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Thousands raised for ABM projects through stamp donations

“I recently asked a couple, ‘Why do you buy stamps from Diocesan Anglican Board of Mission (ABM) auctions?’ and they replied, ‘Because of a trip to the tip.’ I couldn’t leave the conversation there. I had to know more, so I bought a cup of tea, and we sat down for a chat,” says Sarah Gover from the ACSQ Anglican Board of Mission committee and The Parish of North Pine

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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!

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby (Image sourced by ACNS, crediting Jeffrey Bruno and Lambeth Palace)

Ecumenical Patriarch, Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury call for the Protection of Creation

The leaders of the Orthodox, Catholic and Anglican Churches have issued a rare joint statement on the need to protect creation. The message has been released during the Season of Creation, which runs from 1 September, designated as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, to 4 October, the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi


Sea Sunday 2021

“Sea Sunday is more than a day to recognise and celebrate the role of the seafarer. It is an opportunity for us to recognise the significant dislocation seafarers have chosen to accept and acknowledge their sacrifices that enable us to live the life we do,” says Captain Ross Nicholls, as Sea Sunday approaches on Sunday 11 July