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Community engagement bears fruit on King Island

A growing congregation, a thriving youth group and upcoming Alpha courses for youth and adults are just some of the fruit that Chris & Wendy Thiele are seeing from their ministry on King Island.
  • November 30, 2021
  • Thiele

A bright light of hope in Mallaccota

Nearly two years on from the devastating bushfires of 2019/2020 Mallacoota continues to face challenges with housing availability and trauma recovery, but ministry goes on with Jude & Andy Benton reaching out to their community and providing a bright light of hope through the gospel of Christ.
  • November 30, 2021
  • Benton

Many reasons to rejoice in Kununurra

With a growing Sunday morning congregation, a search for a new Children’s and Youth Worker and an extension of two years on their time in Kununurra, there are many reasons to rejoice for Daniel & Bec Faricy.
  • November 30, 2021
  • Faricy

The Real Australian Summer 2021 Editorial

A couple of quick trivia questions to start: 1. Of the 23 Anglican Dioceses in Australia, how many of them have BCA Field Staff serving there? 2. And, in what state is the Diocese of the Murray? (You can find the answers at the end of this editorial.)
  • November 30, 2021

Seeking more gospel workers for the harvest field

BCA’s mission has always been to bring the Good News of Christ to the outermost parts of Australia, and we are very excited to begin the search for more gospel workers for Christ’s harvest field.
  • November 30, 2021

Learning on the job in Alice Springs

It has been eleven months since Topher, Chica, Daniel and Laura Hallyburton moved to Alice Springs. As a ministry trainee, Topher is learning on the job working alongside former Field Staff Kristan Slack. Not only does he preach one in three Sundays, Topher also has the amazing opportunity to learn from the six other clergy who currently worship at the Anglican Church of the Ascension.
  • November 30, 2021
  • Hallyburton

Post & Rails Summer 2021

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family...
  • November 30, 2021
  • Queensland/Nth NSW, Western Australia, New South Wales / ACT, Langmead, Kelly, Klouth, Carleton

New Field Staff for Cloncurry

After being vacant since 2019, I’m delighted to announce that new Field Staff are moving to Cloncurry in 2022.Simon & Angela Owen, together with their daughters Grace and Esther will commence their service in Cloncurry on Palm Sunday 2022.
  • November 29, 2021
  • Owen

Watsons on the move

Jim & Natalie Watson, together with Jesse, Matthew, Luke and Isabel are on the move. They’re concluding their time at Nungalinya College, but not leaving the Top End. The Watsons will continue serving in the NT with Jim taking on a trade/training role at Northern Territory Christian Schools.
  • November 29, 2021
  • Watson

Diocese of Central Queensland Registrar

Jennifer Hercott, who has been acting in the role of Registrar for the Diocese of Central Queensland during the past year, has been formally appointed to the role, with BCA providing financial support.
  • November 25, 2021
  • Hercott

First Nations Training Initiative

In 2022, BCA will partner with the Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship of Australia Inc in supporting Dennis Taylor as the principal of the First Nations Ministry Training Initiative.
  • November 25, 2021
  • Taylor

Changes for the WA Regional Office

After spending 17 of the past 21 years with BCA, Rob Healy has announced he will conclude his service with us at the end of 2021. This is sad news for the Society and for the WA region in particular.
  • November 4, 2021
  • Western Australia

A move for the Klouths

At the end of this month, Steven & Caitlin Klouth will move to Bathurst to continue their training at All Saints Cathedral.
  • November 4, 2021
  • Klouth

Changes in the NSW/ACT Regional Office

Today I’m writing to you with an announcement which is particularly sad news for the NSW/ACT Region of BCA but also the wider BCA Family. NSW/ACT Regional Officer Ted Brush, who has been in the role since January 2018, has announced he will leave us in early 2022 to take up a part-time role at the Centre for Ministry Development at Moore College.
  • September 23, 2021
  • New South Wales / ACT

New ministry family for Norfolk Island

Today I’m delighted to announce that Laurie & Rebecca Carleton, together with their children Olivia, Claudia and Harry, will commence ministry at the Church of England on Norfolk Island next year. The Carletons will continue the work of the Fell family who conclude their almost seven years of service on Norfolk at the end of next month.
  • September 7, 2021
  • Fell, Carleton

Changes in Bendigo

From 2022 Jacob & Sarah Kelly will be part of a new ministry team for the parishes of Kyabram and Tongala/Stanhope in the Diocese of Bendigo. Jacob will work alongside The Revd Peter Downes to provide leadership, care and nurture in the parishes.
  • September 7, 2021
  • Kelly

Post & Rails Spring 2021

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family...
  • August 31, 2021
  • Fell, Hallyburton, Ireland, Horne, RBell

Norfolk Island - a great place to enjoy creation

We were happily serving at St Matt’s Manly when we read an article about Norfolk Island. We had a growing conviction that our next location should be somewhere less reached and resourced. It was mid-2014 and we thought 2018 sounded like a good time to make a move which gave us time to grow towards what seemed like such a big change....
  • August 30, 2021
  • Fell

An Indigenous view of reconciliation

We have just celebrated two important events in the life of our country: that of Reconciliation and NAIDOC week.
  • August 29, 2021
  • Naden

The Real Australian Spring 2021 Editorial

“YES! That is exactly what I think too.” It doesn’t always happen, but sometimes I find myself almost cheering as I progress from one paragraph to the next when reading an article...
  • August 28, 2021