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Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries

  On Easter Wednesday—the 50th anniversary of MLK’s assassination—our mentor and “mother of the movement” Liz McAlister, along with six Catholic Worker veterans, entered the Trident nuclear submarine base in Kings Bay, GA in order to begin the disarmament process.  Learn more about this action at www.facebook.com/Kingsbayplowshares/.  Who is this extraordinary woman?  As the first of our […]

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Christian Muslim Encounters

I’m excited to announce the launch of “An introduction to Christian Muslim Encounters” – a 4 week course at Blackburn Cathedral funded by Near Neighbours This course is an opportunity to explore Christianity & Islam, the journey begins by creating a safe space and exploring the following themes over the 4 weeks: Introduction to Christianity […]

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Interested In Anabaptist Studies?

Centre For Anabaptist Studies The core of the Centre is comprised of six modules that, uniquely in the United Kingdom, enable students to complete a course in Anabaptist Studies at Masters’ level. One of these is an introduction to research methodology, which our validating university requires for all MA courses (although this has been adapted […]

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Christian Witness In the Midst Of Capitalism

AAANZ Table Fellowship Webinar: Christian Witness In the Midst Of Capitalism Saturday 10 March, 5pm AEDST – Speaker: Jonathan Cornford, co-founder of Manna Gum, a ministry in good news economics. Jonathan is a humble, engaging and deeply knowledgeable speaker. He teaches and writes extensively about the Bible’s vision of economic and ecological justice and how this applies to […]

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Standing for Truth in a Post-Truth world

When: From 9 am till 11.30am, Saturday June 3 Where: House Centre, 69 Thomas St West End As always there will be tea and coffee available.   Naiara Carillo trained in journalism and is currently working on a PhD, looking at how food is presented in supermarkets in ways that influence our actions. Underlying ideas include how […]

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Community Course (June 24 – July 8)

Come To Our Community Orientation Course (June 24 – July 8, 2017) We would like to invite people who may be interested an intensive course with the Waiters ( waitersunion.org ) in West End, Brisbane mid-year. The course is a two-week, grass-roots, face-to-face, show-and-tell, do-it-and-discuss-it intro to compassionate Christ-like community work. Most of the time […]

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“The Administration of Fear”

Join us at the EMMANUEL CENTRE on 20 APRIL 2017 for “The Administration of Fear — technology, politics and religion” seminar with Dave Andrews and Dr Paul Tyson on Thursday 4 May, 12 noon–2.30pm. The French social theorist Paul Virilio has written an intriguing text titled “The Administration of Fear”. In this text, he points out […]

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Join us for the Palm Sunday Refugee Rally

Let’s make this a big one. Annual rally in King Gorge Square followed by a march to St John’s Cathedral where Very Rev Peter Catt will be speaking. The Cathedral was where the Sanctuary movement was born last year and has basically kept hundreds of people seeking asylum in our community from being deported. Many […]

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Nonviolent Interfaith Leadership Program

Applications Closing Soon!! 5pm Friday 17 March Applications for this wonderful program are closing soon. There are still limited places available. Please contact us now if you’d like to secure a final place. Click here to apply now www.nonviolentinterfaithleadership.org/ The Program 2 – 7 April 2017 This leadership program has so far benefited over 65 leaders across the […]

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Spirituality For Peacemakers Training

Culture wars dominate the headlines and the airwaves as conflicts over values, gender, race, and class show no signs of abating. In “Practicing Spirituality with Peacemakers” we offer an alternative way of living that is built on the strong spiritual foundations of nonviolence, living together harmoniously, forgiving and being reconciled with others, and seeking common […]

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Come And Join Us For Two Weeks

Come To Our Community Orientation Course (December 3-17, 2016) We would like to invite people who may be interested an intensive course with the Waiters ( waitersunion.org ) in West End, Brisbane in December. The course is a two-week, grass-roots, face-to-face, show-and-tell, do-it-and-discuss-it intro to compassionate Christ-like community work. Most of the time participants live […]

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Meet Dave Andrews In Europe

anti-Congress of Culture Animators, ECC, Lubiąż, Poland, 8/07/16 Animating Communities In A Time Of Conflict   Slot Art Festival, Lubiąż, Poland, 5-9/07/16 http://slot.art.pl The Blessed Revolution Religion, Violence & Nonviolence The Jihad Of Jesus My Magical Mystical Way Of Engaging The World   TaCesta Church, Prague, Czech 10/07/16 http://tacesta.cz Creating Radical Compassionate Inclusive Communities.   […]

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