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Redcliffe (Qld) Explorers

This is a reminder that our Explorers’ Group will meet on Monday evening (5th August).As usual, we’ll gather in the ground floor community room at Azure Blue (91 Anzac Avenue, Redcliffe) at 6 p.m. for tea/coffee, biccies and a chat.

At about 6:30 Graeme Adsett will introduce Rev Dr Noel Davis’ book Effective Beliefs – Towards Individual and Group Harmony – A Challenge to people of Goodwill. Graeme will challenge us to reflect on Noel’s Attitude 3 ‘A Sense of Community’, and Attitude 4 ‘A Minimising of Tribalism’ through individual activity sheets and a general discussion on the concept of ‘Christian Humanism’.

Hoping to see you there, Ian Brown

Caloundra (Qld) EXPLORERS GATHERING     

Sunday  18th August  at 5pm

“CONVINCING WORDS AND CONVERSATION”

Our Sunday Gathering, 5pm -7pm, on 18th August, will be led by Caloundra Explorers

in Conversations championing ‘the power of the written word’ in its ability to ignite a life changing ‘conviction’ within our Christian spiritual journey.

You are invited to join in this special and intimate opportunity to be part of a ‘Conversation’ with other Explorers and our Regional Friends.

We have put a proposition to five of our Explorers and Friends:

“  Have you ever read just a few paragraphs in a book or blog and realised that you had been struck by an absolute awesome ‘insight’ or  ‘truth’, in fact, a “conviction’” that had you saying almost out aloud “that is right!” YES!”

“ Will you share these excerpts with us?”.

The intimacy and security of our Explorers fellowship allows us to fully explore these five situations. Each of our five Explorers will present their excerpt to us, with a personal comment supporting that ‘insight’… ie “the convincing words” that are so important to them.

 We can then discuss, within our Gathering, whether that ‘conviction shared’ has resonance with others as we look through that ‘writing’ and analyse, discuss, and contemplate why it elicited such an enthusiastic YES! from that Explorer.

When our guests’ list of authors includes Dominic Crossan and Richard Rohr, you can see that we are in for a really fascinating evening together.

WHEN:   Sunday Evening  18th August  at 5pm thru to approx 7-15pm.

WHERE:  Caloundra Uniting Church HALL   at  56 Queen Street Caloundra

OTHER INFO:  The Gathering includes a byo light finger food meal as well as a full opportunity to discuss the issues around your table with friends-old and new!

CONTACT:  Anne Hoogendoorn Ph.0419 976 372 or Margaret Landbeck Ph.0402851422 .

 EMAIL:  annehoog@me.com   or jjeverall@bigpond.com

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