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February 2022 Issue 1

All of us are learning to live, in our new normal, with greater levels of uncertainty....

…we need each other and the strength we have together in the ‘whole household of God’.

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Help a child go back to school

As schools here in Australia prepare to open once again for a new year, we can’t help but think about the many children in Gaza who have been impacted by trauma.

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-  Spotlight on immigration detention

-  Afghan refugee announcement falls short

Back to work in 2022

  • NCCA Safe Church Program – Safe Church Awareness Workshops are starting again and we welcome Naomi to our team.
  • Resources and events - As the new year unfolds and our work begins anew, we share our networks' news 

The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Development Fund 

  • Fund applications closing soon  - Applications for 2021-2022 due by Friday 11 February 2022.

  • Faith and culture - Catholic First Nation Voices -  NATSICC offers a look into the relationship between Christian faith and ancient culture from a Catholic perspective. 

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Job openings for leadership staff

The openings include Programme Director for Unity and Mission, Programme Director for Public Witness and Diakonia, and Director of the WCC Commission on Faith and Order.

Application deadline: 30 April 2022 for all applicants.

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Opportunities Available  

  • Job vacancies - applications are invited for three Coordinator positions. Applications close 28 February 2022.

  • Youth Internship Program - applications are invited from young people, aged 20-28 yrs. Applications close 20 February 2022.

Executive Officer  - Victorian Council of Churches  (VCC) 

Applications are invited for this unique leadership opportunity.

A great opportunity to make a difference and work in leadership. Great people, great ethos mission and purpose.

Applications close: 27 February 2022

 

Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:29-30

Winifred Kiek Scholarship Trust

Winifred Kiek Scholarship Trust

Applications for the 2023 year are now available.

The Winifred Kiek Memorial Scholarship for 2023 will be awarded to a woman who is a resident of a country which is a member of the Asian Church Women’s Conference.

Ecumenical Forum

The NSW Ecumenical Council extends an invitation to religious and community leaders to attend this online forum.

When: Wednesday 9 February 2022 10:30 am - 12:30 pm (AEDT)

Where does Australia's Security Lie?

A one-day online Conference on Australia's Perception of Security in a Militarising Asia Pacific Region

When: Saturday 19 February 2022 8:30 am - 5:50 pm (AEDT)

The Most Revd Dr. Desmond Tutu

The February memorial service service of thanksgiving has been postponed due to the current COVID outbreak. 

Proposed date: Sunday 6 March 2022, St James’ Anglican Church, King Street Sydney. The service will be streamed virtually. 

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The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.

(Prov.11:25 The Message)

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