Events

July 2-9: NAIDOC Week

A collection of the events happening in and around Newcastle this NAIDOC Week, 2-9 July 2017. 2 July: Ecumenical Service in Sacred Heart Cathedral 4 July: Westlakes NAIDOC Family Fun Day 4 July: Central Coast NAIDOC Community Day 6 July: 2017 NAIDOC Bowls Day, Carrington 7 July: Awabakal 40th Anniversary Dinner, New Lambton 8 July: 2017 NAIDOC Family

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July 9: A Prayer Service In The Spirit Of Taize, Toronto

A Prayer Service In The Spirit Of Taize will be held bi-monthly in the Parish of Toronto, beginning on the 9th July at 7pm. The Service includes Scripture Readings, Prayers and, of course, singing based mainly on Taize chants. As Music is an essential aspect of this prayer we invite anyone who would like to contribute

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July 16: Sea Sunday Service

The annual Newcastle Sea Sunday celebration will be observed on Sunday July 16 with a Sung Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral at 6pm. This celebration will include the Blessing of the Port of Newcastle by Bishop Peter Stuart. On Sea Sunday we remember the 1.5 million seafarers around the world who make possible the transportation

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July 30: Anglican Women’s Sunday

On this day parishes are asked to remember and give thanks for the ministry of women. Anglican Women’s Sunday is held on the last Sunday in July each year. This year it will fall on Sunday 30th July. Its purpose is to celebrate ALL Anglican women across the Diocese and the good work they do on behalf

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July 30: Birdwood Flag Re-hallowing Service

The Birdwood Flag was discovered in Christ Church Cathedral a few years ago, looking like a bag of dark brown confetti and dust. Something that would normally be thrown out. Except that Bronwyn Orrock’s research had shown that it might exist and the Dean of Newcastle had agreed to look for it. People from the

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August 12: Diocesan Convention 2017

Every year the Diocesan Convention has been a high point in the Diocesan Calendar. In 2017 the lead speaker will be Bishop Jeffrey Driver, the former Archbishop of Adelaide. Bishop Jeffrey will help us explore Shaping a Healthy Future, drawing both on his experience of the Diocese of Adelaide recovering from the shame of sexual abuse and his deep

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August 27: 7th Annual Blessing of Our Land

The Catholic and Anglican Parishes of the Kurri Kurri and Cessnock areas warmly invite to the 7th Annual Blessing of Our Land – ‘Walking Together’. As an expression of the Tri-Diocesan Covenant between the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle and the Catholic Dioceses of Maitland-Newcastle and Broken Bay, the Catholic and Anglican Parishes of the Kurri

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September 4-8: Anglican Women’s Spring Celebrations

The Annual AW’s Spring Celebrations are on again this year! The first week of September always sees the Spring Celebrations organised by Anglican Women in the various Deaneries of the Diocese of Newcastle for everyone who would like to come. This year the guest speakers will be from Anglican Overseas Aid. They will be the recipients of

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