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News The Rev'd Jocelyn Pitt visited Churchie on 2 November 2022 News

Churchie celebrates the ordination of women

The 30th anniversary of the ordination of women in the Anglican Church of Australia was celebrated at Churchie recently with a special visit from The Rev’d Jocelyn Pitt to the Preparatory School chapel services

Reflections The Ven. Dr Anne van Gend Reflections

Have we shrunk the mystery of atonement into words?

“Given the difficulties surrounding commonly-held atonement theories, then, perhaps we should quietly shove the whole thing under the carpet and focus on nicer aspects of our faith? I believe we need to lift up that carpet…Perhaps we may discover a few dusty lumps, long pushed out of sight by all but dusty theologians, which, when polished, show gleams of gold,” says The Ven. Dr Anne van Gend

Matthew Flinders Anglican College students Isabella Walker, Mackenzie Price and Zoe Valencic helped raise $12,000 for flood-affected Gympie Region families in March 2022 by donning fluoro in tribute to emergency services for a uniform-free day fundraiser

Flinders supports flood-affected Gympie families, raising $12,000 by donning fluoro in tribute to emergency services

Students, staff and families at Matthew Flinders Anglican College raised more than $12,000 in a single day for Gympie Region people impacted by the recent floods, while donning fluoro to acknowledge emergency crews and volunteers