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Six ways to get involved in festivals and other local events

How can your church get involved with a big music festival?

Triple Jā€™s annual all-ages, drug-and-alcohol-free concert One Night Stand will be heading to Mount Isa in Northwest Queensland on 22 April. Each year the free event is hosted by a different regional town, bringing around 10 000 (mostly) young people to town and injecting a lot of money into the local community. But how can churches get involved? Here are ...

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A barnstorming fundraiser for McKay Patrol

Attendees get into the swing of things at a fundraising barn dance in Greenisland, Northern Ireland. Photo by Eric Lawson.

A reciprocal fundraising effort by a Northern Irish community brings much needed funds for the McKay Patrol. Journey reports. As a two-year appointment with the Greenisland Methodist Church in Northern Ireland draws to a close, Rev Eric Lawson was recently treated to a traditional barn dance and concert by the community as a farewell fundraiser for the McKay Patrol. For ...

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How to run great garage sales that deliver the goods

Garage sales at Chermside Kedron Comunity, Sherwood Uniting Church and Paradise Point Uniting Church.

Every weekend someone, somewhere is having a garage sale. And who can resist the allure of finding just what you need or a hidden treasure among the piles of household items? Journey asks churches for their tips for turning trash into treasure. Garage sales can be important fundraisers for local churches as well as great opportunities to connect with the ...

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