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Samaritans Announces New CEO

Samaritans Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Brad Webb as Samaritans CEO. Brad has been Samaritans Deputy CEO – Strategy and Innovation since 2017 and has recently been in the role of Acting CEO. He has led Samaritans through continued sector change while over-seeing key projects that strengthen Samaritans governance, technology and

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Gallery: Diocesan Convention 2018

The annual Diocesan Convention took place on Saturday 11 August at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College. Keynote speaker, The Rev’d Dr John Capper, spoke on evangelism and apologetics. Guests also heard from Sally Bathgate who presented on “Tea and Threads”, plus the team from CEY Ministries (Children, Education, Youth) presented on children and young people’s presentation in

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This Week Around the Diocese

Campfire Cookout at St Christopher’s What a fantastic evening the Parish of Telarah Rutherford had at their Campfire Cookout at St Christopher’s! The wonderful guys from Rotary made an absolutely awesomely delicious three-course meal plus nibbles. Fiacre’s Feast Community Garden was on show and helped by the generosity of those attending and cooking. The garden

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Saint Peter’s Community Meal

Saint Peter’s Church, East Maitland, has recently introduced a Free Community Meal to be provided every Thursday at the Parish Hall at 5pm for those less fortunate in the community. Representatives of the parish with creative and culinary expertise produce a wholesome meal in large quantities that can be enjoyed by all who share in

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Interfaith Dialogue – What Mary means to Christians and Muslims

The Interfaith Dialogue is an opportunity to gather with people from other faiths and learn from each other on a specific topic. Four speakers from Muslim and Christian traditions spoke about the recognition of Mary and what their holy books say about her. The night began with a Welcome to Country, and interfaith prayer for peace

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This Week Around the Diocese

Book Week at Lakes Grammar Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School enjoyed a fabulous Book Week parade this week… check out some of the amazing costumes. Bishop Charlie Visits Forster Tuncurry The Parish of Forster Tuncurry had an encouraging time together this week as Bishop Charlie visited the parish. Banjos at Bulahdelah? Well, no Guitars

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Vision Day at Belmont North Redhead

On Saturday, July 21, just over half of the parish of Belmont North Redhead got together to seek God for our Theological Vision for the parish.  We began in prayer and contemplation with poems being read stanza by stanza by different voices.  Poems such as the song I don’t want anything to Change by Bonnie Raitt

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This Week Around the Diocese

Bishop Peter Visits Lakes Anglican The Parish of Lakes Anglican were delighted and thankful to have Bishop Peter visit on July 11. School Holiday Fun at Shortland Wetlands The Parish of Wallsend recently visited the Shortland Wetlands for some school holiday fun. They are looking forward to heading back there soon to sit and pray amongst

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Anglican Care receives major federal funding boost

Anglican Care has announced it will proceed with a state-of-the-art residential aged care home in Gloucester following the successful bid to obtain $8 million Federal Government funding. The funding injection comes from the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) – an initiative of the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to create jobs, drive economic growth

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