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"We will come back changed. Of that I am certain. But of course that is the reason why you go on pilgrimage in the first place, to find the holy, stumble upon God in action, and be changed forever by the expereince." - Canon Trevor Dennis

 

Young Anglican Fellowship/ABM Desert Journey Scholarships

In the death of Jesus the reconciliation achieved between God and the world is
pre-eminently a transformation, an expansion of horizons.

 Rowan Williams

EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS

 Young Anglican Fellowship/ABM Desert Journey Scholarships 

What: Two days in Alice Springs learning about language, culture, land and spirituality from local Aboriginal elders and participating in reflection sessions on desert spirituality and social change, and a four night 4WD Drive desert journey into the East McDonnell Ranges led by John Cavanagh, an Eastern Arrente Elder and traditional healer.

When: Saturday 22 July to Saturday 29 July, 2017

Who: Are you 18-30? Interested in finding out more about Aboriginal culture?  Drawn to the Australian Desert? Willing to reflect on your life and faith with people from a variety of backgrounds?  Up for basic bush living? - You will be sleeping in a swag, helping to set up camp and cook meals outdoors, and camping without electricity and shower/toilet facilities.   

Cost: The Scholarship will cover all costs once you arrive in Alice Springs.  You will need to provide (or fundraise) your airfare to and from Alice Springs. If this would prevent you coming, please let us know in your application. 

How: Complete the application form and submit to Celia Kemp. We are able to fund 3-4 attendees.

Download a 'Spirit Journey' application form here.

Applications must be received by the end of May 2017.

All enquiries and applications to: Celia Kemp, Reconciliation Coordinator by email reconciliation@abm.asn.au or phone +61 3 8899 6480. Full details are on the form. 

 

Jerusalem by night


Palestine of Jesus Course – St George's College Jerusalem

St George's College Jerusalem is a continuing education centre for the Anglican Communion. It offers a range of short courses suitable for clergy and anybody interested in expanding their understanding of the scriptures in their original geographic setting.

St George's College holds a reputation for outstanding Biblical scholarship. Over the years, hundreds of Australians have joined people from all over the world in travelling to St George's College Jerusalem to deepen and explore their faith. Those who have been can testify to an intensely moving, enlightening, life-changing experience.

The College is located on the grounds of St. George's Cathedral in the Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem, five minutes walk from the Old City of Jerusalem.

Everyone is welcome to make enquiries about attending a course at St George's College. The current course timetable along with further information is available from the College website www.saintgeorgescollegejerusalem.com.

St George's College Jerusalem has a regional committee for Australia and New Zealand that regularly arranges organised visits to the College. To find out more about trips that are currently planned please contact Robert McLean


Are you interested in what a pilgrimage is like?

Go to our Pilgrimage Stories section to read about the experiences of others who have been on ABM's pilgrimages.