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                                                          Jewish Christian Muslim Association of
           The Program includes :                         Australia Incorporated ~ Established 2003.

Women’s Stories, Reflections & Spirituality                                                                         Jewish Christian Muslim
                                                          JCMA aims...
                                                          to enable people of the Abrahamic faiths to build
                                                                                                                    Association of Australia
       how women of faith respond to the
       challenges of human life                           relationships and understanding through
                                                          experience, and to provide opportunities and                 PARTNERS IN DIALOGUE
       how women of faith relate despite                  programs for people of the Abrahamic faiths to                       presents
       differing culture and religion                     explore interfaith dialogue within Australia’s
                                                          multicultural community. The programs are
       personal experiences that portray
                                                                                                                  Daughters of Faith
       aspects of women’s faith and
                                                          complemented by deepened understanding of faith
       spirituality within their tradition, their place   gained through engagement and learning from
       in each faith, about contemporary life and         each other.
       express hope in the future of humanity
                                                          The JCMA Women’s Conference offers...                     “Women, Faith and Ethics”
       groups, songs, dance, art & culture                the opportunity for women’s experience and
                                                          perspective in the conversation of faith and hope
       worship in the traditions of Judaism,              towards the future of humanity, and the opportunity
       Christianity & Islam                               to explore ways in which women make a                        The 4th Australian
                                                          difference.                                                Residential Conference
JCMA Women’s Conference supporters:
                                                          The JCMA Women’s Conference is for the                                  of
       Anglican Diocese of Melbourne                      participation of women who are either Jewish,           Jewish, Christian & Muslim
       Australian Catholic University & ACU-APCRD
       B’nai B’rith Victoria
                                                          Christian or Muslim.                                             Women
       Ecumenical & Interfaith Commission of the
       Catholic Church
                                                          Participants may include lay people and clergy
                                                          who are active in congregational life and who are
                                                                                                                    28th February to
       Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University
       Council of Christians & Jews                       interested in interfaith dialogue and relationships.
       Elsedeaq Islamic Society
       Islamic Council of Victoria
       Jewish Community Council of Victoria
                                                          The JCMA Women’s Conference invites
                                                          Jewish, Christian and Muslim women who support
                                                                                                                     2nd March 2010
       Nat Council of Jewish Women of Australia           the aims and purpose of the Conference to register
       Pax Christi Victoria                                                                                                      at the
                                                          their interest and to participate in this inaugural
       UCA Synod of Victoria & Tasmania
       Victorian Council of Churches                      event.
       Victorian Union for Progressive Judaism                                                                     Edmund Rice Centre ~ “Amberley”
                                                              Attendance at the Conference is limited to           7 Amberley Way, Lower Plenty 3093
                                                          around 45 places. It is intended that participants                Melways 21-C12
JCMA Women’s Conference Officers:                         remain in residence for the full Conference which
     Chair: Razmi Wahab     Di Hirsh,
                                                           starts 2pm Sunday 28th Feb. and concludes 3pm
     Mary Coloe             Gerry Hamer
                                                                      Tuesday March 2nd , 2010
     Faye Dubrowin      Lynda van Gaalen-Prentice                                                                Applications close by 28th Jan 2010
                                                             Applications received before Dec 18th will be
     Lesley Gaspar          Safa Hull
                                                                      notified by Dec. 30th, 2009.
     Coralie Ling           Nola Vanderfeen
     Rachel Woodlock                                              Applications close by 28th Jan. 2010

                                                                                                                      APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:
                                                            CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION
    Sponsored by JCMA, ACU, CCI and EIC                                                                                       28th January 2010.
                                                        The number of participants is limited to 45 places. A    Applications received by 18 Dec. will be notified by
Scholarships are available for those intending          balance of participants from Judaism, Christianity and                        th
                                                                                                                                    30 Dec. 2009
to make a significant contribution to interfaith        Islam will be sought.
relations in Australia.                                 JCMAWC will seek a balance of women who are              Final places will be allocated and advised by
                                                        active in their congregations and communities, lay,      10th February 2010. To secure participation
To apply for a subsidy please write up to 200           clergy, academics, tertiary students and those           in the Conference the full payment of fees is
words in response to the following questions:           involved in support or welfare.                          due by 10th February 2010.
1. What would you want to gain from this                                                                         If the balance of fees due is not received
Conference experience?
                                                                 APPLICATION & DEPOSIT                           within this time the place will be offered to
2. What do you think you can bring to this                                                                       other applicants. Late offers of a place may
Conference?                                             Please complete the Application Form and                 therefore be issued to those who were
3. What is your personal experience of women            return with $50 deposit* to:                             unsuccessful on the initial application.
of other faiths?
                                                                Rev. Coralie Ling                                If places are still available after the first
 This brief paper should be included with your
                                                                Unit B 74 Blessington St                         round of offers, late applications will be
                                                                St Kilda                                         considered.
                                                                VIC 3182
                                                                Email:                              ABOUT “AMBERLEY”
Subsidies are available for those with a
Concession Card or otherwise needing some                Applications are receivable immediately.
assistance with paying the fees.                            Early application is advised as the                   The Edmund Rice Conference Centre known as
                                                         Conference is limited to approx. 45 places               “Amberley” is opposite Westfield Park just 25 Ks
To apply for subsidy please contact::                                                                            from the CBD and overlooks the Yarra River. It is
                                                                      CONFERENCE FEES                              set in gardens and rolling lawns that include a
             Rev. Coralie Ling                                                                                   labyrinth, an all faiths chapel and a huge balcony
                  JCMAWC                                      Fees quoted are for the full Conference.                          overlooking the river.                              A variety of accommodation is available:
                                                                                                                  The conference rooms, dining room, bedrooms
                                                        Twin Room Shared Facilities             $ 230               and facilities are modern and comfortable.
                                                        2-3 in Room Ensuite                     $ 260
           APPLICATION FORM                             Single Room Shared Facilities           $ 290
                                                        Single Room Ensuite                     $ 330            The fees are inclusive of all meals, linen and
An Application Form for         Registration       is                                                            towels. Meals served at the Conference will
attached or available from:                                    ** Application Deposit* ~ $50 **                   be strictly vegetarian, and there will be no
                                                                                                                  alcohol. Kosher food available on request.
JCMA website:
                                                            *Refundable until 28th January 2010

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