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Intergenerational ministry

Video Children from the Fraser Coast Family Day Care united with residents from Kirami Residential Aged Care Home in weekly playgroup sessions Video

Kirami Intergenerational Playgroup connecting young and old

Anglicare Southern Queensland’s Children and Parenting Coordinators in the Fraser Coast region are connecting children from Fraser Coast Family Day Care with residents from Kirami Residential Aged Care Home in weekly playgroup sessions. This initiative is bringing joy, understanding and laughter for all those involved

Dom Fay (Faith and Spirituality Coordinator, Coomera Anglican College), Natasha Materne (Head of RaVE, Coomera Anglican College) and The Rev'd Mary-Anne Rulfs (Associate Priest, The Parish of Robina) at St Francis College on 15 March 2023. Dom and Natasha attended the Robina Celebration of Education Sunday service to commemorate the start of the 2023 school year in late January

How can parishes connect with schools?

“I’m a long-time advocate for schools and parishes working together. Our special service was a tangible and purposeful interaction between people whose common mission worshipping and serving in the Anglican tradition is the flourishing of families and individuals and making Christ known,” says The Rev’d Mary-Anne Rulfs from Resource Church The Parish of Robina


"Old people's home" for CAC teenagers

Students from Coomera Anglican College and their new “grand-friends”, including a former international football referee, are stepping outside their comfort zone through a digital intergenerational learning project