Talking 100 Years – URBAN MISSION & REGIONAL RENEWAL

Talking 100 Years – URBAN MISSION & REGIONAL RENEWAL

Photo: God’s mission for cities requires less institutional responses in increasingly fragmented communities. Issue Five: A Fresh Hope Horizon Paper – July 2020       Introduction Fresh Hope has five strategic themes emerging from our ethos within a 100-year horizon...
Fresh Hope Collective 2020

Fresh Hope Collective 2020

Registrations for this year’s Collective gathering have now opened. This year’s “hybrid” event will  incorporate both face-to-face and online streaming sessions, to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. Hosted by Fresh Hope at The Tops Conference Centre in Stanwell Park,...
An egg-cellent new way to bless the community

An egg-cellent new way to bless the community

Photo: Callala Christian Community Church pastor Kevin Kettlewell (left) hands a dozen eggs to one of the distribution team members Denise Mulligan. By Emily Ferguson It might seem a small thing to bless a neighbour with some eggs, but for Callala Christian Community...
On the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan

On the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan

Photo: Sitting by the river gives Wadjak community leader Dena Gower a place to remember her people’s past. Wadjak community leader, Dena Gower, walks down to the banks of the Derbarl Yerrigan in Western Australia. Now commonly known as the Swan River, this is...
When creativity meets mission

When creativity meets mission

Photo: Katoomba Lighthouse pastor Kristin Dalbrun (left) collaborated with local artist Emily Lane to transform the church’s foyer. By Emily Ferguson A large sculpted gumtree now stands invitingly in the foyer of a church building that aptly resembles a mountain...