Events for the Heart and Mind – 22nd April

calendar-150px1In this issue: International Commemoration Day;  Samson and Delilah film preview; Ministry advantage and leading from your strengths; 2009 Rob Riley Memorial Lecture; ICAN – ‘Soldiers of Peace’ Screening; Council of Christians and Jews Western Australia Cemetry walk; St George’s Cathedral Centre for Spirituality invites you to waste time with God; Saturdays at Wollaston; St George’s Cathedral Education Centre:The future of Christianity- What will it look like?”; Community Day – A day with St. Teresa of Avila.

International Commemoration Day

Workers in West Australia are being killed and injured at an alarming rate especially in our mining and construction sector. The rate is going up.
On Tuesday 28th April, join UnionsWA in remembering all workers who have been killed or injured in West Australian workplaces.
When: 28th April, 10.30am
Where: Solidarity Park, Cnr Parliament Pl & Harvest Tce
Who: Dave Robinson, Secretary Unions WA and guest speakers.
For more details, contact UnionsWA Linda Morich 9328 7877

‘Samson and Delilah’ fundraising preview – a One World Centre fundraising event.

‘Samson and Delilah’ is a movie set in a central Australian Aboriginal community. The movie premieres nationally on 7th May, but on the 30th of April, One World Centre is having a special preview with writer/director Warwick Thornton present to talk about the movie after the screening.
When: 6.30pm Thursday 30 April
Where: Luna Cinema Leederville
Price: $15, $12 unwaged. Tickets will be available at the door, or can be pre-booked at the One World Centre.
To book tickets, call the One World Centre on 9371 9133.

Ministry Advantage and Leading From Your Strengths

The guys from Ministry Advantage are coming! Two days of practical, stretching training on growing your teams. Designed so you can bring your team and interact with the material right there; these seminars are also suitable for to come on your own. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to access Ministry Advantage know-how!
Dates: Friday 22nd May (Ministry Advantage) & Saturday 23rd May (Leading From Your Strengths)
Time: 9am – 4pm (Registration from 8:30am)
Cost: $60 per day, or $100 to attend both days. Team rates available.
Venue: Parkerville Baptist Church, 910 Seaborn Street (cnr Seaborn St and Redfurn Rd), Parkerville
Please see the flyers attached to this email for more details on each seminar. To register, download a registration form from the Events page at, or contact us at Vose.
If you would like to know more about the value of Ministry Advantage, contact us at Vose and we’ll put you in touch will people who’ve experienced this training.

Katherine Smith  I  Events and Programmes
20 Hayman Road, Bentley WA 6102
T +61 (0)8 6313 6200  I  F +61 (0)8 6313 6299

2009 Rob Riley Memorial Lecture

Friday 8 May 2009
Celebration or Commiseration: Post Apology Blues. Presented by Dr Jackie Huggins AM, Deputy Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit at the University of Queensland and former Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia.
Haydn Williams Lecture Theatre
Building 405
Curtin University of Technology
Kent Street, Bentley
RSVP on (08) 9266 2563 or email by Monday 4 May 2009.

ICAN – ‘Soldiers of Peace’ Screening

ICAN – the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – will be holding a fundraising screening of the new documentary ‘Soldiers of Peace’ in Perth on May 8th. Soldiers of Peace illustrates beautiful and inspiring examples in which people and communities around the world are solving conflicts through active principles of non-violence. The current global challengers will require cooperation on a global scale unprecedented in human history. Peace is the essential pre-requisite because without it, we won’t be able to achieve the levels of cooperation inclusiveness and social equity necessary to solve these challenges. Narrated by Michael Douglas, this film features 14 inspiring stories from around the world.
When: Friday, May 8
Time: 7.30pm
Where: The Astor Cinema, 659 Beaufort St, Mt Lawley
Tickets: $20 (Pre-purchase online at

Council of Christians and Jews Western Australia Inc – “The Souls of the Righteous are in the Hand of the Lord”

A cemetery walk to look at Jewish and Christian graves and their iconography. With Mr Ken Arkwright OAM and Associate Professor Rowan Strong .
Where: Karrakatta Cemetery, Shenton Park.
When: Sunday 17 May, 3pm
Members and Guests welcome, meet at main cemetery gate, Railway Road.
Enquiries: 93644625


invites you to Waste Time with God:

NEW:  April 29, May 6 – –  5.15pm to 6.15pm  “Workers’ Coffee and Spirituality”.   ($5)

Registrations (for catering) by the Monday before the event to:  to Bishop David Murray, Cathedral Centre for Spirituality  –  Phone 9325 5766 or Email:

Saturdays at Wollaston

Journey to Wholeness

This is a series of Workshops that offer opportunities to explore in an experiential way aspects of Christian Spirituality that relate to wholeness.

16th May: The Ongoing Work of Forgiveness – Forgiving others: Forgiving Oneself – Michael Pennington
20th June: The Aramaic Lord’s Prayer with chant and dance – Olive Mason, Steve Runciman, Nirtana
18th July: Dying to Live: Living to Die – Elizabeth Millett
15th August: Dealing with Rejection with the Statements of Jesus from the Cross – Robert Drown
19th September: The Enneagram and Healing – Steve Runciaman
17th  October: Growing in Wisdom, Age and Grace – Exploring Women’s Spirituality – Tess Milne and Phyllis Genge
15th November: Healing in the Silence

Each workshop commences at 9.30am and concludes mid to late afternoon.  Cost for each workshop: $40 (Concession) including lunch.
A minimum of 10 participants is required for each workshop.
Further details on each workshop will be provided in our Newsletters together with a registration form.

Enquiries Maria Hann Phone 9286 0270
Registrations: Wollaston Education Centre                        Fax 9286 0260
Wollaston Road
Mount Claremont WA  6010

St George’s Cathedral Education Centre and the Institute for Anglican Studies

invites you to explore the topic “The future of Christianity-What will it look like?”
5 May Most Revd Dr Peter Carnley: The Future of Faith
12 May Ass. Prof. Andrew McGowan, Warden Trinity College Melbourne University : The Future of Ministry
19 May Sis. Ilia Delio, Washingotn Theological Union USA: the future of prayer
26th May Prof William Loader Murdoch University: Sexuality in the world of Jesus and the future
2 June Prof Phyllis Trible, Wake Forrest University USA ” the future role of scripture.

All sessions at 7.30pm followed by suport, in St George’s Cathedral Perth.  Cost $15 or 7.50 concession per session.
enquiries and bookings to 9325 5766 or email

Community Day:  A Day with St. Teresa of Avila

Saturday 2 May 2009.
You are invited to the Christian Meditation Community  Day –  led by Rev Tess Milne in the refreshing Swan Valley.
Time 10.00AM – 4.00PM – including input, friendly discussions and periods of meditation.
Instruction and support available.
All are welcome.
Entry by donation.    Tea/coffee provided.  BYO Lunch.
Venue: Susannah Brook Vineyards  43 Beryl Ave  Millendon.
Enquiries : CMC WA Ph: 9444.5810  Marian 9387.4716  Anne  9335.8142