Risen Church is for the campus, for the city, for Jesus.
About Risen Church
Risen Church’s vision is to be a church on mission winning the lost and soaking the Southside of Brisbane and the city with disciples of Jesus. We’ve chosen to be near the university given the opportunities are incredible. The two nearby campuses of Nathan and Mt Gravatt have 20,000 students. These students come from all over the Southside, Brisbane, Australia and the world.
As we grow, we want to reach the city. The campus is a hub through which we can reach the city. The many main roads nearby, Pacific Motorway, M2, and Mains road, are arteries into our city.
The local area is one of rapid growth and change with 240,000 people in Nathan ward. In the last five years, almost half of 240,000 moved into or within the area and a third were born overseas.
Who is leading the church?
Glenn Hohnberg. He is married to Kathryn and has four boys: Rohan, Xavier, Kai and Liam.
Glenn became a Christian through university student ministry. He completed a Bachelor of Divinity (Hon) at Moore Theological College. He’s lead an evangelistic mission to the CBD of Brisbane for 9 years and for 2 years has been revitalising City Church at Ann Street Presbyterian.
What's the plan?
Risen Church will start meeting on Sundays at 4pm starting from the 19th of February. We’ll start off meeting as a small group at 36 Georgina Street in Salisbury.
During the week be evangelising on the campus encouraging and challenging students to meet Jesus in the pages of the Bible. We'll also meet mid week in the evening as the Risen Community growing each other in Jesus. As a family we'll meet on Sunday morning as 'Family Church' so that our four boys grow in their love and knowledge of Jesus.
To start off the year, we’ll be present during the Orientation weeks at the university to meet students with a campus stall, plus meeting them on campus and in their accommodation and residential colleges.
Will this be just for students?
By God’s grace we hope to be a church for students, young workers and our local community. With God’s help, we plan to start a morning church with a children’s program in the next few years.
How can you partner with Risen Church?
- Commit to praying
- Ask to join our Facebook group for regular updates
- Connect us with people moving into the Southside of Brisbane
- Join us down the track for some evangelism projects
- Partner with us financially
Your financial support helps to see new faith grow in the Southside of Brisbane and the city.
We are seeking 40 supporters giving $50 a month to seed fund this new gospel venture. Our budget for 2017 is $40,000 with Glenn working 2 days a week on the church plant.
'If you want to give via direct debit, please use the following details:
Acct No: 98-197-6763
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