Hairdresser Maree Slegers realised getting a professional haircut was often out of reach for many people dealing with rising costs of living, so she decided to do something about it with her church.
Volunteers across Victoria are baking 79,000 biscuits to send to prisoners this Easter.
St Mark’s Fitzroy hopes to send a message of acceptance to trans and gender diverse people following several anti-trans rallies.
Maya Pilbrow 17 March 2023 A church in Glenroy has found a new way to reinvigorate its ministry while helping serve the community. The Anglican Parish of St Matthew’s Glenroy with St Linus’ Merlynston has had an ongoing relationship with disability support service Onemda for over two years. Onemda rents space from the parish. As […]
Cost-of-living increases affecting refugee and asylum seeker communities have spurred St John’s Bentleigh to expand their food collection and donation program.
A month on from the devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria, here’s how one youth group is helping with relief efforts.
Churches have the power to bring communities together in service to others, according to experts and those with experience.
By Mark Brolly The flagship publication of Ethos: the Evangelical Centre for Christianity and Society, which is led by Melbourne Anglican priest and academic the Revd Dr Gordon Preece, has won the premier honour of the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA), the Gutenberg Award. Zadok Perspectives and Papers, of which Dr Preece has been Commissioning […]
Hospital staff have shared with me a common theme about their anxiety and the very real threat, both physical and emotional, during the global COVID-19 pandemic: facilitating loved ones to say their final goodbyes to COVID positive patients via an iPad instead of at their bedside has challenged their moral values of person-centred care and what exemplifies a respectful and reverent death.