Come help the Mission in Action Committee launch our new parish support for the Anglican Board of Mission projects working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples.
Gabrielle Chan will speak on “Rusted Off: Why is Country Australia Fed Up?”at 7.30pm on Tuesday 26th March at the Chapel, Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Blackall Street Barton.
Gabrielle, a journalist for more than 30 years, will examine why politics is changing in rural areas and how it may impact on the outcome of the next election.
The forum will seek to encourage discussion from the floor.
A $5 donation would be appreciated.
Are you new to Canberra / St Paul’s?
The Rector will host a cocktail reception / BBQ at 5pm on Sunday 24th February for other newbies, like him, to Canberra or St Paul’s.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend either by email or adding your name to the list at the back of the church.
Starting school – and each new school year – is momentous in the lives of children. To celebrate these new beginnings in 2019 we will have a Back to School Blessing for Children during our 10am Eucharist.
Children are invited to bring along or wear a school item (backpack, lunchbox, uniform etc) for this service as they begin their new year of Preschool or School. The liturgy will also include prayers for teachers and others working in schools and the education sector.
Canon Theologian Professor Scott Cowdell is celebrating 30th anniversary of his ordination as a priest on St Andrew’s Day, Friday 30th November.
Scott will preach and preside at a Eucharist in the St Mark’s Chapel.
A light lunch will then be provided, hosted by the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, in the Chambers Pavilion at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.
Clergy, parishioners past and present, students and friends are very welcome.
For catering purposes, please RSVP by Wednesday 28th November to this email.
Donations of craft, cakes, biscuits, jams, chutneys, plants, gifts for Christmas most welcome.
Please come and support the after-school coaching program for refugee and migrant children run by MARSS which is one of the outreach programs of our parish.
The interment of Warren Duncan’s ashes will take place at 11.45 am in the grounds of St Paul’s.
Followed by light refreshments.
A retelling of the Christmas story based in the Australian Outback will take place at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Belconnen.
A light supper will be served at intermission.