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Rector, St Peter's Anglican Church, Maroochydore

The Rev'd Tania Eichler

About The Rev'd Tania -

The Rev’d Tania Eichler is the Rector of the Anglican Parish of Maroochydore, St Peter’s, Sunshine Coast. She has a Bachelor of Theology (Youth, Children’s & Families Ministry) from the Brisbane College of Theology, with a special interest in intergenerational ministry and community care, compassion and welfare.

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Articles by The Rev'd Tania

Justice & Advocacy Clergy and lay people sitting in a Council meeting room Justice & Advocacy

St Peter’s, Maroochydore community features in Council video series

“St Peter’s, Maroochydore recently participated in a video series showcasing the work of different people and organisations involved in the Sunshine Coast biosphere project. In our video, we shared our story about how we partner with OzHarvest to provide food and support and reduce food waste through our weekly community meal,” says The Rev’d Tania Eichler

People & History Drawing of social reformer Josephine Butler (1828-1906) People & History

The life and legacy of trailblazing social reformer and evangelical Anglican Josephine Butler

“Josephine Butler can teach us to be courageous and faithful in standing up for the truth and the rights of those who are oppressed. She can show us how to combine compassion and action, and how to use our gifts and talents for God’s glory,” writes The Rev’d Tania Eichler, as Josephine Butler is commemorated in our Lectionary on 30 December

"My favourite memory of Jeremy over this time is when he came to our church for the turning of the sod of our new ministry centre in 2021. It was special because we were all being ourselves laughing...We pretended to know what we were doing as we put the shovel into the ground," (Tania Eichler, pictured with Bishop Jeremy Greaves and St Peter's, Maroochydore community members, in April 2021)

"He is always with and for us": three ACSQ community members on Archbishop-elect Jeremy Greaves

With the announcement that Bishop Jeremy Greaves will be installed as our new Archbishop in December, three ACSQ community members — The Rev’d Tania Eichler, The Ven. David Ruthven and Michelle McDonald — reflect on their favourite moments serving alongside Bishop Jeremy and what they are most looking forward to working with him on after his installation

Resources & Research

Major parish construction projects: reflection and tips

“It’s important for churches to be discerning with their resources, including their properties. We discerned that in order to be good stewards and to ensure ministry sustainability that we needed to focus our mission where God is active…So we felt led to keep the Maroochydore property, and only sold the Mooloolaba property, investing the proceeds into our Maroochydore site redevelopment,” says The Rev’d Tania Eichler


What is professional supervision and how does it differ to spiritual direction, mentoring and coaching?

“Like many priests, I am a resourceful person and am capable of a number of things; however, professional supervision keeps me accountable to my key calling as a priest. So, I have been seeing a professional supervisor monthly since the start of last year in order to be more discerning about my call and regarding what initiatives and activities I choose to engage in,” says The Rev’d Tania Eichler