Everyone Matters – Toowoomba, a Model City of Peace and Harmony

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Sunday – July 15, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Christadelphian Perspective’

by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday – July 10, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Spiritualist Perspective’

by Reverend Dorothy Woodside,

Minister of the Toowoomba Spiritualist Church

Tuesday – July 3, 2018

‘Code of Conduct from a Catholic Perspective’

by Nicole Rangiira, Pastoral Care in Health Care

Tuesday – May 15, 2018

Having Doubts

by John Agnew, Past Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Sunday – May 6, 2018

Part Two: Unconference Dialogue on

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’,

chaired by Dr Joseph Paul Ozawa,

Clinical Psychologist Asian American Christian Counseling Service, Inc.

Sunday - April 29, 2018

‘Part Two: The Christadelphians and their beliefs’ by Jagdish Narayan

Sunday - April 22, 2018

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’ by

John Agnew, Past Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Tuesday – April 17, 2018

Serving Humanity Beyond the Boundaries of Faith’ by

The Revd Canon Richard Tutin, General Secretary, Queensland Churches Together

Sunday – March 25, 2018

Are Religion and Culture Sources of Strength in Today’s Society?

by Most Reverend Robert M McGuckin, Catholic Bishop of Toowoomba

Tuesday – March 6, 2018

'The significance of Ancestral Remembrance Ceremonies from the Catholic Perspective'

by Reverend Zhou Jingxun

Sunday – March 4, 2018

'The significance of Ancestral Remembrance Ceremonies from the Lutheran Perspective'

by Reverend Martin Yee

Sunday – February 18, 2018

Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century

by Associate Professor Keith Thompson, Associate Professor of Law and

the Associate Dean at the Sydney School of Law, University of Notre Dame

Tuesday – February 13, 2018

Identifying and Promoting Universal Principles and Values

by Rt Rev'd Professor Stephen Pickard,

Assistant Bishop in the Canberra-Goulburn Diocese,

and Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

Tuesday – January 30, 2018

Strengthening Communities Through Religious and Cultural Understanding

by Bishop Cameron Venables, Anglican Bishop for the Western Region,

Chair of Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Tuesday – January 23, 2018

Ancestral Remembrance -Life after death- Christadelphian perspective

Sunday – December 31, 2017

The Christadelphians and their beliefs’ (part one)

by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday – December 26, 2017

Knowing Yourself

by Reverend Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary Queensland Churches Together

Sunday – December 24, 2017

Christmas – Here we go again

by Reverend Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary Queensland Churches Together

Tuesday – December 12, 2017

The Way to Happiness - An Anglican Perspective

by Father Mark Carlyon,

Parish Priest, Anglican Parish of St James’ Toowoomba

Sunday – December 3, 2017

Light the World’ by Steve Smith and Evelyn Ray,

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Toowoomba.

Tuesday – November 14, 2017

Judgement’ by John Agnew,

Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Tuesday – November 7, 2017

The Way to Happiness - An LDS Perspective’ by Steve Smith,

a Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Toowoomba.

Tuesday – October 31, 2017

The Way to Happiness – A Christadelphian Perspective

by Jagdish Narayan

Sunday – October 29, 2017

The Way to Happiness – A Uniting Church Perspective

by Reverend Heather Griffin, Secretary of the Uniting Church

Queensland Synod Interfaith Relationships Committee (SIRC)

Tuesday – October 24, 2017

The Way to Happiness – A Catholic Perspective

by Tom Duncan, Seminarian at Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba

Sunday – October 1, 2017

Evangelical from the Christian Perspective

by Nicole Rangiira, Catholic Diocese Toowoomba

Tuesday – September 5, 2017

The Role of Women in Christadelphian

by Jagdish Narayan

Sunday – September 3, 2017

Forgiveness’ by Reverend Heather Griffin,

Secretary of the Uniting Church

Queensland Synod Interfaith Relationships Committee (SIRC)

Sunday – July 30, 2017

‘Faith from a Christadelphian perspective’ by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday – June 13, 2017

‘Religious Influences and Impulses Impacting The Region – The Regional Experience’

by Father Constantine Osuchukwu, Chairman of the Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council,

Member of the Ballarat interfaith network

Tuesday – May 30, 2017

‘Terrorism and When will this End?’ by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday – May 9, 2017

‘Religion – A Source of Strength in a Challenging World’

by John Agnew, Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Sunday – April 30, 2017

Christian Charity-What is it? by Mr Jagdish Narayan

Sunday – April 16, 2017

Christian Attitudes and What that Means for us’

by John Agnew, Chair of Uniting Church Presbytery of the Downs

Tuesday – April 11, 2017

‘Basis for Interfaith Dialogue—Prospects and Challenges’

by The Revd Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together

Tuesday – March 14, 2017

‘Forging a Common Humanity through religious understanding and education’

by Dr Catrin H Williams, Reader in New Testament Studies,

University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter Campus

Tuesday – February 28, 2017

Forging Common Humanity through Understanding of Religion and Education

by Jagdish Narayan

Sunday – February 19, 2017

Living together

by Reverend Jed Perkins, Minister Emeritus of Unitarian Church

Sunday – February 12, 2017

Living Together in this Global Village - The Future & Challenges (Part Two)

by Bishop Cameron Venables, Anglican Bishop for the Western Region,

Chair of Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Tuesday – February 7, 2017

