Around the Diocese
Parish of Terrigal
The Parish of Terrigal celebrated Australia Day early
Parish of Nelson Bay
Matt and Jon from Liberty people joined with the Parish of Nelson Bay – the parish and Liberty People are working together to help the people of Vanuatu.
“Thanks to All Saints Anglican Church Nelson Bay for their prayer and support on the weekend – together they’d quietly raised $6,000 towards the latest shipment of building and aid supplies to Vanuatu!! They are everyday champions.” – Liberty People
Mission to Seafarers
The Mission To Seafarers struggled through their regular ship visits through the heat of last week – “but we will keep up ship visiting – important!” The seafarers got to enjoy shore leave and visited the sites of Newcastle.
Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar
The Parish had a successful first week operating their op shop with new trading hours. “Many thanks to our new Op Shop coordinator for her hard work, vision and energy…and of course, to our fantastic volunteers…we simply could not be who we are without them.”
Raymond, a huge Elvis Presley fan, is teaching Samaritans CEO, Peter Gardiner, some Elvis-inspired moves. Samaritans are proud to offer disability services that support individuals like Raymond to live life to the full!