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Youth and Young Adults Minister, St Bart's, Toowoomba

Peter Dutton

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Peter Dutton is the Youth and Young Adults Minister at St Bart’s, Toowoomba. He has a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) from USQ and a Graduate Diploma of Divinity from Ridley College.

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Resources & Research St Bart's CHARGE Youth camp participants Resources & Research

Church youth camps: blessings, insights and tips

“I go to St Bart’s, Toowoomba CHARGE Youth camp each year to connect with others my age and leaders in a friendly environment where I feel like I belong. This year I was excited to go to CHARGE Youth camp on hearing the theme was ‘Belong’. I knew right away that this was going to be the camp that would speak to me,” says Noah Gunders, with Youth Minister Peter Dutton providing valuable camp facilitation tips for parishes

Some of the innovative and industrious St Bart's, Toowoomba team in April 2021 (L-R) Suzie Ross, The Rev'd Michael Calder, The Rev'd Adam Lowe, Bettrys Lowe, Jo Chan Smith, Peter Dutton and Amy Norman
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Making and maturing disciples of Jesus

“Personal touches and intentional follow up are really important at St Bart’s. We are a community and go through the valleys and peaks of life together. Instead of making assumptions that people are too busy to come to church, small groups or other ministry activities, we follow up to make sure that people are okay and if someone is sick or a loved one has passed away, we help care for them,” says the team from Resource Church St Bart’s, Toowoomba, while offering helpful ideas and resources for other churches to adapt and use