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Middle way

Features Adrian Gibb with St Thomas' Toowong treasurer David Allen and The Rev'd Tom Sullivan Features

From reluctant convert to active lay leader

“Regarding my various lay parish activities – it is vital to me that I feel as though I am contributing. I recall once hearing a cricket commentator say that 90 per cent of people can find the problems, but only about 10 per cent can come up with solutions and act on them. So I strive to be a part of the 10 per cent. Helping to provide alternatives for those seeking a spiritual home is highly rewarding and very enjoyable,” says Adrian Gibb from St Thomas’, Toowong

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Who’s In? Who’s Out?

“To cherish and strive for a Church that welcomes all shades of faith and keeps the sacramental table open for all – the proud, the foolish, the misguided and the over-zealous – takes courage, tenacity and perseverance. In a fractious and divided world; in a time of great uncertainty beset by a pandemic and ‘alternative facts’, the Church of God needs to return to the Jesus of the Gospels,” says The Right Rev’d Professor Stephen Pickard

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall at the Cathedral: WINDOWS book launch, which was held immediately after the anniversary service: (L-R) Alwyne Nunn (major sponsor of the Cathedral: WINDOWS book), Brett Gow (Alex Gow Funerals, major sponsor of the Cathedral: WINDOWS book), Matt Tesch (who coordinated the book with Jacki), His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC Governor of Queensland, Jacki Scott (who coordinated the book with Matt Tesch), Archbishop Phillip Aspinall, The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt, Greg Nunn (major sponsor of the Cathedral: WINDOWS book) and Dan O’Connor (major sponsor Cathedral: WINDOWS book, on behalf of Churchie)
Homilies & Addresses

Archbishop's sermon: 10th Anniversary of Cathedral Consecration and Feast Day of St Simon and St Jude

“Being prepared to listen and to learn from others who are different, presupposes that no one person or group can possess the whole truth of the infinity of God,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall