Category Archives: Discovery Group

Discovery Group activities at St Paul’s Manuka

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.

Discovery Group

Members of St Paul’s and St David’s enjoy meeting for morning tea on the last Wednesday of each month. If you haven’t been to a Discovery Group morning tea at Caphs, we hope you will join us for our next friendly get-together.

The morning tea follows St Paul’s 10 o’clock service which you are most welcome to attend.

Discovery Group

Our guest speaker will be parishioner Dr John Seymour who will present a stimulating discussion titled Children, Parents and the Courts.

John will broaden our understandings of the child welfare system and discuss issues such as options available for neglected children and parents.

We hope you will join us for this very interesting discussion.

Discovery – AWM Visit

Tim Bailey, a volunteer guide at the Australian War Memorial, will lead our group on a private tour there. The focus will be on the galleries concerning the First World War.

Please meet at 10.15am, for a prompt start at 10.30am, in the Orientation Gallery, to the left of the entrance of the War Memorial. The tour will take approximately 2 hours, followed by lunch together at Poppy’s Café. Plenty of parking is available.

Further information can be obtained from Tim, 0420 522 723, or Christine Bollen, 0421 863 088.


Please join us for a discursive talk by Professor Geoffrey Brennan, a well-known academic, Anglican worshipper, and singer. He will speak to us along the lines of Brexit, Trump, and democracy. Having co-authored several books, his current interests centre on philosophy, voting and democratic institutions.

Straight from his post at Duke University, USA, his address will commence at 11am in the Mollison Room. All are welcome to morning tea there, from 10.30am.