There's great work being done by individuals and organisations in communities today. Here are a few of our friends working in and for communities. If you think there's potential to collaborate, get in touch with us.
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If you think there's potential to collaborate with us for community engagement and transformation, why not get in touch for a conversation over coffee (or tea).
Waterman is more than just a workplace, it is a place to work, connect, collaborate and create with like-minded people. From their innovative community initiatives, to frequent networking events, workshops, support programs and a natural culture of collaboration, Waterman Business Centres encompass more business tools than just a fancy desk and a microwave.
The William Wilberforce Foundation exists to support communities to care for marginalised and disadvantaged Australians, with a particular focus on ex-offenders and addiction. They work largely through local church communities to provide support and connection for those going through a difficult time in their life.
SALT is a not-for-profit health promotion organisation with a vision to transform Australian culture through sport. Sporting clubs are at the hub of every community throughout Australia and provide the perfect networks to facilitate sustainable cultural change.
COACH is a community mentoring program initially developed in Australia with a vision to see people in tough places flourish through one to one mentoring. COACH is operated by Crossway Baptist Church internationally and Crossway LifeCare within Australia.
Movement Day Australia is a gathering of Christian leaders across Australia from various areas of the church, business, education, arts, media, health and government to discuss how we can collaborate together to proclaim the gospel in word and deed.
LifeCare is a community services organisation that provides help for people in local communities who are experiencing hardships, such as relationship issues, depression and anxiety, domestic violence, addictions and other challenging life situations.
Arrow Leadership is committed to community transformation by developing Christian leaders who are led more by Jesus, who lead more like Jesus and who lead more to Jesus. They engage, stretch and release Christian leaders for Kingdom influence and service. Arrow Leadership has been serving in Australia since 1995 by developing and equipping pastoral and executive leaders in churches, not-for-profits and schools.
SURRENDER Co. is a collective of diverse people living the radical call of Jesus amongst the margins in ways that are relevant, connected and transformative. They curate gatherings and networks to share stories and resources to assist people to partner in God’s work in various communities and groups.
Koorong is a Christian bookstore chain and the largest retailer of Christian books and media in Australia. Koorong is committed to spreading God's Word and building up the body of Christ by providing an extensive range of Christian books, Bibles, music, software, DVDs, gifts and more.
World Team is an interdenominational mission agency with their Melbourne branch based in our collaborative office space. With over 350 members serving in 28 countries, World Team’s heart is to reach, invest in and equip others to release them into ministry.
Korus Connect is a member of the Inspire School Chaplaincy Network, a network of Victorian School Chaplaincy providers who have chosen to work together to support School Chaplaincy. Together we represent the vast majority of Chaplains in Victorian government schools.
Thrive enables kids to explore, play, grow and learn to the fullest of their potential. It does so by adopting a holistic approach to childhood development focusing on identity, resilience, wellbeing, sensory processing skills, gross motor skills, fine motor skills and activities of daily living.
Kidnapped Teacher Talks - Health After Hurt is Rob Hunter's response to being kidnapped on his ninth day of teaching at the age of 20. In the seminar, Rob retells the story of the 1977 Wooreen State School kidnapping and teaches the healthy principles that helped him overcome his trauma.
Rite Mentoring provides young men with a healthy initiation that prepares them for the responsibilities of manhood. They do this by training mentors, offering programs and facilitating rites of passage experiences.
Lewis Holdway is an Australian law firm committed to reducing the cost of using law. Through a holistic approach to law, Lewis Holdway understands that sometimes legal issues can affect more than just one area of someone’s life. Their lawyers are able to help people deal with the many aspects of legal issues.
ChildSafe is a harm prevention charity existing to serve organisations and individuals working with children and vulnerable people. Their goal is to improve children’s wellbeing and safety by providing practical tools and training to help community organisations, schools and churches transition from policy to good practice.
Sharrock Pitman Legal is a boutique, commercial law practice serving the legal needs of business people and those in the not-for-profit sector, as well as the wider community. They provide solutions of real benefit to their clients so that their clients may enjoy life and have hope for a better future.
Bethel Funerals is a unique not-for-profit funeral company founded in 1997. They exist to provide Christ-like care for grieving families and to support mission work through the funds generated. To date they have contributed more than $3.6 million to support mission, humanitarian and community projects. Bethel also partners with Korus Connect and other groups to provide education and training around grief and funerals.
CMN exists to stimulate and support excellence in ministry with children and their families. They seek to work together, share resources and passions, and promote and strengthen ministry with families and children across the country.
As we gather in the presence of our creator God, Korus Connect acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land upon which we meet. In His wisdom and love, our Heavenly Father entrusted this land to the stewardship of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people. As we continue to learn to live together, we acknowledge and pay our respects to their elders, past, present and emerging, and pray that God would help us all to preserve and steward these resources well.