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Reflections Tania Eichler, pictured with Bishop Jeremy Greaves and St Peter's, Maroochydore community members, in May 2021 Reflections

"He is always with and for us": three ACSQ community members on Archbishop-elect Jeremy Greaves

With the announcement that Bishop Jeremy Greaves will be installed as our new Archbishop in December, three ACSQ community members — The Rev’d Tania Eichler, The Ven. David Ruthven and Michelle McDonald — reflect on their favourite moments serving alongside Bishop Jeremy and what they are most looking forward to working with him on after his installation

Toowoomba Anglican School student Grace Bell with her Cambridge Youth Leadership Academy certificate at Toowoomba Anglican School in August 2023

Toowoomba Anglican School student reaching for new leadership heights in Cambridge

“The highlight of my Cambridge trip was attending Corpus Christi College at the university. The college features amazing architecture, some of which dates back to the 14th century, and walking the grounds and hearing from the lecturers in a place that you’ve seen in books and movies were absolute highlights. Learning about the university’s achievements, like the discovery of the DNA double helix, and about some of the incredible people who have researched there, such as Professor Stephen Hawking, was a humbling experience,” says Toowoomba Anglican School student Grace Bell


Painting as a metaphor for ministry

“In your work of ministry do you think of yourself as a big brush filling in the background of a canvas or a finer brush attending to detail? Are you a much-used brush, with old paint stuck to it, or are you a shiny brush that has not been used much at all?” asks Bishop Cam Venables