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Flinders students tackle a wheels-a-thon to raise $12,000 for World Bicycle Relief

Students from Prep to Year 6 at Matthew Flinders Anglican College on the Sunshine Coast raised more than $12,000 for World Bicycle Relief by designing a wheels-a-thon challenge. And, as an extra activity, students and their families were invited to cycle the equivalent of the Queensland border perimeter – that’s close to 10,000 kilometres!

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How to run a church community market

“Whilst our parish’s community market provides useful revenue for our ministries, it is much more about engaging our local community and giving our creative people the opportunity to sell their goods,” says Pru Haldane from All Saints’, Chermside

(L-R) Councillor Cheryl Gaedtke, Somerset Regional Council; Councillor Graeme Lehmann, Mayor, Somerset Regional Council; Mrs Ruth Blackburn, Bush Church Aid representative, Maleny; Glenys Willocks, Kilcoy/Woodford Parish Treasurer; and, The Rev'd Jilleen Chambers, Priest in Charge, Kilcoy/Woodford Parish at the Breakfast Under The Branches fundraiser at St Mary's, Kilcoy in November

St Mary’s, Kilcoy supporting the Archbishop’s Emergency Relief Appeal

St Mary’s, Kilcoy recently held a ‘Breakfast Under The Branches’ fundraising event, raising more than $1,000 for the Archbishop’s Emergency Relief Appeal


Blue-haired priests ride to Darwin

The Rev’d Robert Paget recently rode a motorbike across the Nullabor with his wife The Rev’d Helen, raising awareness of men’s health issues, helping raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and “proclaiming the Good News that God is intimately involved in the lives of all God’s people no matter who they are or where they are on life’s journey”