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Mothers Union

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Bundaberg Anglicans say ‘no’

“For the second time, Anglican Mothers Union Bundaberg held three events to support the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ campaign. This year, we partnered with Bundaberg Regional Council, who show their commitment to raising awareness of domestic and family violence through the Red Bench Project,” says Bev Perry, Branch President of AMUA, Bundaberg

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Julian of Norwich: 'all shall be well'

“Julian’s well-known phrase that ‘all shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well’ comes from a place of great depth that assists us as we, too, face serious global health challenges in the COVID-19 environment,” says The Rev’d Penny Jones on Julian of Norwich, who is marked in our Lectionary on 8 May

Archbishop Justin Badi Arama briefs journalists on his return to Juba Airport in South Sudan after leading peace talks in Addis Ababa in May 2018
News

The Five Marks of Mission: Four – to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and pursue peace and reconciliation

In the continuing ACNS series on the Five Marks of Mission, the Episcopal Church of South Sudan is involved in the process of peace making and peace building and in speaking out against gender-based violence, rape and child marriage

Books & Guides

From Bush Brothers to Mission Area in 130 Years

“This book’s fundamental message is that the nitty-gritty of the economic livelihoods, social activities, cultural expressions and spiritual wellbeing of those living in our rural communities is uniquely intertwined, as folk resiliently pull together through the ups and downs of daily life,” says anglican focus Editor Michelle McDonald in her review of Christine McLean’s book, From Bush Brothers to Mission Area in 130 Years

Reflections

Parish partnerships in community outreach

“I have learnt that by listening and asking questions, my neighbours teach me how they want and need to be loved, and that by listening together we can achieve great things,” says community development worker and Liturgical Assistant Sarah Gover from the Parish of North Pine