anglican focus

The news site of the Anglican Church Southern Queensland: nourishing and connecting our faith community

The Parish of Bundaberg

Bells in the Christ Church, Bundaberg tower were rung fully muffled for 25 minutes before the Wednesday 14 September 2022 service of commemoration for Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
News

Peace Bells of Christ Church, Bundaberg muffled for Queen’s passing

“The Peace Bells of Christ Church, Bundaberg rang in rare full muffles before a special service commemorating Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last week, as hundreds of locals stood in silence,” reports church warden Jo Leveritt

Features

Girls’ Friendly Society: 140 years of ministry in our Diocese

“GFS has been a strong foundation of faith for many women in our Diocese, some of whom have been ordained. These inspirational women include The Rev’d Kaye Pitman OAM, who is chaplain emeritus, and The Rev’d Canon Cheryl Selvage, who is our current chaplain,” says GFS – An Anglican Ministry Office Administrator, Margaret Humphries, as the 140th anniversary of the first Brisbane branch approaches

Reflections

Girls’ Friendly Society: history, origins and now

“GFS – An Anglican Ministry in our Diocese supports a range of initiatives, locally and internationally, by providing grants for parishes; bursaries for St Francis College students; financial support for Ichthus Camps; and funding for a chaplain one day a week at Queensland Children’s Hospital,” says GFS – An Anglican Ministry Office Administrator, Margaret Humphries