Diocese of North West Australia

Kununurra is a mining and agricultural town in north-west Australia, part of the Diocese of North West Australia. It is located in the far east of the Kimberley and is only 37 kilometres from the border with the Northern Territory. There is a population of approximately 7000, about half of whom are North Australian Indigenous peoples. The town is surrounded by irrigated farmland and the main industries of the town are farming, mining and tourism. In land size, the Kununurra Parish is larger than Victoria and many of the Christian programs in the area have an Indigenous focus.

Daniel & Rebecca Faricy

Children: Rachael (2013), Jessica (2015) Emily (2019)

Serving with BCA since August 2017

The Faricys serve as BCA Field Staff at St James Kununurra. In his role as Minister in Charge, Daniel aims to proclaim the good news of Jesus and present everyone mature in Christ.

Rebecca is a full-time Mum to Rachael, Jessica and Emily. She enjoys looking after the girls and getting involved in ministry.

Prior to moving to Kununurra, Daniel was assistant minister at Holy Trinity Anglican Church at Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains.

The Faricys' May Prayer Points
  • Give thanks for the many visitors we had over the Easter period. Pray that we’d have a good response to the Hope Explored course starting on Monday 2 May and that through this course non-Christians would become Christian.
  • Pray for Kununurra – we’ve made the news recently for the crime in town. Pray that the youth committing the crime would come to know Jesus. Give thanks that COVID restrictions have been eased the local youth group – Bethel, of Indigenous kids can start up again.
  • Give thanks for our grow groups (Bible Study). Pray that each group would grow as they study God’s word. Pray that new members at church would join our Grow groups.
  • Give thanks for family time together over the school holidays, for being able to enjoy God’s creation in the Kimberley.