Category Archives: Discovery Group

Discovery Group activities at St Paul’s Manuka


The guest speaker will be Susan Mary Withycombe, discussing her recent children’s book They came with haste.

It is a story of the first Christmas from the perspective of a sheep dog. It has lovely illustrations by Beverly Wood, which carry through the Australian flavour of the story.

Please join us afterwards for our Christmas party, and bring a plate of food to share.

Drinks will be provided.

All welcome!

Discovery Group

Discovery at St Paul’s will welcome Spring with a talk entitled Bees, Bibles and Biology.

Come and hear parishioner Livio Bonollo tell of his interest in this intriguing subject and where it has led him.

Please join us from 10.30am for morning tea, followed by Livio’s presentation at 11am.


Discovery at St Paul’s invites parishioners from St Paul’s and St David’s to join them for
morning tea.

Discovery members meet for morning tea on the last Wednesday of the month.

Morning tea follows St Paul’s 10 am service which you are most welcome to attend.


Join us for another take on “Indigenous Australian Literature” with Adele Stevens.

Mention will be made of authors and commentators such as Anita Heiss, Sally Morgan, Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), and Larissa Behrendt.

Please come for morning tea at 10.30am, prior to the meeting. All welcome.

Enquiries: Christine Bollen, 0421 863 088.

Discovery – June

Our guest speaker will be 10 am congregation member Lydia Mensah.

20th June is World Refugee Day and Lydia will be presenting her insights on the current world refugee crisis from an African perspective.

Please join us in the Mollison Room at 10.30 am for morning tea , followed by our speaker at 11.00 am.

Contacts: Tim Bailey and Patricia Laird 02 6231 1141.

Discovery Group – Rev’d Dr John Moses

The Rev’d Dr John Moses will be Discovery Group’s guest speaker with a presentation entitled:

The importance of looking over the fence: promoting peace through understanding and the enduring power of the Gospel.

Discovery Group meets in the Mollison Room on the third Wednesday of each month from 10.30 to 12 noon following the 10am service.


All comers are welcome to participate in Discovery’s final meeting of the year, when we have a guest speaker, followed by our Christmas party.

Ingrid Moses, a distinguished member of our Parish and an eminent academic, will address the topic that It is better to give than to receive.

She has contributed much to the Canberra community, not least of which is by serving on the board of Anglicare.

  • 10.30am: Morning tea
  • 11.00am: Guest speaker
  • 11.50am: Christmas party

Please bring a plate of food to share at our Christmas party.

Discovery Group

Discovery Group invites you to its next meeting to be held on Wednesday 20th September in the Mollison Room from 10.30 am to 12 noon.

This month’s guest speaker will be Eddie Braggett who will address the topic Iceland: Its Beauty, Assets and Handicaps.

Eddie’s interesting presentation will be illustrated with beautiful photos of Iceland’s scenery, history and culture.