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On completion the first of the “Angel” branded ACSQ early learning centres will cater for up to 106 children, with babies and toddlers cared for on the ground floor and older children cared for on the upper level

Major milestone reached in the first of the ACSQ’s “Angel” early learning centres

The next major milestone in the first of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland’s “Angel” early learning centres was recently reached with a convoy of 32 concrete trucks sent to the site in a single day to lay the upper-level slab


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


Collaboration: towards effective missional outcomes

From a personal perspective, I like the idea that I’m self-sufficient and smart enough to solve my own problems. Admitting I need help means being vulnerable and this can be deeply uncomfortable, especially for an introvert like me. Based on conversations I’ve had, I think parish clergy and lay leaders have similar concerns. If we admit that everything isn’t peachy, what will people think of us?” explores Dr Stephen Harrison


Youth, Culture and Mission (THL354)

“This course is about giving you the tools to understand culture…We have a lot of fun doing this subject and it leaves people with a toolkit that enables them to understand new contexts that they will find themselves in,” says Jonathan Sargeant from St Francis College


Dinah’s story – a gift of hope

“Dinah began to receive lessons in entrepreneurship through ABM’s Anglicans in Development (AID) Gender Equality Project: ‘I took a keen interest in this group because I had a bit of formal education, which helped me apply what I was learning’”