Living Together in this Global Village - The Future & Challenges (Part One)

by Bishop Cameron Venables, Anglican Bishop for the Western Region,

Chair of Toowoomba Interfaith Working Group

Tuesday – December 27, 2016

‘Reflection on life of Christ’

A Christian Perspective by Jagdish Narayan

Sunday – December 25, 2016

‘Christmas’

by Reverend Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary Queensland Churches Together

Tuesday – December 20, 2016

‘Promoting Interfaith Dialogue – A University Perspective’

by Professor Medwin Hughes,

Vice-Chancellor, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Sunday – December 11, 2016

‘Building Bonds of Humanity – A Faith Contribution’

by The Revd Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together, Australia

Sunday – November 27, 2016

‘Remembrance and Hope’ by Reverend Penny Jones,

Associate Priest, The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba

Sunday – November 2,0 2016

‘Understanding Social Justice’

Kim Walmsley,

Director Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Programs, Kath Dickson Family Centre

Dr Mark Copland,

Executive Officer, Social Justice Commission, Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba

Tuesday – November 15, 2016

‘Understanding Social Justice’

by Father Ray Crowley, Toowoomba Diocese chaplain to schools

Sunday – October 30, 2016

‘My Faith verses Political matters - A Christian Perspective’

by Jagdish Narayan

Tuesday – October 18, 2016

‘Religion and Humanity in Today’s World’ by Professor Medwin Hughes,

Vice-Chancellor, University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Sunday – October 16, 2016

‘St. Francis and How Much Is Enough?’ by Reverend Penny Jones,

Associate Priest, The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba

Sunday – September 25, 2016

‘Jihad of Jesus’ by The Reverend Dr Jonathan Inkpin,

Rector of The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba

Tuesday – September 13, 2016

‘Faith and Hope’ by John Agnew,

member of the Uniting Church

Sunday – September 4, 2016

‘Working together for God’

by Reverend Canon Richard Tutin,

General Secretary Queensland Churches Together

Sunday – August 28, 2016

Diets and Religion

A Christian Perspective by Jagdish Narayan

A Hindu Perspective by Sarwan Narayan

Sunday – August 21, 2016

‘Mary the Mother of God’

by Reverend Penny Jones, Associate Priest,

The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba

Tuesday – August 16, 2016

Family Home Evening

by Garth and Joanne Pitman,

members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sunday – August 14, 2016

A Christian Perspective on

‘What does it mean for a person of faith on social media?’

by Louise Ryan

Sunday – July 31, 2016

Medicine and Religion

A Christian Perspective by Jagdish Narayan

A Hindu Perspective by Sarwan Narayan

Tuesday – July 26, 2016

‘Seven Principles’

by Margaret Briggs and Reverend Dorothy Woodside,

Minister of the Toowoomba Spiritualist Church

Sunday – July 24, 2016

A Reflection about Hildegard of Bingen

by Reverend Penny Jones, Associate Priest,

The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba

Tuesday – July 19, 2016

Christian Virtues (Part Two)’

by Reverend Martin Yee, Lutheran Church in Singapore

Sunday – July 17, 2016

Christian Virtues (Part One)’

by Reverend Martin Yee, Lutheran Church in Singapore

Tuesday – July 5, 2016

‘Prayer’

by John Agnew, member of the Uniting Church

Sunday – July 3, 2016

‘Quaker Testimony to Simplicity’

by Anthony Arden and Simon Glen

Tuesday – June 28, 2016

Science and Religion

A Christian Perspective by Jagdish Narayan

A Hindu Perspective by Sarwan Narayan

Sunday – June 12, 2016

‘Christian Mystic and Saint’

by The Rev’d Graham Warren, The Anglican Parish of St Luke Toowoomba

Tuesday – June 7, 2016

‘Forgiveness’

by John Agnew, member of the Uniting Church

Sunday – June 5, 2016

‘The Golden Rule of Jesus Christ’

by Reverend Martin Yee, Lutheran Church in Singapore

Tuesday – May 31, 2016

Filial Piety (Part Two)’

by Reverend Martin Yee, Lutheran Church in Singapore

Sunday – May 29, 2016

Filial Piety (Part One)’

by Reverend Martin Yee, Lutheran Church in Singapore

Sunday – May 22, 2016

‘Personal Responsibility, Life and Death from a Spiritualist Perspective’

by Reverend Dorothy Woodside, Minister of the Toowoomba Spiritualist Church

Tuesday – May 10, 2016

‘What is Ecumenism?’ and ‘Refugees and Asylum Seekers and the Two Easters’

by Reverend Canon Richard Tutin, General Secretary Queensland Churches Together

Sunday – May 8, 2016

Water

A Christian Perspective by Jagdish Narayan

A Hindu Perspective by Sarwan Narayan

Sunday – May 1, 2016

‘Pefect Love’ by John Agnew, member of the Uniting Church

‘Role of women in Islam’ by Mukminah Abdul Razak

Tuesday - April 19, 2016

Opening Address by Sister Beryl Gleeson, St Anthony's Church

‘Our Identity as Women in Community’ by Mary Wagner

Sunday - April 17, 2016

Consideration

Tony Arden, Member of Quaker faith

Laraine May, Manager at the Lifeline Darling Downs’s Emporium bookshop

Sunday - April 3, 2016

Heart to Heart – Interfaith Dialogue:

