Executive Director, Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission

Dr Stephen Harrison

About Dr Stephen -

Stephen Harrison is the Executive Director of the Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission. He belongs to Gold Coast North Anglican Church. Stephen has degrees in science, theology, education, community welfare and a Doctorate in ministry from CSU. He has a passion for missiology and ecclesiology.

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Articles by Dr Stephen

Reflections Reflections

Supporting our parish clergy and lay leaders via the 4 p’s

“The PMC Team reached out to parish clergy across our three Regions over the last week to ask what parishioners can do to support them and other parish leaders as they nurture and care for us during this difficult time. Their responses can be summed up simply via 4 p’s – prayer, Parish Direct, participation, and practical assistance,” says Dr Stephen Harrison, Executive Director of Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission (PMC)

Books

Small Church Essentials

“There is much in Karl Vaters’ Small Church Essentials that is helpful for the Australian context, particularly when you realise that in Vaters’ work a small church is anything smaller than 250 congregation members,” says Dr Stephen Harrison in his review of Vaters’ thought-provoking and encouraging book

News

Clergy aged 65+ wellbeing and contribution survey

“At a time in life when people usually wind back work-related activities, clergy aged over 65 in the Anglican Church Southern Queensland are making a huge contribution. We have to wonder what the church would look like if the thousands of hours of quality ministry they provide were not given,” says Executive Director of PMC Stephen Harrison on a 65+ clergy survey