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

The Faricys moved to Kununurra in August 2017 where they 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.

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

The Faricys' June Prayer Points

  • Give thanks for Bush Church Aid 100 years and their support of St. James Kununurra.
  • Pray that the many visitors that come via St. James during the dry season will encouraged and built up to live their lives for Jesus. Give thanks for the BCA nomads who have helped around church the last few weeks.
  • Give thanks to God for we have just finished a new church office on our church site. Pray that God will use this to create gospel opportunities amongst church members and in our community.
  • Pray for St. James as we spend time in Deuteronomy. Pray that God would apply his word to our hearts by his Spirit so that we would choose life.
  • Pray for our family in what is a busy time of year with many visitors.