What is Prayer?

Just as the fish lives and moves and has its being in the water without needing to know what water is or where it came from,Just as the bird flies through the air without needing to know how it is held, and propelled, by this invisible reality,So we can live and move and have our … Read more

Abundant life

4th Sunday of Easter Acts 4.5-12 Ps 23 1  John 3.16-24 John 10.1-18  Abundant life                                                                                        ©Lauren Martin Today in our gospel reading we heard Jesus say that he ‘came so that they [we] may have life and have it abundantly.’ (John 10.10) At the same time we hear Jesus saying two of his well … Read more

ANZAC Day

The Rev’d Canon Garland has long been acknowledged as the architect of ANZAC Day commemorations. One of his aims was to take this sacred service out into the public square, away from the sectarian divides among churches of the time and create a space for all to gather regardless of religious affiliation to remember and … Read more

Our role as witnesses

Your life as a Christian should make non-believers question their disbelief.Dietrich Bonhoeffer Easter is a wonderful season to reflect on our role as witnesses. Resurrection was not just an event over two thousand years ago, but is a present lived reality in the life of everyone following Jesus’ way. Too often resurrection has been seen as … Read more

Outdoor exterior cross

How wonderful to see our cross installed in time for Holy Week, thanks to the generosity of Matthew Hart and the combined efforts of the Indooroopilly Men’s Shed and Alan Gregory who brought it to delivery and final completion. There is a sense that this cross fits so well and is perfect for the location. … Read more

Fellowship in Christ

‘Fellowship in Christ’: A Sermon offered by Lauren Martin Second Easter (April 10 and 11) Acts 4.32-3 Psalm 133 1 John 1.1-2.2 John 20.19-31 My the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing in your sight, our Lord and Redeemer. Amen Today I would like to invite you to help … Read more

The Light of Resurrection

Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’ (John 20: 26b) In this season of new life we hear stories where we encounter the risen Lord which help us re-imagine our lives in the light of that resurrection. The peace Jesus offers is the peace of our kinship as one family … Read more

This is the Day

Homily for the Easter Vigil Service Sunday 4 April 2021 This is the day                                                      ©Suzanne Grimmett This is the day when we gather to tell how God’s story has become our story. This is the story that stretches from the darkness before creation to the darkness of an enslaved peoples, to the darkness of … Read more