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Labyrinth Spirituality

Labyrinth Spirituality

In recent decades the rediscovered meditative practice of labyrinth walking has been building in popularity across the world. Historically found in many ancient cultures it is believed to have been adopted into the Christian tradition around the fourth century. By the middle ages labyrinths were installed into cathedrals across europe, often along pilgrimage routes and sometimes seen as a ‘pilgrimage in-place’ in times when a pilgrimage to another place, such as the Holy Land, was difficult to make. Bishop Jeremy Greaves, contrasts mazes and labyrinths by saying: “A maze is designed so that you are tricked and confronted by choices…
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Taize and Evensong

Taize and Evensong

Taize is a peaceful time of prayers, poetry, chants and restful silence based on the approach of the Taize community in France. Taizé is an ecumenical Christian community known for its simple and meditative style of worship. The emphasis on simplicity and space, providing a unique opportunity for reflection. The community is open to people of all denominations and welcomes visitors from all over the world. Evensong is one of the treasures of the Anglican tradition - the office of sung evening prayer with the beauty of choral music. In 2024 Taize and Evensong will occur on the first Sunday…
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Join a Choir or Orchestra

Join a Choir or Orchestra

Communal music making inspires connection, shared leadership, and deep spiritual awe for the beauty that transforms our days and opens our hearts. Join one of these many musical groups hosted at St George's and led by our dear friend and acclaimed musical director, Kim Kirkman. Join the Sunday music team or one of the many community choirs and ensembles hosted at St George's.  If you are interested in joining in, contact  Kim on 0431 560 929 or  [email protected] Music Director: Kim Kirkman After originally training as a violist (B Mus), Kim moved to voice (Post Grad Dip) and became co-owner, musical director and member…
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Resources

Resources

Anglican Church Southern Queensland> Anglican Focus: News site> ACSQ: Official site Sermons> St John's Cathedral, Brisbane> The Ven Dr Lucy Morris, Archdeacon of the Sunshine Coast> Swallowsrest: The Rev'd Canon Marian Free> The Rev'd Dr Margaret Wesley> The Rev'd Suzanne Grimmett Spirituality> Spirit Matters> On The Way: Conversations that explore the gospel in our time. St Francis College Online Short Courses> Anglican Identity> Faith Asking Questions> What Matters About Jesus> Being Anglican> Exploring the Bible> Understanding Worship Advocacy> Equal Voices> Love Makes a Way> Australian Religious Response to Climate Change> Common Grace Reconciliation> First Nations Voice> Uluru Statement > A Voice In The Wilderness (Anglican Board of Mission study)> Common Grace> Red Shoes Walking (Glenn Loughrey is a Wiradjuri man…
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