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Lent

St Francis College Systemic Theology lecturer and Academic Dean Dr Peter Kline was awarded the ‘Charles Sturt University’s Most Productive Early Career Researcher’ late last year
Spotlight Q&A

Q&A with St Francis College Academic Dean and lecturer, artist and father, Dr Peter Kline

Meet Peter Kline and find out about his recent Charles Sturt University award, his thoughts on “Being Together: Embracing Joy”, his hobbies and interests, the best advice he has ever received and what person of faith inspires him the most and why

Hymns

‘Jesus, Saviour of the World’

“This hymn is a very useful addition to our repertoire of congregational hymnody, of course, and also has other more nuanced possibilities. For example, the first two lines of each verse might be sung by a soloist or small group, with the congregation joining in the repeated final line each time. Or it might be used as a quiet background during intercessions, with the final line used as the people’s repeated spoken response to the prayers,” says The Rev’d Dr David Cole

Reflections

The blessings of joining Holy Hermits Online: growing and serving from the comfort of your own home

“The benefits of joining Holy Hermits Online vary from person to person, and include convenience, simplicity, flexibility and COVID-19 safety, especially for people in high-risk demographics. Unlike YouTube live streaming, Zoom allows those attending to be more actively engaged, as we interact as an online community and participate in services much like we do offline,” says Jeremy Fraser from Holy Hermits Online

News

Prayer Spaces: a Lenten and Easter journey

At St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School, Prayer Spaces are held each term for both the primary and secondary students to explore life’s big questions, spirituality and faith in a safe, creative and interactive way. The most recent of the school’s Prayer Spaces was themed around the Lenten and Easter seasons

Features

Lenten devotional guide for families

“Luke is saturated with eyewitness accounts of life-changing encounters with Jesus. This Lent help your family journey through Luke, learning more about some of these characters and their responses to Jesus, while reflecting on your own encounter with Jesus,” says Bettrys Lowe from St Bart’s, Toowoomba