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Generosity is a gift

2014 is the year of growing faith

Every year in the lead-up to Christmas there is an increased focus on giving, but Jane Frazer Cosgrove says generosity is more than that. When we think of “generosity” our thoughts usually go first to gifts of money, goods, and charitable acts. These kinds of giving are important to us all. However at this time of the year, when such ...

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Moderator’s medals recognise service

(Left to right) Shirley Wyatt, Don Leckenby, Doreen Coker, Joyce Cunningham, Melva Bryant, Jane Frazer Cosgrove and Aunty Jean Phillips with their awards. Photo by Holly Jewell.

Every 18 months UnitingCare Queensland recognises significant contributions to the community made by volunteers. Journey reports. Twelve Queensland volunteers have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the community by being awarded a 2014 Moderator’s Community Service Medal. Seven of the 12 recipients were presented their medals by Queensland Uniting Church Moderator Rev David Baker and UnitingCare Queensland CEO Anne ...

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Breaking the silence about mental health

A Nouwen Network gathering in Fairfield, Brisbane

Mental health is not the absence of illness, but a way of living. Dianne Jensen reports. “One of the big things I’ve learnt from my son’s illness is not to be judgemental. You never know what people are going through.”—Lyndal Hutton. According to mental health charity SANE Australia, nearly half the Australian population will experience mental illness at some stage ...

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