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Alpha co-ordinators – South, North & North-West

ANITA BOOKER – Alpha Coordinator SOUTHERN Tasmania If you haven’t already met the lovely and faith-filled Anita Booker, then we encourage you to! Anita is the Alpha South TAS Church Relationship Coordinator based in Hobart. She has taken over from Andrea Hensher. Anita became a Christian in 1991 and has been actively involved in Christian…

Join the National Day of Climate Action – 20th September 2019

Climate change poses a significant threat to the future of our planet and its people. The news is full of reports of extreme weather conditions and rising sea levels impacting poor and vulnerable people around the world. Scientists agree that by 2050 global carbon emissions need to be half of those in 2000 if we…

Christmas in July

We had a wonderful Christmas in July dinner.  We shared great food and fellowship, and we heard from Margaret Savage on the breadth of the amazing work of Anglicare. Margaret was very grateful for our “Christmas gift” donations.  She advised that goods donated in June had been taken to Trinity Hill, supported accommodation for 16-24…

Flinders Island parishioners thank God and others in the community

The May Koorong catalogue arrived in the mailbox of one of our parishoners with its usual accompaniment of added brochures, most destined for the bin, but one caught her attention. It was a promo for Australia’s National Day of Thanks scheduled for the 25th of May. With her interest piqued, she researched further and discovered…

SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER, 2019

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Shining for God at every stage of the foster care journey – Fostering Hope (Part 3)

A couple of years ago we were praying for a single mum and her son in our school community. We were also providing tangible support through babysitting, opening our home, and being an ear to listen. Then, while away on a short family holiday, we found out this boy had been placed in foster care.…

Breaking new ground

I’ve had a lot of fears recently – fears of all the things I need to do. While I was in London attending the Alpha Global Leadership Conference, I had the most profound personal experience. As I drew near to God in surrender and worship a whole lot of those fears just went, completely and…

Respite Carers Needed – Fostering Hope (Part 2)

Respite Carer information night – Wednesday 28th August, 6:00pm, Wellspring Church, Sandy Bay.  You will hear what is involved in being a respite carer. If you are interested you can begin the process. Children who live in out-of-home care, in foster and kinship homes, are children just like you once were and the children you…

Pastoral Letter on Homelessness and Housing Crisis – 2 July 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Many Tasmanians are in urgent need of affordable, safe shelter. Here is an opportunity for the Church body to consider how best we can respond, as their plight is particularly pressing in this cold winter weather. One of the most effective ways to make a difference to the state’s housing shortage…