Dear Parish Friends This Sunday is the first Sunday of the month, and so there will be a service of Praise, Prayer and Proclamation on Zoom at 6pm on Saturday as well as the usual services on Sunday at 7am and 9am, with the 9am service also being streamed over Zoom. Service sheets for the streamed services, the weekly notice paper, and a reminder of the Zoom address and password are available on the links below. The theme of the readings is 'being called'. From the book of Ac
Key developments · Our Development Application was granted by the Brisbane City Council in late December 2021, with a number of conditions, mostly of a technical nature, but also including a requirement to provide a certain proportion of planting. · The parish redevelopment subcommittees have been meeting to provide input to the architects as the final designs are produced. In particular the design of the Memorial Garden has receive much attention. The layout of the upper hal
Dear Parish Friends
This Sunday coming is the 'Second Sunday of Easter', Easter Day being the first Sunday. In fact we go on celebrating Sunday's of Easter for seven weeks, until Pentecost!
Our readings this weekend focus on what it means to believe in the fact of the resurrection. In our reading from Acts, this belief inspired Peter and the other apostles to preach boldly, despite the injunctions of the temple authorities to stop. The gospel writer John recalls that when
Dear Parish Friends As I write this email, I can smell the Hot Cross Buns that have been bought to share, over a cupa, after the 10am family service tomorrow morning. This will be a great service for all ages as we think about the difference that Good Friday makes to the world today. There will be singing, stories and activities for all. A more reflective service will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2pm with readings from St John's gospel, prayer and hymns. This will also be st
Dear Parish Friends This weekend we start the central week of the Christian Year, Holy Week, from Palm Sunday through to Easter Day. I hope that you will be able to come and walk the journey through the week with us. Palm Sunday has two foci. First we gather outside the church for the liturgy of the palms. We receive palm crosses, which link the beginning and the end of the week - the palms waved before Jesus as he rode into Jerusalem, and the cross on which he died. Then we
Dear Parish Friends First, a reminder that tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 10am we will be holding a Parish Meeting where the architects will present updated plans for our redevelopment. Now our Development Application has been approved by Brisbane City Council, we have been proceeding with detailed designs. A representative of the Anglican Schools Commission will also discuss the ways in which the new early learning centre and the parish will develop synergies. There will be