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Cape York nets a fisher of men

Rev Craig Mischewski with his boat. Photo: John Harrison

Rev Craig Mischewski began his ministry in a remote cattle camp in the Northern Territory, and he is still more than happy to leave the city lights behind. John Harrison talks to the new Uniting Church minister serving the isolated communities of western Cape York. New Zealand-born Rev Craig Mischewski is a big man with a big heart and an ...

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North Queensland camp creates counter-cultural community

Participants at the North Queensland Presbytery kids’ campout. Photo was supplied.

Last month, 15 leaders of North Queensland Presbytery’s annual kids’ campout embarked on the mission to create a counter-cultural camp community. Ashley Thompson reports. Children from congregations as far and wide as Ingham, Charters Towers, Townsville and Burdekin gathered for the North Queensland Presbytery annual kids’ campout in August. Organised by volunteers from local congregations, 15 adults gave up their ...

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Unfreeze the past, create the future

The Year of Living the Gospel.

Past success shouldn’t rule out innovation in the future. North Queensland Presbytery minister Rev Garry Hardingham encourages the Uniting Church to continue to be a pioneer in faith and service. One of the problems of viewing the world through a rear-view mirror is not being able to focus on what’s in front of you. In April, my fellow ex-flying patrol ...

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