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“I first heard about Jesus when someone on the street gave me a Bible”

“When we become aware that God is calling us to ordained ministry, it may at first come as a bit of a surprise; a realisation deep within that feels both right, yet strangely uncomfortable,” says The Rev’d Fang Ling Quested, as she shares her story of faith that brought her from the Buddhist temples of Taiwan to ordination in Brisbane, as Vocations Month continues

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Quiet morning: The Bible and Climate Change

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
141 Brookes St
Fortitude Valley  Qld  4006

A quiet time of guided reflection, prayer, discussion, and labyrinth-walking to contemplate what Genesis and the words of Jesus say about climate change. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and heritage church in the centre of Fortitude Valley. Bring a pen and a Bible, if desired. Register.

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Exploring Fair Trade through the Word, reflection, action and prayer

“In 1946 Mennonite Christian Edna Byler’s life changed. She and her husband visited Puerto Rico. She was struck by the poverty of the people of the La Plata Valley, and, having herself lived through the Depression, was impressed by their dignity and their desire to help themselves. She wondered how she could help,” says The Rev’d John Martin from Resource Church the Parish of Robina, while offering a Bible study resource as Fair Trade Fortnight approaches on 6-19 August

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord

“This painting is a mural behind the High Altar in the Chapel of the Transfiguration at the College in Colombo, Sri Lanka where my husband Karol was educated and where we have worshipped from time to time. With his choice of subdued colours, the artist, David Paynter intentionally seeks to convey this deeply spiritual experience in the life of Jesus,” says Deanna Misso, as the Transfiguration is celebrated on 6 August

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St Bart's Kids eBook – Psalm 23

Check out the latest scripture eBooks from Resource Church St Bart’s, Toowoomba, which adapt Old and New Testament scriptures for young children, including this one titled, ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’ from Psalm 23