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Jonathan Kemp

Director, Youth, Children’s and Families Ministry

Jonathan Kemp

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Jonathan Kemp is the ACSQ’s Director of Youth, Children’s and Families Ministry, based at St Francis College, Milton and he enjoys worshiping with the East Redland Anglicans. He has a Masters degree in Education from USQ and is currently completing a Bachelor of Theology through St Francis College, as part of the Formation for Ordination program.

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Raising up the leaders of today and tomorrow

“Giving young people practical experience in leading a range of ministries on Sundays and during the week has repeatedly been shown to encourage vocational identity, as ministry gifts are discovered and refined,” says AYCF’s and The Parish of Kenmore-Brookfield’s The Rev’d Jonathan Kemp

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Camping out at the aged-care home

“By sharing in Communion together, everyone gained a new and deeper understanding of what it means to say, ‘We are the Body of Christ, for we all share in the one bread’,” says Director of Youth, Children’s and Families Ministry Jonathan Kemp on the recent Senior Ichthus Camp visit to a retirement village

Fr Dan Berris, Tu Mana Kena and Haimona Kena at the Big Night Out celebrating July 2019's Youth Week, which The Lakes Anglican Church help support through grants received from the Girls' Friendly Society.

International Youth Day

12 August 2019 is International Youth Day, a day first designated by the UN General Assembly in 1999: in this joint feature, clergy and lay people across our Diocese share their thoughts on the 2019 International Youth Day theme ‘Transforming Education’


Faith formation for a new and exciting era

The triennial Provincial Clergy and Lay Conferences were recently held, with author and faith formation expert John Roberto presenting as key speaker – local clergy and lay leaders summarise Roberto’s key ideas and the potentially rich application of these for our Diocese