Entries by Bob Harvey

Moderator’s Update on Receivership – July 2021

8 July 2021 Dear Church members, Introduction: Thank you for your ongoing prayers and support for the PCQ in these very difficult and challenging circumstances. It is a great encouragement to the office bearers, members of the Commission of Assembly, Boards and Committees, and the PCQ office staff to receive the expressions of support as […]

The Ginger Factory – June 2021

The Ginger Factory JUNE 2021 SCHOOLS OF PROPAGANDA In recent years there has been a significant growth in concern about the direction School education in Australia is taking and the effect on our children. Not only are levels of competence in reading, writing and numeracy declining, and discipline problems increasing, but more and more left-wing […]

PCQ – Reflection and Meditation

14 May 2021 To the Presbyterian Church Family across Queensland, Our denomination is in the middle of a difficult time. We’ve already felt the pain of selling denominational assets to negotiate our exit from the aged care industry, but despite our best efforts, the PCQ had no option but to go into receivership. We have […]

Receiver’s Circular to PCQ Members

      13 May 2021 Circular to Members of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland Community (Members) As you may be aware or have seen today’s news that the Presbyterian Church of Queensland (PCQ) has been placed in receivership by the Supreme Court of Queensland (Court). Late in the evening of 12 May 2021, Michael […]

Moderator’s Call to Prayer

                                                                                                                                               14 May 2021 Dear PCQ Church Family, The news that it became necessary to ask the Supreme Court of Qld to place our denomination’s legal entity, the PCQ Letters Patent, into Receivership was issued earlier this week. Psalm 46 reminds us that God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times […]

PCQ Media Statement on Receivership

MEDIA STATEMENT 12 May 2021 Presbyterian Church of Queensland applies to appoint Receivers The Presbyterian Church of Queensland (PCQ) today announced that it had applied to the Queensland Supreme Court to place its legal entity – PCQ Letters Patent Entity (PCQ LPE) – into receivership. The move was made necessary by the imminent expiry of […]

PCQ Applies for Receivership

Dear PCQ Congregation Member, It is with heavy hearts we write to inform you, that the Commission of Assembly has instructed the Letter Patent Officers (Moderator, Clerk and Treasurer) of the PCQ to apply to the Queensland Supreme Court to have the Letters Patent Entity of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland placed in receivership and […]

Moderator re PresCare

Dear Brothers & Sisters at BPPC, As you are aware, last year the Assembly announced the intention of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland (PCQ) to withdraw from residential aged care and offer the facilities for sale to suitable alternative providers. The formal sale process for the facilities is now nearing completion and the Commission of […]

An Anxious World – What Next?

THE GINGER FACTORY (GINGER: a hot spicy root used in cooking and medicine; mettle, spirit, stimulation)   A regular column to promote BIBLICAL  thinking on  current issues of concern to Christians MAY 2021   The sensationalist reporting of the Covid 19 Pandemic has bred a degree of anxiety, especially in older people, which has left […]