There is a significant number of people originally from Papua New Guinea (PNG) who live in Cairns in Far North Queensland, and Trinity Lutheran Church community is finding more and more ways to engage and connect with them.
Like many others during COVID-19 church closures, St Johns Hope Vale in Far North Queensland has had to seek creative and technological ways to reach people. With shaky internet and very basic equipment, it was a huge challenge. But a new generation of people has stepped up.
For 68-year-old Queenslander Anne Maczkowiack, walking the 800-kilometre Camino De Santiago trail across Spain was only a part of a post-retirement reward in 2014. She and husband Robert decided to add an extra 300 kilometres to start from Barcelona. That says something about embracing opportunities
Ian (Watto) Watson, founder of the ‘Shed Happens’ movement, died yesterday, 5 December. ‘Every bloke’s a champion!’ was coined by Ian as a rallying encouragement to men to be all that God called them to be.
The homes of at least two LCA members from Townsville were inundated during the North Queensland city’s floods from late last month, in which 1.4 metres of rain fell in just 12 days and at least three people died.