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

Vocations

"Mission for the Tasiu is incarnational. They witness to the Gospel by living alongside communities, sharing in their struggles, visiting folk who are sick, helping older people and speaking of their faith. Each household follows a daily rhythm of prayer and work," says Brad Chapman from the Anglican Board of Mission
Reflections

What can we learn about mission from one of the world’s most successful religious orders?

“Being sent out in mission does not necessarily mean going somewhere far away. If God’s mission has placed you right where you are at this moment, how could mission bring hope, healing and the flourishing of life into the communities where you find yourself?” asks Brad Chapman, Missioner for the Anglican Board of Mission and Provincial Clergy Conference speaker

Reflections

“The gifts of knowledge, of community and of connection”

“There are many subjects taught at St Francis College that are specifically designed to support those working in schools and with other young people. This study has allowed me to further develop the ethos of the school, to be nourished and to connect with the faith community and engage deeply, both with the content and the shared lived experiences uniting us a Christian community,” says St Francis College student Taryn Hirst

Local

Appointment of Assistant Bishop

“I am grateful to Sarah for answering the call to serve the clergy and people of the Diocese in this new way and to apply her insights gained through ministry in varied contexts. I gladly welcome her to the episcopal team,” says Archbishop Jeremy Greaves