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Creating Caring Communities course: Dalby

St John’s Anglican Church
153 Cunningham Street
Dalby  Qld  4405

Creating Caring Communities (CCC) is a course to enable, enhance and encourage caring Christian communities in which parishes will develop into communities that offer safe and welcoming spaces for all who gather. Run by trained presenters from this Diocese, the course is ideal for any parish that is seeking to grow. The course is conducted over four sessions of 3-4 hours each week, building awareness and skills and offering participants opportunities to question, debrief and discuss. See more.

"Year 8 day student Millicent Watson visited her friend Georgia’s acreage in Orange Hill in the Maranoa Region, where she rode horses, motorbikes and a buggy, fed pigs, enjoyed fire-toasted marshmallows and went on a milk run" (L-R: Georgia Webb and Millicent Watson, Labour Day long weekend in May 2021)

St Margaret’s boarders broaden horizons

Each year, coinciding with the Labour Day long weekend, St Margaret’s boarding students revel in the opportunity to host day students at their homes, sharing insights into their home and family lives – find out about the students’ wonderful highlights


Sunflower sojourn: Southport to Warwick and back for $6.50

“Jill and I have successfully tested the limits of our EV by venturing to our Western Region from the Gold Coast. Sure, it did take some planning and there were a few frustrating moments as EV newbies, but once we’d received some kindly advice from the knowledgeable stranger, we were good to go,” says The Rev’d Don Parker from St Peter’s, Southport


Hop n Hymns: from Toowoomba to Thargomindah

“Many of the connections we made on our recent trip will continue and will give birth to new connections for a long time to come. One person we met told us their relative was in hospital in Toowoomba 1000 km away from home and family, and we were able to organise someone from our Ecumenical pastoral care team to visit them the very next day,” says hospital chaplain and St Bart’s, Toowoomba parishioner Jodie O’Shannassy