Through the parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus asks us to love our neighbours as ourselves and show mercy to our neighbours.
The Asylum Seeker and Refugee Support Group gives practical support to needy asylum seekers and refugees. We are sharing Jesus’ love and hope with vulnerable people fleeing persecution and seeking Australia’s protection.
Our current focus is helping asylum seekers and refugees complete complex immigration paperwork. In a welcoming and safe environment, volunteers and probono lawyers provide support on Thursday and Saturday afternoons.
We provide some supplementary food and encourage people to participate in weekday activities of the church as a way to integrate into the community.
We are a Welcome Hub under the umbrella of the MDA (Multicultural Development Association). We are also a member of the BRASS network (Brisbane Regional Asylum Seeker Support) which facilitates cooperation and collaboration with other support groups around Greater Brisbane.
New members of the group are welcome. We are actively seeking assistance with coordinating our activities.
Contact: Malcolm Dunning by email or the church office on 3878 9535