Fresh Hope Housing Partners with WelcomeMat

Fresh Hope Housing Partners with WelcomeMat

In recent years Fresh Hope have found that there is an opportunity to work within our movement of churches to help position their excess land or housing stock (e.g. manses) for community housing. This has led to the establishment of Fresh Hope Housing, which is the...
Conference Executive recommends new Executive Ministry Director

Conference Executive recommends new Executive Ministry Director

Daz Farrell has been recommended as Fresh Hopes new Executive Ministry Director. Dear ministry partners, As you are aware, for the last six months Conference Executive have been engaged in the process of recruiting a new Executive Ministry Director (EMD), since Andrew...
Safe Water September

Safe Water September

Photo: Participating in Safe Water September has been an awareness-raising challenge for Kodie.  Lusi, Kodie and Sam share a thirst for a good challenge and a good cause, so this year they took on Safe Water September 2020. Here they reflect on their experiences. Lusi...
Tops on Tour 2020

Tops on Tour 2020

Photo: Staff and interns from the Tops enjoyed the dirt bike trails at Mountain Trails Adventure School near Wee Jasper as part of their tour of Christian Camping ministries in NSW and ACT.   By Josh Gibbon Seven nights, 20 hours on the road, five unique...
Gifts of beauty for the hurting

Gifts of beauty for the hurting

Photo: The gift of a beautiful handmade quilt lifted the spirits of Clelland Lodge resident John Parker By Emily Ferguson Living in a residential aged care service is not what John Parker expected to be doing at the age of 67. But his spirits were lifted when Rachel...
Front row seats in a miracle

Front row seats in a miracle

Photo: ThriveCru’s ministry began out of the boot of Liana Swanepoel’s car two years ago. By Emily Ferguson When Susana’s husband Nathan was hospitalised with depression for six weeks in March last year, her friend Liana Swanepoel told her – without a hint...