Being Church in Rural Queensland

Written by Anglican, Catholic, Lutheran and Uniting Churches in Queensland Tuesday, 22 September 2009 00:51

This short foundational document was written in 1996 by church leaders of the Anglican, Lutheran, Roman Catholic and Uniting Churches in Queensland in order to encourage and support ecumenical initiatives in rural parts of Queensland. Its twelve articles address key areas of cooperation and understanding.


Nature and Mission of the Church

Written by WCC/Faith and Order Tuesday, 22 September 2009 00:44

"The Nature and Mission of the Church - A Stage on the Way to a Common Statement"

This extended text (about 18,000 words) was published in December 2005 and is the latest result from Faith and Order's study on Ecclesiology. It seeks to express common convictions about the church, its nature and mission, and to identify the ecclesiological issues which continue to divide the churches today.



A Century of Influence: the ASCM

Written by QCT Monday, 06 July 2009 23:55

Now not nearly as visible as it used to be on Australian campuses, the Student Christian Movement (SCM) has had a marked influence on many Australian leaders. A new book by Renate Howe outlines its influence over 100 years: A Century of Influence. The Australian Christian Student Movement, 1896-1996 by Renate Howe. This book will be launched in Brisbane on 7 October. Click here for details.


Joint Declaration on Justification

Written by QCT Friday, 15 May 2009 20:53

Download a three-session study guide for small groups dealing with the Joint Declaration on Justification signed in 1999 by the Roman Catholic Church and the Lutheran Church, later also signed by the Methodist Church.


Dialogues: Uniting Church

Written by QCT/Uniting Church Wednesday, 29 April 2009 00:50

This section provides some background to the dialogues involving the Uniting Church in Australia, with a link to documents and explanations.


QCT reaches out to victims of fire and flood

Written by QCT Saturday, 14 February 2009 03:41

Bushfire. Photo: Country Fire AuthorityQCT extends prayers and sympathies to the victims of the fires in Victoria and the floods in North Queensland. See the main article for a statement and related resources.


"Imagine: Peace" - WCC Advent resources

Written by WCC Tuesday, 02 December 2008 00:13

CandlesWCC has produced Advent resources for worship and other gatherings, on the theme of peace.


The Advent Daily Study Book

Written by QCT Wednesday, 26 November 2008 05:34

Click here to download the new Advent Daily Study Guide, produced by the North-East Brisbane Inter-Church Council. It contains a bible reading, reflection and prayer for each day.


The tempting lure of the status quo

Written by QCT Saturday, 12 July 2008 01:32

Noted Australian ecumenist David Gill explains why we cannot simply settle into the ecumenical status quo.


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