Safe Ministry Matters

Our presbytery newsletter is progressing every month and it would be fantastic to reach out further to the wider community with our news. The Communications team has been encouraging each congregation to nominate a journalist and photographer to capture activities and share with the rest of

Images and Copyright

It is a nightmare - you get all creative and you want to include images in newsletters, emails, invitations, advertising material - but where can you get free of cost, free to use, even free to modify good quality images? The good news is that there

Conclusion of Placement

On Sunday the 12th June Gladstone Uniting Church and Tannum Sands Uniting Church met together in Worship to celebrate the Conclusion of Placement Service of Rev. Allan Smith. The Presbytery Minister Rev. Scott Ballment presided after Rev. Allan led his final worship service in the

Rockhampton Pentecost

Which church is the real church? Around 100 people from a broad cross section of churches gathered in St Joseph’s Cathedral in Rockhampton to celebrate Pentecost Sunday and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Ministers pastors and leaders from Pentecostal, Baptist, Anglican, Lutheran, Catholic, Baptist,

A Bushley Epilogue

The Bushley church was briefly reopened on June 6th 2022 to celebrate the life of Don Barnett. Don was one of the last “brick makers”. He carted bricks made by other members of the congregation for the building of the church. Don was a polymath.

Vale Rev Euan McDonald

With sadness, we reported the passing of Rev Euan McDonald in an earlier newsletter, promising to tell a little more at a later date. The following notes are gathered from some of the people Euan and Yvonne served at Iona West from 2004 to 2012. This reads

From the Comms Team

G'day in the name of Jesus. Welcome to our late (not late as in deceased) June Newsletter. There are two reasons for the lateness of this newsletter: There have been very few articles submitted, and we have hoped to see more. We do

Whitsunday Pentecost

It was sort of like wind, but not quite;it was kind of like fire, but that wasn’t it either.It is an event that goes beyond description,perhaps even beyond any known experience - Whitsunday Pentecost In the Garden at Proserpine Whitsunday Uniting Church on the corner of

The Care Kitchen Story

What started as a conversation between Bec Nicols of All Abilities Mackay and Jane Mumford, a TAFE teacher and 1362 Catering Co. owner over coffee at Canelands eight years ago now is Care Kitchen Mackay, a cooking school for adults with disabilities. Bec had a vision