Program Multifaith Service
Date: Wednesday 7 March 2007
Time: 12.30am - 2.00pm
Venue: Quadrangle, USQ Toowoomba campus
Welcome to the religious leaders and representatives of the region's religious groups and participants of the program representing the region and University community by the Master of Ceremonies Mr Robert Ketton, Faculty of Arts.
Opening Address and Traditional Welcome to Country
Opening address by the Master of Ceremony (40th USQ Anniversary) and introducing Mr John Williams-Mozley who will provide Welcome to Country.
Prayers performed by religious leaders and representatives of the region:
• Father Brian Sparksman, Chancellor Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba;
• Bishop Robert Nolan, Anglican Bishop of the West;
• Venerables Wu chin & Wu ping for Master Chin Kung, Buddhist Community;
• Imam Shahjahan Khan, Queensland Islamic Community;
• Rabi Uri Themal, Queensland Jewish Community;
Music Performance During Break in Service
Music was performed by USQ music department students:
• Jon Maskell (voice)
• Nicola Hayden (flute)
• David Hatch (clarinet)
• Rebecca Somervaille (Piano)
Prayers Continued Master of Ceremonies
Prayers performed by religious leaders and representative of the region:
• Rev Evan Stenlake, Uniting Church;
• Mr Jim Newman, Co-Minister of the International Christian Church;
• Ms Ida Walker, Representative of the Toowoomba Baha'i Community;
• Rev Gabor Szabo, Lutheran Church;
||Combined Prayer for the Future of USQ
All religious leaders and representatives to pray together in their own traditions for the future of the University.
Vote of thanks from the Director of USQ Multicultural Centre, Dr Krzysztof Batorowicz.
Master of Ceremonies closes the program.
Instrumental music (flute, clarinet and piano) was performed by USQ Music Department students during this program.