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St Augustine’s Merewether Receives Funding for Heritage Conservation

St Augustine’s Anglican Church on Llewellyn St, Merewether has been successful for an $85,946 grant for heritage conservation from the NSW Liberal National Government. Member of the Legislative Council, The Hon Taylor Martin MLC said the Heritage Near Me Strategic Project funding would go towards the conservation and reconstruction of St Augustine’s Church by Heritage

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Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation School’s Celebration Day

On June 13 Year 7 students from our Anglican Schools came together for the 7th Annual NASC School’s Celebration Day held at Christ Church Cathedral. This day was an opportunity for the four Diocesan schools to gather together and celebrate. Students from Scone Grammar School represented the school with enormous pride and their Chapel band

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This Week Around the Diocese

Dudes & Dough at Nelson Bay All Saints, Nelson Bay held “Dudes and Dough” as part of their men’s ministry, which could only result in one thing… sticky date muffins of course! The results were varied, but all tasted good. Lots of fun was had. Belmont North Redhead Raises Funds The Parish of Belmont North Redhead

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Dawn Vallance revealed as Newcastle’s Yellow Pages cover girl

Dawn Vallance of the Parish of Telarah Rutherford and her green thumb will adorn the latest edition of the Hunter’s Yellow Pages phone book. Ms Vallance was chosen in a joint venture between the phone book and the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network that displays the latter group’s achievements on the region’s directories.

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This Week Around The Diocese

GFS Newcastle Townsend Group GFS Townsend Group Newcastle Diocese and friends recently met for lunch at Kurri Kurri TAFE  for their Annual luncheon together with their special guest, Bishop Sonia. This was a lovely way to be able to get together for fellowship and also raise some money for the GFS World Project each year. This

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This Week Around the Diocese

Bishop Peter Visits Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School Last week Lake Grammar – An Anglican School welcomed Bishop Peter Stuart to the school. It is always wonderful to have his presence within our school community. The day started with a student-led Q&A session during Chapel which was very insightful, during which Bishop Peter’s advice

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Anglican Women Service 2018

The Annual Service of Anglican Women in the Diocese of Newcastle took place at the beautiful Saint Peter’s Church, East Maitland yesterday Tuesday 5 June. About 120 people braved the rain and cool conditions to attend the service, held in the magnificent St Peter’s Church at East Maitland. Following refreshments in the comfortably heated church,

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Morpeth Lecture 2018

The Morpeth Lecture took place at Christ Church Cathedral last night, Tuesday 5 June. The keynote speaker was Professor Juliana Claassens who spoke on a scriptural approach to gender-based violence. Her theme was The Case of the Trafficked Princesses (Jer 40-44): Trauma Hermeneutics as Pedagogical Tool for Teaching on Gender-Based Violence. The lecture series was founded to bring theological

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Sea of Hands at Christ Church Cathedral to mark Reconciliation Week

The grounds of Christ Church Cathedral has become a Sea of Hands to mark Reconciliation Week. Anglican Church Newcastle partnered up with Samaritans, Manning Valley Anglican College and Newcastle Grammar School to install the hands to express our commitment to reconciliation and recognise the work that still needs to be done. Acting chief executive Brad Webb said the Sea of Hands first

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This Week Around the Diocese

Scone Grammar School devour dozens of donuts to donate… Scone Grammar School had some time out to munch on yummy donut – 60 dozen of them – to raise funds for the Cancer Council by supporting Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea – it was a “hole” lot of fun! Successful Shave and Morning Tea The Parish

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