Ways of celebrating our common ground and valuing our differences

by Trish Sheely, Member of St Theresa’s Parish, Toowoomba

Sunday - March 27, 2016

Opening Address

by Denis McAleer, a member of the Toowoomba Churches Together

The Road Ahead from Ecumenism to Interfaith: A Christian Perspective

by Father Franco Filipetto, Parish Priest at Warwick, and Dean of the Area

The Road Ahead from Ecumenism to Interfaith: A Community Perspective

by Sergeant Scott McGrath, Head of Crime Prevention Unit

Sunday - January 24, 2016

‘The Gift of Faith’

by Bishop Cameron Venables, Bishop for the Western Region

‘The Common Ground of Care’

by Mrs Sharon Kirk, Presbytery Minister Uniting Church in Australia Downs Presbytery

Sunday - January 17, 2016

‘Be a Model and Inspiration to All’

by The Revd Canon Richard Tutin, General Secretary of Queensland Churches Together

‘Inclusive Diversity, Inclusive Society’

by Pastor Ian Shelton, Chair, Christian Leaders’ Network

Sunday - January 3, 2016

‘Inclusive Society’ by Barry Sheehan, Consultant and Psychologist

‘The Call to Change – The Vatican's Message’

by V. Rev. Brian Sparksman,

Episcopal Vicar for Ecumenism & Interfaith Dialogue, Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba

Sunday - December 27, 2015

Christmas Music by Fay Jorgensen and Margaret Proellocks

from the Toowoomba Philharmonic Society

Sunday - December 20, 2015

Festival: Christmas

Sunday - December 13, 2015

‘What is Interfaith’ by Kathryn Sternes

‘Debunking myths, celebrating common ground and valuing difference in other religions’

by Trish Sheely

Sunday - November 29, 2015

Interview with Reverend Jonathan Inkpin: 8 songs

Sunday - October 18, 2015

Launch of the Toowoomba City Labyrinth at St. Luke's church

A sharing by participants on ‘Inclusive Diversity - Inclusive Society’ workshop

Introduction to Christianity – A Uniting Church Perspective by Reverend Andrew Gillies

Sunday - October 4, 2015

Introducion and history of the Labyrinth

Family Home Evening

by Garth and Joanne Pitman, members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sunday - August 30, 2015

Introduction to Christianity – A Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Perspective by Bishop John Rea and Vivienne Rea

Filial Piety by Venerable Wu Ping

Sunday - August 23, 2015

Trust in relationship

Panel members

Maria O'Keefe, Elaine Coates and Simon Glen

Maria O'Keefe, Chief Operating Officer Human Services at Lifeline Darling Downs

Elaine Coates, Music Director in Women In Harmony Choir

Simon Glen, member of the Quaker faith

Sunday - July 12, 2015

Interview with Reverend Natalie Adams: 5 songs

Festival: Eid by Kamariah Mohd

Sunday - June 28, 2015

Compassion for the poor

Panel members – Reverend Penny Jones, Carmel Tulloch, and Sister Dedrie

Sunday - June 21, 2015

A conversation on interfaith relation

with Reverend Jed Perkins, Reverend Dorothy Woodside and Muhammed Haniff

Reverend Jed Perkins represent the Unitarian,

Reverend Dorothy Woodside represent the Spiritualist,

and Muhammed Haniff represent the Muslims

Sunday - June 7, 2015

Christian sacred music by Reverend Penny Jones

Sunday - May 17, 2015

Buddhist, Christian, Hindu and Muslim meditation using beads.

Sunday - May 24, 2015

Introduction to Quaker by Tony Arden

Introduction to Christianity – A Catholic Perspective by Michael Hart

Festival: Pentecost by Michael Hart

Sunday - May 3, 2015

Festival: Vesek by Venerable Wu Ping

Introduction to Christadelphians by Jagdish Narayan

Introduction to USQ Multifaith Centre by Evan Reichelt

Sunday - April 26, 2015

Introduction to Christianity – An Anglican Perspective by Reverend Penny Jones

Introduction to Humanism by Dr Frank Hepple

Introduction to Aboriginal Spirituality by Kim Walmsley

Sunday - April 5, 2015

Introduction to the program and Pure Land Learning College Association

Introduction to Buddhism by Venerable Wu Ping

Festival: Easter by Reverend Penny Jones and Reverend Jonathan Inkpin

Festival: Passover by Rabbi Don Levy