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Video St Bart's CHARGE Youth Video

St Bart's CHARGE Youth: interview with Zeke and Bethany

St Bart’s, Toowoomba parishioners and Toowoomba Anglican School students Zeke and Bethany share about their highlights and insights of the recent CHARGE Youth Camp, including about what it means to belong to God and to a community: “I learnt that we should love others because Jesus first loved us”

Anglicare Southern Queensland’s InSync Service Manager Rees Maddren with Cherice at Mount Gravatt’s Nathanael House (2022)
News

Homelessness Week: from sleeping rough to wearing scrubs

Homelessness is a sad reality for thousands of young people in Southern Queensland who find themselves living on the streets. At just 16 years old, Cherice had been kicked out of home, having to move in with her other parent, who was later incarcerated. Despite juggling two jobs and school, she simply couldn’t afford the rent

Features

Tips for reducing clothing waste

“We know that what we are doing now, and will do in the future, is contributing greatly to the circular economy and the environment, even in ways we may not be able to see directly right now,” says Year 10 Hillbrook Anglican School student Ella Zeeman, while offering tips for families and students

Reflections

Youth Representative reflects on Synod with pride

“I feel proud to be part of, and to contribute to, a community with such a diverse array of perspectives and opinions. It is also a testament to the inclusive nature of the Church that we are unified under the goal of comprehensive Anglicanism by seeking to listen to everybody’s views in decision making,” says Northern Region Youth Synod Representative, Ewan Beach