Easter at Emu Park

Every Good Friday, following our church services, the Emu Park congregation of the Uniting Church join with the people from the Anglican and Roman Catholic congregations to participate in the Good Friday Walk of Reflection. This walk is an annual Ecumenical event started by a Catholic

A Personal Easter Highlight

This newsletter will give you insight into how our congregations around CQ engaged with Easter this year. Thank you to everyone who wrote an article or gathered photos to make this possible. The idea arose after Easter, so notice was unavoidably late. I had

Good Friday at Mt Morgan

“Reflective” is probably the best way to describe the Good Friday Service at Mt Morgan, as members of the congregation led us in worship through readings and prayer. Interspersed between the readings, we sang verses of the African-American Spiritual song “Were you there.” If you have


The Easter Services for the Congregation of the Central Western Queensland Uniting Church held in Longreach and Barcaldine were a culmination of the Lent and Holy week services led by Reverend Jenny Coombes. From Monday to Thursday of Holy week Rev. Jenny conducted half hour reflective

Easter at Iona West

Iona West experienced a wonderful Easter weekend as we remembered the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus. A small group gathered on Maundy Thursday evening for a Tenebrae-style service of prayer, scripture readings and extinguishing candles. Our Good Friday service was led by Rev. Peter Aay, who

Easter at Tannum Sands

Tannum Sands Uniting held a Good Friday morning service led by John Parker which reminded the congregation of the lament and sorrow surrounding Christ's final moments.  Then on Easter Sunday we sung in celebration of Christ's having risen again to life and the reminder that we

Easter Sunday at Banana

The moment you realise extra communion glasses are going to be needed is a very joyous moment in the life of a congregation. Such was the experience at Banana Uniting Church on Easter Sunday as 37 adults and 15 children gathered for worship. On this day,

Easter at South Rockhampton

From a toy rabbit playing Jesus in a Palm Sunday procession to a Holy Thursday “service of shadows”, to a sombre Good Friday and a joyful Easter Sunday the people of South Rockhampton Uniting reflected on and celebrated the relationship restoring work of Jesus. At

Easter at Clermont/Capella

Photo is of the Rugged Cross carried in the Good Friday Pilgrimage set up outside St Mary’s Catholic Church, Clermont. My keeping of Lent is usually a bit hit and miss, but this year I joined a Zoom session with Pastor Donna Muston and two Beths