A training day of learning and sharing, facilitated by Mr Budi Thajono, Asia Pacific Coordinator for Franciscans International.
Learn about the United Nations and how to engage with them on human rights.
Date: Tuesday 8 November
Where: Mary Mackillop Place 7-11 Mount Street, North Sydney
Welcome to Australia and Settlement Services International (SSI) invites you
to be part of the Walk Together 2016. To walk alongside them and the Australian community in demonstration of the spirit of inclusiveness that SSI work tirelessly to achieve.
Date: Saturday 22 October
Where: Walk from Belmore Park (Central Station) to Victoria Park (Broadway).
Sydney’s Youth Model Interfaith Harmony, Justice & Compassion to the World
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
Martin Luther King Jr
In early September over 300 young people from diverse faith backgrounds met in Sydney for the largest interfaith event for young people in Australia. Youth PoWR (Parliament of the World’s Religions) saw youth vote on and commit to a message of common and critical concern; ‘Towards a More Compassionate & Just Society’.
A public lecture on the Future of Jewish-Catholic relations
Two scholars, Fr Philipp Renczes SJ and Rabbi Fred Morgan, will look at the latest Vatican document - The gifts and calling of God are irrevocable.
When: Sunday 30th October 2016 at 3pm to 4pm,
Where: Simonds Hall, Catholic Leadership Centre 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne (Cnr Hoddle Street)
Visit of the WCC Gen Sec
Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit , General Secretary of the World Council of Churches will visit Australia this month.
From Tuesday 11 until he flies back to Geneva on Monday 17, the General Secretary will have many opportunities for public engagement in most of our Australian capital cities as his schedule permits.
Following the NCCA Forum’s approval of the adoption of a new Constitution for NCCA, NCCA has a slightly changed structure. In the past two representatives of each church met three times a year. This group, the Executive addressed matters of concern, received reports from the various NCCA commissions and networks and made decisions that enabled the work of ecumenism to progress.
Susan a very special person who happens to be in a very special position – she gets to work two jobs! For three days of the week she works with the MAC (Marketing and Campaigns) team as the Data Coordinator. Here she works with the team to prepare data files for their campaigns and help report on the results of their work. These reports show what does and doesn’t work and helps guide the team in future decision making.
On the other two days Susan works with the PPT (Programs and Policy) team as their Performance Effectiveness Officer.
Collaborative Ministry is recognising the vast expertise and experiences that are involved in the area of safeguarding children, young people and the vulnerable in church contexts. It is recognising the historical achievements and persistence in this area, and the gift it is to us going forward, and it enables a wider scope of influence to build a culture of safe church.
Collaborative ministry brings denominations together to better share resources and cultivate mutual respect for one another; it draws us to work in unity for a common purpose and common goals.