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A gift to others this Easter

ABM’s Good Friday and Easter Gift encourages Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter. In remote Australia, Aboriginal Christians require much needed training and support as they seek to witness Christ in their communities but travelling to and from remote communities is time consuming and

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Gosford Parish Shave for a Cure

What a fabulous effort by Rod Bower and his team at the Parish of Gosford on March 19 who participated in the World’s Greatest Shave. The parish raised an amazing $10,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation! Plus a great photo from the parish’s World Food Fair which was also held on Sunday. The parish welcomed over 600

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Lakes Grammar stand up against bullying

On March 16 senior Year 5 and OC students from Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School participated in “The One Million Starts to End Violence Project” as part of their annual Harmony Day and National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence activities. Students from the school’s Mental Health Advocacy Program (MHAP) group, Jordan Stevens

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Anglican Care Wins Safety Innovation Award

Innovation has always been at the forefront of Anglican Care’s values, and now they can boast they are leaders in workplace health and safety after winning the Hunter Safety Awards’ WHS Innovation Category. Anglican Care pipped contenders from the mining and industrial sectors to the podium for their innovative approach to overcoming workplace manual handling

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Rev’d Nate Runs for Charity

An amazing job done by our very own Rev’d Nate Atkinson, chaplain at Scone Grammar School, who ran 21.1 kilometres as part of Blackmore’s Sydney Half Marathon last September raising money and awareness for the Where There’s A Will charity! Well done! “It’s important for us as a school to put our money where our

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Around the Diocese

Parish of Mt Vincent + Weston Lots of fun had by all the recent Barney’s service in March, with crafts, songs, worship and pizza for dinner. The children and adults enjoyed a game of soccer and Frisbee together to work off the sweets. Plus some great photos from the Barney’s Club held on March 16. Christ

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National Close the Gap Day

By Peter Gardiner CEO Samaritans Foundation This week we recognise National Close the Gap Day on March 16. It’s a very important day that highlights the unacceptable equality gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and non-Indigenous Australians. Equal access to healthcare is a basic human right; however this is sadly not the reality

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Scone Grammar School Grandparent’s Day

Last week Scone Grammar School invited the Grandparents and “significant others” to spend the morning with the students. Grandparents Day is always a highlight on the School Calendar. “There was a wonderful buzz around the School – whether it was spending quality time in the classrooms or out in the playground, or sitting back and

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This Week Around the Diocese

Anglican Care Great photo from Anglican Care’s fabulous Seniors Olympics held on March 8. A wonderful day was had by all of the keen Olympians, enthusiastic staff and wonderful volunteers. They had competitors from various countries, Mexico, NZ, China to name a few – all dressed for success and keen to participate. Anglcian Care CEO

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Samaritans: Driving better outcomes for women

International Women’s Day Reflection  By Samaritans Chief Executive Officer, Peter Gardiner International Women’s Day marks an important occasion to recognise the need for us all to play our part in driving change toward achieving true gender equality in Australia. The theme for this year’s event is ‘be bold for change’. It encourages us all to take

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