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Friday’s religion wrap

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week.    The devil flows through Celine’s clothes?  The Christian Post has news of a senior Catholic priest/exorcist who sees the devil in Celine Dion’s new gender-neutral kids’ clothing line. Msgr John Esseff who was once the spiritual director to Saint Teresa of Calcutta, spoke to The National Catholic Register about “the way this gender ...

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Synod worship gets messy

On Sunday 9 October, members of the 29th Synod experienced worship as Messy Church. Led by FUN (For Under Nineteens) Synod delegates and the South-East corner youth and children’s workers, people roamed between 13 different activities based on the reading John 15:1-17 (The Vine and the Branches). Synod Bible study leader, Rev Wendi Sargeant, reminded members that “it’s OK to ...

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My First Holy Communion: Prayers for a Lifetime

Lion Hudson 2010 RRP $17.99 Linda Hanson worships at Pomona Uniting Church and has three children. My First Holy Communion is a well presented hard cover book that will make a lovely gift for someone celebrating their first communion. The first page allows for the details of the gift giver and the child’s baptism and first communion dates. The book ...

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The Prodigal Ute

By Paul Clark Wombat Books, 2010 RRP $5.95 Reviewed by the children from Emerald Christian College. What is the story about? The story is about a Ute that complains about the farm and a robber takes him and does the wrong thing. (Lara, 7 years) The Ute that got lost and his owner found the lost Ute (Chantelle, 7 years). ...

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Cars teaching the gospel

On day four of the 28th Synod meeting Burdekin Uniting Church (North Queensland) minister and children’s’ author Rev Paul Clark launched two new books that teach the gospels using toy cars. Six years after starting his journey of finding a way to teach his son about Christ, Mr Clark has published two children’s books The Prodigal Ute and The Strange ...

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Getting ready for Lent Event

FOR MANY people, the start of a new year provides time to reflect on life, get priorities in order, and begin life’s journey afresh. The annual Assembly-run Lent Event will kick-start 2010 in the right direction starting 17 February. With 199 Uniting Church congregations from Queensland signed up to take action against poverty it looks like being another strong year ...

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Lent Event says thanks Queensland

Launching the 2009 program, the Lent Event founder and coordinator Sarah White expressed her deep appreciation for the Queensland Synod’s $90,000 in donations to the 2008 appeal. “My heartfelt thanks go out to all the Ministers, Coordinators, church leaders and church members who embraced the Lent Event, it was a truly great effort and gives a great deal of hope ...

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Will our children have faith?

SOME OF you may have seen the movie, Antwone Fisher. It tells the true story of a boy who was given up by his mother when he was born. He was raised in a foster home where he experienced severe and relentless psychological, sexual and physical abuse. He grew up with a deep-seated anger within him that readily and frequently ...

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City kids learn about community

TWELVE-YEAR-OLD James Erickson’s cultural eyes were opened wide when a small group of young people from Sherwood Uniting Church in Brisbane spent two weeks living in North Queensland Aboriginal communities. “I learned that Aboriginal people aren’t very different from us,” he said. “While they may have some traditional music and dance they also do a lot of stuff like us.” ...

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Get Ready!

Get Ready! By Dr Rocktrin and the Groovemeisters Emu Music Australia RRP $19.95 Those involved in children’s ministry will find Get Ready a good addition to their resource library with an interesting mix of musical styles from country to rock and just plain quirky, and a range of options for using them with children. One of the added benefits of ...

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