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Rector, Parish of Robina/Mermaid Beach

The Rev'd Canon Stewart Perry

About The Rev'd Canon Stewart -

The Rev’d Canon Stewart Perry is the Rector of the Anglican Parish of Robina/Mermaid Beach. He has a Bachelor of Theology from Charles Sturt University and a Bachelor of Commerce from Newcastle. He has a special interest in church music and liturgy that is culturally and contextually meaningful.

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Features The Rev'd Canon Stewart Perry and The Rev'd Eron Perry Features

Blueprint plan for parish collaboration

“We are both over six feet tall and share the same surname, but we are very different. We are unrelated, support different rugby league teams, hold differing theological understandings and church experiences, and lead very different parishes. However, in early 2021 we began to explore what working together could look like,” say Resource Church leader The Rev’d Canon Stewart Perry from The Parish of Robina and The Rev’d Eron Perry from The Parish of Burleigh Heads

The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt (far right), Executive Director of Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission Dr Stephen Harrison (far left) and Resource Church specialist Bishop Daniel Abot (Centre) at St Martin's House in May 2021)

Five Resource Church leaders share stories and resources

Five Resource Church leaders from across our Diocese tell us about their current activities and the highlights of their roles so far, while also sharing resources for parishes and ministries to use and adapt


Is there future in tradition?

Reflecting on his childhood, The Rev’d Stewart Perry asks ‘Is there future in tradition?’: “Each of us longs for traditional worship to be vitally embedded in our church, but sometimes wonder how a generation who have grown up without prayer and hymn books can be attracted and engaged to the type of worship we all love and value.”