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ACSQ Vision Statement

Homilies & Addresses Dr Wangari Muta Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement Homilies & Addresses

Evensong address on Dr Wangari Muta Maathai

“When invited to offer a reflection in the Cathedral’s ‘Mystics, Theologians and Gob-botherers’ series I thought there was an opportunity for me to better understand the life and legacy of Dr Wangari Muta Maathai, whom I had some sense of as a Kenyan environmentalist, and someone who had inspired many people around the world to plant trees,” said Bishop Cam Venables in his recent St John’s Cathedral address

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Archbishop Phillip Aspinall's 2022 New Year message

“Every one of us is called by Jesus to participate in His Church – His body. And, each of us is blessed with unique gifts and talents to contribute to Christ’s mission. Knowing that everyone has an important part to play and that our faith community is made stronger by our differences is cause for us to be joyful,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall, as he introduces 2022’s Diocesan theme, ‘Being Together: Embracing Joy’

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Our key focus areas

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall speaks about the key focus areas of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland’s Vision Statement: “Your faith community has a vital role in each of these five key focus areas. I look forward to hearing how you are contributing to making our shared vision a reality”

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What makes a flourishing faith community?

“Faith communities are committed to living out God’s mission. In the Anglican Church Southern Queensland, there are many different ways that people connect, belong and contribute to this mission…different faith communities express this diversity, whether it’s in parishes, in schools, in aged care facilities or youth communities, or mission agencies, or hospitals, or prisons, or a hundred other places,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall