NET (National Evangelisation Teams) ministries remembered and celebrated “an awesome year” when team and family members, staff and friends came together for their end-of-year “banquet” in Sunnybank parish on November 15.
Executive director Shanelle Bennett thanked all those gathered for their contribution to the peer ministry, especially those who offered prayerful support.
“Your love, prayers and support have made it possible for these NET teams to share faith and hope in Jesus Christ with both young and old – whose lives have been changed,” she said.
NET senior supervisor Rebecca Crouch said the November celebration, that commenced with Mass presided by Holy Spirit Rector Fr Michael McCarthy, among 29 team members across five teams was “a testament to the Lord’s great work” throughout the year.
Of the nine on this year’s “travelling team”, four will take on another 12 months, serving with NET in 2009 – Adam Burns, Michael Otto, Jeanette Brodner and Lauren Lawrence.
NET ministries confirmed teams in Melbourne and Coffs Harbour for 2009 with others yet to be announced.
Ms Crouch said recruiting for next year “was much easier post World Youth Day”.
“We’ve definitely had lots more applications this year, especially from Australians,” she said.
“We often have many apply from overseas but getting Australians has (in the past) been more difficult.”
For more information or to book a visit from NET in a school or parish call Teresa Delsorte on (07) 3217 5299.
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