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25th Synod

Preaching for call and passion

Preaching at the celebration of the 25th Queensland Synod of the Uniting Church, the newly inducted Moderator Rev Dr David Pitman challenge the Synod and the congregation to affirm their calling in Christ and to seek in the power of the Spirit the renewal of their passion for Christ and for his gospel. Dr Pitman told of a conscious memory ...

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Some ministers do have a life

Three ministers talked about staying alive and their "re-creation" and described their hobbies and personal passions to the Convocation of Ministries held prior to the 25th Synod of the Uniting Church in Queensland. Rev Don McKay showed photographs of his prized restored red Bulldog and Massey Harris tractor but described his collection of four vehicles as much less than his ...

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Convocation stories affirm the call to ministry

Four ministers briefly shared their call to ministry with the Convocation of Ministries held prior to the 25th Synod of the Uniting Church in Queensland. . Minister of the Word Rev Peter Armstrong described his call as fragments of colour which first came at the end of a gravel track via Roma when a ute full of young people came ...

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Uniting Church 25th Queensland Synod meets

The 25th Synod of the Uniting Church in Queensland will be held at Emmanuel College, Birmingham Road, Carrara from Friday, 9 to Wednesday, 14 September 2005. The Synod will be attended by 400 ministers and lay leaders from across Queensland. You are invited to attend any of the sessions and celebrations during the synod. A copy of the Order of Business ...

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A Moderator with Attitude

Rev Dr David Pitman, who will be inducted as Moderator of the Queensland Synod on Friday evening, 9 September, is a man with a mission. While recognising that there are current issues that he must address during his three years of leadership as Moderator, Dr Pitman is committed to bring a prophetic element that will sometimes confront, critique and challenge ...

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