Scented Glass Jar Candles

Sweetpea Vanilla Rain Water Lavender Fig Forest Frankincense and Myrrh Rose Our scented glass jar candles have been the #1 favourite since our beginning. Made with 100% palm wax in a heat resistant glass jar with lid, these candles are scented with top quality scents. Because of the wax we use, all have strong patterns running through them. Candles are always a compromise between flame strength and burn time, which is determined by the thickness of the wick. A well designed container candle will consume all of the wax in the container, leaving no unsightly wax behind on the sides. We have decided to fall on the side of the strong flame. We have figured most people would prefer a strong burning candle. So we use a larger than recommended wick, which has the added advantage of consuming all of the wax. The total burn time of the candle is reduced, but that is the compromise. We make a range of scent/colour combinations, listed below. Some are displayed to the right. At $6 (plus postage) these top quality candles are ridiculously cheap. We’re happy as long as we can make enough money to keep helping the children. SCENTS/COLOURS Rose (red) Rain Water (light emerald green) Sweetpea Vanilla (blue) Fig Forest (dark green) Ocean Breeze (mid blue-green) Lavender (purple) Frankincense & Myrrh (gold) Frangipani (orange) Moon Lake Musk (Burgundy) CONTAINER CANDLE HINTS These comments relate to any container candle, not just our own. A container candle should melt the wax pool out to the edge of the container (in our case, glass jar). You should not light a container candle and blow it out before the wax pool has reached the edge. When the wax pool reaches the edge of the jar, you will have a level surface on your...

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Presentation Candles

Our boxed wedding candle These beautiful candles are a great way to remember important life events, like: Weddings (or engagements), Baptisms, First Communion (Roman Catholic), Funeral or Memorial. We can supply these candles as: Blank candles, where you decorate it yourself ($10 plus shipping) Generic design, not personalised – like the baptism candle displayed on this page ($15 plus shipping) Personal design with the person and event details ($20 plus shipping) Personal design, boxed by our local florist – like the wedding candle displayed on this page ($30 plus shipping) One of our generic baptism candle designs PERSONAL DESIGN We have templates for personalised candles, but you are free to supply your own design. We retain the right to refuse if we deem the design inappropriate. The cost is the same as the personal design options above (options 3 and 4).  The dimensions of the design must stay within our specifications, which we can supply on request. These candles are made white and unscented. The palm wax sets with a beautiful pattern running through it. Some people use these candles as a keepsake, and to not light them.  Others do light them, often in a church service. The palm wax melts slower than many other candles, and in the duration of a church service a new candle will not melt beyond the dome top.  A strong wind environment (eg from a fan) can change this. Some couples (wedding) or families (baptism) get these candles for themselves, but they also make an inexpensive yet personal gift. We have heard about our wedding candles being placed on a few bridal tables at wedding receptions. WARNING In order to keep our candles as clean as possible, there are no additives in the wax to handle excessive sunlight.  You should not store these...

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Welcome

TO COMPASSION CANDLES

Welcome to the home of Compassion Candles on the internet. Compassion Candles is a mission project of Proserpine Whitsunday Uniting Church, making & selling candles in order to sponsor and support children living in extreme poverty. All income is either fed back into stock purchases or used for the mission.  No money from Compassion Candles is kept by our church. We have been doing this since 2008, and each year has provided exciting new possibilities. Every candle helps children who need...

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You Win

You Win

You get excellent candles at ridiculously low prices. Buying a Compassion Candle also makes you a participant in the fight against extreme poverty.

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The Children Win

The Children Win

Our profits are used to support children in extreme poverty. Every candle helps build a better future for the children. The children win.

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We Win

We Win

We get to work together, learn and perfect the skills of making great candles, and share in the challenge of fighting poverty and making a difference.

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Baptism Families

I have been giving compassion candles to families seeking baptism for their child over the past 4-5 years.

They are a great gift and a special reminder of this special day. The parents who received the candle always appreciate the personalised touch.

Rev Russell Reynoldson
Forest Lake Uniting Church

A Privilege

A Privilege

It has been a privilege to be instrumental in building Compassion Candles. I have worked and networked with great people, sold lots of great candles, and best of all we have been able to help some children. I dream of Compassion Candles traveling across Australia and helping many more children.

Rev Wayne McHugh
Proserpine Whitsunday Uniting Church