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Being Together: Practising Peacemaking

"In Term 4, The Springfield Anglican College (TSAC) Year 6 Leaders met with Head of Learning Mrs Williams to discuss what we could do for the College during Christmas. We talked about the ‘Giving Tree’ that we do every year and from this discussion we decided the gift of prayer would be a great way to spread the message of hope, joy and peace. So, we decorated our tree with prayers wrapped in ribbons." (Anneliese)

Prayer Tree helps students to practise peacemaking

Ten inspiring Year 6 Leaders from The Springfield Anglican College share about their wonderful Prayer Tree project and how prayer is helping them to focus on ‘Being Together: Practising Peacemaking’ in the lead up to Christmas


Blessings Bench and Kindness Path initiated by St Hilda’s students

Three very special St Hilda’s School students tell us about their Blessings Bench and Kindness Path initiatives, inspiring others with their insights into the meaning of friendship and the importance of kindness: “Kindness is an important part of being a good friend and friends are such a big part of life and are always there for you. It is important to show kindness to everyone because we don’t know what people are going through. Even just a little act, like a smile, can make a difference and make people feel safe and welcome”


Let's talk about racism: five people, five stories

Racism and cultural prejudice have been increasingly discussed in the media and among the broader community recently. In this year of ‘Being Together: Practising Peacemaking’, five men and women of faith share about their personal encounters with racism and cultural prejudice in a range of settings