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Priest-in-Charge, The Parish of Drayton

The Rev'd Rick Gummow

About The Rev'd Rick -

The Rev’d Rick Gummow is Priest-in-Charge at The Parish of Drayton. He has a Bachelor of Theology from CSU, with a special interest in reaching those who don’t feel they have been invited to the banquet of the King.

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Articles by The Rev'd Rick

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Why I am voting "yes" in the referendum: The Rev’d Rick Gummow

Like all regional Queenslanders, I value pragmatic solutions, including for systemic issues, and I value listening to people on the ground about the things that directly impact them. Closing the health and life expectancy gap between non-Indigenous and Indigenous Australians is a systemic issue that can be resolved if we support constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians through a Voice to Parliament,” says The Rev’d Rick Gummow 

The Rev’d Michael Stalley from The Parish of Mt Gravatt, The Rev’d Rick Gummow from The Parish of Drayton and The Ven. Geoff Hoyte from The Parish of Logan support the 'Yes' vote in this year's referendum
Justice & Advocacy

“Our support of the ‘yes’ vote honours our Diocese’s long legacy”

“We are proud to co-author this reflection about why we are championing the Anglican Church Southern Queensland’s position in support of constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples via a Voice. The way we see it, our support of the ‘yes’ vote honours our Diocese’s long legacy, as illustrated in this timeline from the 1960s to present,” say The Ven. Geoff Hoyte, The Rev’d Rick Gummow and The Rev’d Michael Stalley


Ministry review reflections

“The ministry review model that I chose for the pilot provides a framework to truly ponder, reflect and pray about our faithfulness and commitment to the Ordinal, which covers, in some way, all a parish priest’s ministry responsibilities,” says The Rev’d Rick Gummow from The Parish of Drayton

Reflections & Features

All Saints’, Cambooya: a brief history

“Our vision for our communities on the Downs is to truly show the great love of God as we go out into these communities in the faithfulness and grace of Christ – just as it has been since Benjamin Glennie first came by horse to this ‘small and uncivilised’ area of what was formerly part of the vast Newcastle Diocese,” says The Rev’d Rick Gummow