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Ordination candidate

Melissa Conway

About Melissa -

Melissa Conway is an ordination candidate and part of the Holy Trinity, Fortitude Valley community where she is currently serving in a placement. She has a Certificate in Financial Markets, Securities Institute of Australia; a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership, Griffith University; and, a Bachelor of Theology (pending), Charles Sturt University. She is also a Justice of the Peace (Qualified), Queensland.

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Articles by Melissa

Reflections Reflections

My hairdresser call to the priesthood

“Sometimes going to the hairdresser can be unexpectedly life-changing. For about a year, people in my community had been urging me to explore a calling to ordained ministry. However, when my hairdresser, who is not religious, said, ‘You know what? You should become a priest!’, I knew I had to start paying attention,” says Melissa Conway, who is soon to be ordained a deacon and appointed as assistant curate at St James’, Toowoomba