Iris Alice Springs

Alice Springs, Northern Territory - Australia

MISSION

We are here to love Jesus and bring Him glory as we serve and reach out to Aboriginal people with the Gospel.

About Iris Alice Springs

Alice Springs has the highest percentage of Aboriginal people in any urban centre in Australia.

..and is the major service centre for the many surrounding bush communities making it a central meeting place for many tribes as well as internationals and other non-Indigenous people. At our base in Alice Springs, we receive and send missionaries, disciple people, support leaders, run church meetings and outreaches -locally and to communities -as invited. We also have crisis support, a weekly meal and provide people with clothes, food, firewood, fuel, accommodation mainly to people in remote communities and local town camps.

Perfection in weakness

We serve at a base that is not under a lot of the same pressures many other bases around the world, in our Iris Global family, face. Even so, there are many days on the mission field that are just plain tough! Covid 19 has been extremely rare in our area and despite extreme violence, domestic violenc...

Outreach to Yuendumu

We have recently began making deep relational connections with a tribe we’ve had little to do with since first starting out here 6 years ago... Christian leaders and elders from this tribe recently invited our team to minister at a three day outreach event in their remote community- a few hours from...

The dead raised to life

The days have felt long, hot, dry and dusty in Alice Springs these last weeks. In addition to volunteering for Iris, most of our team are working night shifts in medical positions or in teaching, also homeschooling and in other roles. Day after day, week after week we are faced with cycles of phy...

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