Sports Chaplaincy Australia visited Port Lincoln from September 11 to 13 to provide training for local Sports Chaplains in the area. Minister’s Association chairman Pastor Rob Schubert of the Lutheran Church said it was another example of Christian churches in Port Lincoln cooperating in order to serve their community.
Danny McDowell from Pleasant St Baptist Church in Ballarat was announced as the new Greater Western Victoria Rebels (AFL TAC Cup) Chaplain this week.
In mid-April, Tim Argall will be heading to a country in western Asia to work with a multi-national group from a number of countries discussing the development of Sports Chaplaincy.
Recently I visited a pastor who has commenced his ministry in a small country town where he is the only full-time minister. When I asked where he went if he wanted to take his wife and family out for a meal, he said “to the sporting club up the road on Thursday nights”. The town’s sporting facilities were magnificent.
A follow-up from last week’s article “Rural Church Sponsors Local Football and Netball Club” chaplain Graeme Mancer from Bright Church of Christ wrote, “Further to your encouraging article
SCA continues to play a significant role assisting Sports Chaplaincy Hong Kong (SCHK) launch their sports chaplaincy ministry. Training over 280 people from across Asia in the past three years to serve as chaplains to sports across countries such as the Philippines, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, China and Macau.
Asher Kirby from the southern metro CBT in Melbourne ran a Level 1 Certificate of Community Sports Chaplaincy training night at Sandringham Yacht Club with 17 in attendance.
Steve Stubbings and Cam Butler recently caught up with Canberra Raiders Chaplain John Woods at Etihad Stadium. Woods moved to the ACT with his family in 1960 after leaving Napier…