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On Earth Festival: music, spirituality, justice

Check out this gorgeous video to see what all the On Earth Fest talk is about, including youth from Christ Church, Yeronga dancing to ‘Jerusalema’; Anglicare’s Lalania Tusa; the Baroona Farm team; The Community of The Way crew; the St Margaret’s Sculthorpe String Quartet; ABM volunteers; young singer-songwriters; forum panellists; and, workshop facilitators

The Rev'd Canon Gary Harch (second from right), The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt (third from left) and Queensland Community Alliance staff member Elise Ganley (first from left) joined other faith leaders and community members at a prayer vigil at the Kangaroo Point cliffs on Friday 12 June 2020 for the men being detained at the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel.

Anglican leaders call for men detained in a Kangaroo Point hotel to be released into the community

Anglican clergy and lay people recently gathered at the Kangaroo Point cliffs to pray for the more than 100 men, sent to Brisbane from Manus and Nauru, who are being indefinitely detained in a Kangaroo Point hotel


Cherish children: help end child labour

With the UN World Day Against Child Labour approaching on Wednesday 12 June, The Rev’d Bronwyn Pagram reflects on the scourge of child labour exploitation and what we as Christians and members of a common humanity can do to assist: “Given Jesus’ commands to cherish children and to love our neighbours, as Christians we should care deeply about the issue of child labour”


Vigil for the Reef

People from the Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Krishna Consciousness and Muslim faiths recently gathered in St John’s Anglican Cathedral to celebrate the gift of the Great Barrier Reef and to dedicate themselves to protecting it from climate change. The event was organised by the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, the Social Responsibilities Committee, AngliGreen and St John’s Anglican Cathedral