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Tickets are now available for the 2015 Lord Mayor's Prayer Breakfast to be held at City Hall on Thursday 7 May 2015, 6.45am for 7.30am commencement.
Keynote Speaker - Ms Anne Cross
This year's keynote speaker will be Ms Anne Cross, Chief Executive Officer of UnitingCare Queensland since November 2003. She is also the Chair of Australian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS Ltd), UnitingCare Queensland's aged and community services in the Northern Territory. Anne is the 2014 Australian Business Woman of the Year, and is also this year's winner for the government and community category in Australia.
Anne has recently been a member of the Queensland Government Domestic and Family Violence Taskforce led by Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO. Anne's keynote address will explore the issue of Domestic Violence. She will also hold an interactive Q&A session following the breakfast (commencing 8.45am), where audience members will be invited to ask questions.
Donations made at this year's breakfast will assist the Hope Foundation, a national charity, based in Brisbane, supporting women wanting a life of change from addictions and/or the sex industry.
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‘If it weren’t for Aldi this wouldn’t be happening’, The Dean of St John’s Cathedral, Brisbane, Dr Peter Catt, said.
‘It was a close thing.’
Last year the only chocolate egg to be seen at St John’s was the one pictured on the Cathedral’s notice board.
‘Last year we made the decision to abandon chocolate eggs after a fruitless search for eggs certified to be ‘slavery-free’’’, Dr Catt said
Sunday 29th March
Debate the Preacher Evensong homilies offered by The Rev'd Dr Margaret Mayman from Pitt St Uniting Church, Sydney, on the Third Sunday in Lent, 15th March 2015 and The Rev'd Canon Richard Tutin of Queensland Churches Together on the Fourth Sunday in Lent, 22nd March March 2015.
Homily offered by The Rev'd Canon Dr Nigel Leaves for The Fifth Sunday in Lent, 22nd March 2015.
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The Anglican Board of Mission has launched an Emergency Appeal following Cyclone Pam which hit Vanuatu on March 14, cutting communications and leaving communities across the islands with no infrastructure.
A State of Emergency has been being declared following the cyclone which left eight people confirmed dead when it hit the 65 islands with a total population of 267,000. The death toll is expected to rise significantly once communication is re-established with areas outside Port Villa, the capital city.
In this issue:
Helping Homeless Youth
Guest Speaker: The Hon. Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO
Tuesday 5th May, 12.30pm
The funds raised this year at the luncheon will be directed to youth homelessness services provided by Anglicare Southern Queensland.