Queensland Events

If you are looking for inspiration, encouragement and a great night out, during February and March Compassion’s Queensland team have a number of opportunities to hear firsthand the difference your sponsorship makes in the lives of children! Whether it be from former Compassion International President Wess Stafford, singer-songwriter Peter Shurley or dynamic African band The Sowers Group who have experienced the blessing of sponsorship themselves, you will be inspired afresh on the difference you are making.

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All events are free, but be sure to reserve your tickets here:

 

Wess Stafford and Peter Shurley

FEB 9

Event: A night with Wess Stafford and Peter Shurley
Location: Arana Hills Church of Christ, 2 Bringelly Street, Arana Hills
Time: 7:00pm

 


 

The Sowers Group Tour

FEB 25

Event: Compassion Supporters’ Evening featuring The Sowers Group
Location: Life Church Maryborough, 68 Gayndah Road, Maryborough
Time: 7:00pm

FEB 26

Event: Compassion Supporters’ Evening featuring The Sowers Group
Location: New Hope Church Brisbane, 46 Kelvin Grove Road,
Kelvin Grove
Time: 7:00pm

FEB 27

Event: Compassion Supporters’ Evening featuring The Sowers Group
Location: Our Church: Gold Coast, 14 Junction Road, Burleigh Heads
Time: 7:00pm

FEB 28

Event: Compassion Supporters’ Evening featuring The Sowers Group
Location: Lifepointe Church: Maroochydore, 186 Wises Road, Buderim
Time: 7:00pm

MAR 2

Event: Compassion Supporters’ Evening featuring The Sowers Group
Location: Central Church: Ipswich, 20 Limestone Street, Ipswich
Time: 7:00pm

MAR 3

Event: Compassion Supporters’ Evening featuring The Sowers Group
Location: Christlife Presbyterian, 492 South Street, Glenvale
Time: 7:00pm

 


 

Here is some more information about our special guests:

 

Wess Stafford

Dr Wess Stafford is an internationally recognised advocate for impoverished, neglected and abused children. He holds a Ph.D. in education and is the author of Too Small to Ignore and Just a Minute. Since 1977, Dr Stafford has worked with Compassion International, serving as President from 1993 until 2013.

Peter Shurley

Peter Shurley is one of Australia’s most popular gospel artists and Compassion Australia’s first Ambassador. Over a 25-year partnership, he has witnessed Compassion’s work firsthand and seen over 1000 children sponsored through his music and speaking events.

The Sowers Group

The Sowers are a dynamic African band made up of brothers Mike and Oswald and their childhood best friend Kosto from the Democratic Republic of the Congo with singer Christelle from Rwanda. The Sowers Group share their powerful songs and inspire audiences with their message of hope. As children, The Sowers Group experienced first-hand that Compassion Child Sponsorship works— sponsorship helped release them from poverty. Now today their infectious gospel music and amazing testimony has moved hearts around the world, as they speak up on behalf of children living in poverty.


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