long term’ and ‘in the middle term…some of the most vulnerable populations on earth’ and supports the right of school students to protest, ‘putting the case for the human race before those in power’