FASD in Australia Learn from the stories of parents & carers, along with health professionals
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
Coordinator for Pastoral Care: Margaret Major, 0404 667 612 firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember NOONTIDE PRAYER every day.
1. Please pray that we will find partnerships with young people for WCTU this year. Pray that God will lead us to find young people who will be committed to the cause.
2. Pray for South Australia who will be celebrating the 125th year of Woman's Suffrage in SA. They need volunteers and are hoping to recruit new members
3. 'Kairos Outside for Women Weekend' on April 5-7. Mavis Gerrish is involved and needs our prayers as they reach out to those who have been in prison or who have a loved one in prison.
4. Pray that the plans for a speaker from the 'Our Backyard' care program for homeless people will have a good turn out
GIVE AUSSIE KIDS TENNIS NOT TINNIES
No alcohol ads to kids No exception. This campaign was launched 14 January to ban alcohol ads during sporting events. Our kids are protected during children's viewing hours - but not during sporting broadcasts.
Spread the word by sharing images across your social media from a supporter kit and use the hashtag #NOEXCEPTION to demand the removal of the disgraceful exemption that allows this relentless marketing of alcohol to kids.
1/4 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 lime, juice only
1 tsp sugar
1 can ginger beer
Add washed blueberries to a large glass with lime wedges and sugar. Mix together well. Add crushed ice. Pour in ginger beer and serve immediately.
Annie was the first president of the WCTU (1874-1879) and under her guidance the group grew to over 1000 local chapters.
She edited their periodical Our Union and published two books on the topic. She was succeeded by Frances Willard when the organization began to focus on women's suffrage and she returned to medical advocacy for veterans and nurses. She lobbied for pensions for retired military nurses and was successful in having legislation passed in 1892. She died of an asthma attck following a lecture.