SEEING CHAPLAINCY FOR WHAT IT REALLY IS

Prior to moving to Mount Gambier, Rohan Battersby spent 16 years as a Paramedic in Adelaide. “I was regularly expected to perform in difficult and complex situations…..I can honestly say that my role as a Chaplain has made me draw on every personal and professional resource I possess. I have discovered this requirement is not peculiar to my school.

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WHERE HAS 20 YEARS GONE?

2O years. It sounds like such a long time but looking back, goes so quickly. In 20 years we’ve seen a lot of changes, but it’s surprising how much remains the same. I have recently celebrated 20 years as Chaplain at our local school and I hope that I have been able to be a positive presence for our school community over that time…..

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BLUEPRINT TO BECOMING A MAN FEEDBACK

After a long time in the planning, Blueprint to Becoming a Man is being delivered to young men in schools across South Australia. Feedback has been fantastic! Students and their teachers are enjoying the content and feel it will be valuable in shaping how students see manhood…..

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Personally Speaking - Edition 2 2019

Schools Ministry Group is in a privileged position. It provides Pastoral Care Workers and other content to schools right across the state: Primary schools.  Secondary schools. Area schools. Special schools.  Schools in large communities. Schools in small communities. City schools. Country schools.  State schools. Private schools. In fact, just about every type of school you can imagine. 

This is a privilege because so many schools today are central to their community:  They are where people get to know their neighbours. Mothers meet other mothers living life the same way. Fathers make friends with other fathers. Children are exposed to brand new ideas and new thoughts. Whole families live life with other families….

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