Anglican Cursillo Movement Diocese of Southern Queensland (Brisbane)
November 23rd 2019
Theme: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
Over 60 people from all over the Diocese gathered at St Mark's Anglican Church at Daisy Hill for the Diocesan Ultreya. The Witness Speaker Shawn Slade told us he didn't see himself as fearfully and wonderfully made but that was how God see him. He shared his story about how he has opportunities share God's message in his job as a Truck Driver instructor. The story about how you taught a deaf woman to drive a crash gearbox 22 tonne truck was was inspiring. Thank You Shawn for sharing your story.
November 2nd 2019
Peninsula Cursillistas hosted over 40 people from all over the Diocese at The Church of the Risen Christ Anglican Church at Deception Bay. The Witness Speaker Trevor Andrew shared his story about how he was brought up in the church but turned away. When his mother was diagnosed as terminally ill he moved to Qld from Sydney to be by her side. He learned his parents had been praying for him all those years. He decided it was time to go back to church and found a wonderful welcome at Freshwater Parish. But he still had a fear of God. On his Cursillo weekend God spoke to him and told him not to be afraid. He has not looked back since and is involved in Men's ministry in his Fourth day Thank You Trevor for sharing your story.
October 19th 2019
Theme: Giving & Receiving
Highfields Cursillistas hosted over 40 people from all over the Diocese at St Anne's Anglican Church. The Witness Speaker was Sally Turnbull who shared her story of her life and how she was always giving and ministering to others. Due to her recent illness she has been unable to continue this and now it was her receiving the gift of being ministered to. It was an inspiring talk of how God is in the midst of suffering to bring hope and comfort. Thank You Sally for sharing your story.
July 6th 2019
Chinchilla Cursillistas hosted over 30 people from all over the Diocese at St Cecilia's Anglican Church. Witness Speaker was Angela Slack who shared her story of her life growing up in the church. It was an inspiring talk of how her grandmother would pray every day instilling the virtue of intercessory prayer in Angela. Thank You Angela for sharing your life story.
May 25th 2019
Theme: All Are Welcome
Logan Cursillistas hosted over 50 people from all over the Diocese at St Marks Anglican Church at Slacks Creek. What a great day it was. Witness Speaker was Jan Sarie who shared her story of "Welcome". It was an inspiring talk of how Jan felt loved within the Church especially after her husband had passed away. Thank You Jan for sharing your journey.
Gold Coast North
April 27th 2019
Theme: The Joy of the Lord is my Strength
Gold Coast North Cursillistas made us
feel very welcome as they hosted around 40 people from all over the Diocese.
Witness Speaker was
Marilyn Pappas who gave an inspiring address about how her son struggled through a custody access battle for their grandson and she didn't see her grandson for 4 years but her faith held strong and access was granted fortnightly.
A great day of joyful singing, praise and worship of our Lord was had by everyone who attended.
March 9th 2019
Theme: Come As You Are
Warwick Cursillistas made us
feel Welcome as they hosted around 40 Cursillistas from far
Witness Speaker was
Jen-Rose Holmes who gave an inspiring address about how her life changed after the loss of her husband in the early 2000's and the influence of Cursillo when she made her Cursillo in 2017
Rev'd Heather and Bp Cam gave beautiful reflections to Jen-Rose's Witness Talk
A great day was had by all
9 February 2019.
Theme : Water
about 40 people enjoyed uplifting singing, inspiring talks and delicious afternoon tea at St Paul's Maryborough.
The church was decorated beautifully with blue and white balloons and water features.