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Aged care, spirituality, frailty, and change

Aged care, spirituality, frailty, and change

A leading researcher in ageing and spiritual life says the culture in Australia is changing and this must include the increasing need for qualified staff to provide care in residential aged care facilities. International conference in Canberra will examine ageing,...

A Peas/ceful Day

A Peas/ceful Day

On ANZAC eve, Wednesday 24th April, some 30 people of aboriginal and non-indigenous descent gathered at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture for reflection and a creative wreath making workshop, plus yarning about how best to commemorate Aboriginal lives...

One Young Leader’s Experience with Embracing Ministries

One Young Leader’s Experience with Embracing Ministries

People are made in God's image and are loved wholly by him. Churches should be places where judgement and self-image are eliminated, along with feelings of exclusion, isolation and patronisation. However, this is not the norm within our churches.For years churches...

Thousands Attend Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees

Thousands Attend Palm Sunday Rally for Refugees

‘Enough is enough. All off Manus and Nauru in 2019’ was the theme of the Palm Sunday refugee rally held in Canberra on 14th April.About 4,000 people attended the rally, joining tens of thousands at similar gatherings around Australia to seek just and humane treatment...

Sod Turning at Wollondilly

Sod Turning at Wollondilly

The newest stage of Anglicare’s Wollondilly Gardens Retirement Village in Goulburn was officially launched on Wednesday 3 April at 10am, with a ‘turning of the sod’ attended by management, staff, residents and representatives from partner organisations.Stage 3...

The Bush Church Aid and Our Diocese – BCA Celebrates 100 Years

The Bush Church Aid and Our Diocese – BCA Celebrates 100 Years

Our Diocese has had much involvement down through the years with the Bush Church Aid Society. Our present Bishop, Mark Short was previously the National Director of BCA (2011-2019). He succeeded Brian Roberts (1992-2011) who is now Area Dean of the Monaro and Acting...

The Next New Thing!

The Next New Thing!

Ben Paton is the next new thing – really a person! – for Synergy Youth and Children’s Ministry. With Andrew Edwards stepping into a part-time role with Synergy in order to pursue an additional ministry, the Board of Synergy has employed Ben as part-time...

Bishop Mark Writes

Bishop Mark Writes

Life is always lived forwards, but often learned backwards. That was certainly the experience of the first followers of the risen Lord Jesus. From the other side of the cross and empty tomb they were able to look back on their experiences of the past three years with...

Shovel Community Garden Establishes Roots at Holy Covenant Jamison

Shovel Community Garden Establishes Roots at Holy Covenant Jamison

Holy Covenant Jamison has established a new outreach ministry called SHOVEL.SHOVEL is a community with a common interest in nurturing the resources that God has given us. We are doing this by growing our own food, using sustainable practices.Anyone with an interest in...