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Synod Member, Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn; Member, Diocesan Public Issues Commission; Member, General Synod; and, President, PIEN

Helen Rainger

About Helen -

Helen Rainger is a Synod Member of the Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn, a Member of the Diocesan Public Issues Commission, a Member of General Synod, and President of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network (PIEN). Helen is a retired teacher with a Bachelor of Arts, a Diploma of Education and Master of Theology.

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Articles by Helen

Books & Guides Anglican woman holding up a book in her living room Books & Guides

Yet in the Dark Streets Shining

“The book’s evangelical authors write for an evangelical audience, including those in the US where a Christian Zionist ideology often holds sway. They also wish to share their story to a wider audience and in this they have succeeded. The story is one that will appeal to all streams within the Church,” says Helen Rainger from the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Network

"The boys lived amongst such destruction, but they had not lost their hope: a hope that things could be “normal”. For them that day, hope lay in being with friends, a lively conversation with a stranger and hopefully food to eat" (Helen Rainger)

“Each morning you must wake up and find your own hope”

“Daily life all over the world often revolves around work and food. Looking at the second photo, we see the work that this man does, growing strawberries for all to eat. Taken in Ramallah, this photo captured for me that element of life going on,” says Helen Rainger from the Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn