Category: Sth Qld District

The 35th Annual South QLD District conference began with enthusiasm under the clear blue skies of a beautiful Brissy spring day (…or is it summer already?!?). Rev. Rex Rigby was his usual jovial self, and shared passionately in his morning …

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These Sunday School teachers & students (some missing from photo) had a great idea to raise money for the Bible Society. A Father’s Day BBQ and dessert was held after church, the children helped and made bookmarks and biscuits for …

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For six wonderful days in July, 124 youth and 27 leaders from South Queensland District gathered on the Sunshine Coast for an amazing week of fellowship at High School Camp!  Our camp theme was SOAR, and we spent the week …

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As go the men, so goes the Church. I recently shared some insight at the last pastor and leaders retreat, about the correlation between healthy men and healthy churches. If you have the time there are numerous books and statistics …

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Having been born and raised in Papua New Guinea (PNG), speaking the trade language of Tok Pisin comes naturally. Often when in the company of other expatriates who served in PNG we will converse in a mix of English and …

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YA Camp 2017 was an amazing weekend. I must admit to being somewhat emotional this year as this was to be my last YA Camp as director after five fantastic years. It started as a desire to see young adults …

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When I arrived in Childers, I found myself asked to take on the Youth ministry. Like many small country towns, the fellowship suffered from an ageing congregation and Young Adults moving away to the big cities. The previous youth team …

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As I think of prayer & surrender two pictures come to mind, the Stone Mason and the Potter. Have you ever watched a stone mason turn a stone block into a work of art? It is a process of careful …

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Or did I mean Men’s Ministry? Simple semantics, but with a big impact. Men’s Ministry being a ministry for men, or Ministry to Men being a ministry focused on Men. It’s a little thing, but it certainly impacted the way I have thought about …

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Congratulations to Logan Wesleyan Methodist Church member Robin Gallen who received the Order of Australia Medal in the Australia Day honours list. Robin Louise Gallen OAM (née Bates/Mitchell). For service to community health. “Thank you to my family and friends …

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