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Looking for Free Respite?

Are you a carer of an older person? If yes, Anglican Care are offering free respite for a limited time at one of their spacious homes set in the beautiful town of Bulahdelah. Whilst staying with us, our respite residents are able to enjoy the provision of 24/7 care and meals prepared by our onsite

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This Week Around the Diocese

Bishop Peter visits Woy Woy Seven of the Parish of Woy Woy kids were presented as communicant members of the Anglican Church, and two were also baptised, when Bishop Peter visited the church last week. Messy Church at Kotara A sweetener for the teaching of the prodigal son at Messy Church at the Church of

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Two Assistant Bishops for Anglican Diocese of Newcastle Announced

Dear sisters and brothers, I am delighted to inform you that the Diocesan Council has concurred with my nomination of the Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston to become the Assistant Bishop (Inland Episcopate) to exercise episcopal ministry in the Upper Hunter, Maitland and Paterson Deaneries as well as working closely with the Diocesan Ministry Council. I

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Light Up Newcastle Officially Launched

Chinese New Year celebrations will return in style to Newcastle Foreshore next month with the Light Up Newcastle lantern walk set to be the feature of an afternoon full of cultural festivities. Launched on Tuesday at the Newcastle Maritime Museum, the February 24 walk will be supporting the Mission to Seafarers, which operates a centre in Wickham for maritime

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This Week Around the Diocese

Breeze Summer Club Shenanigans The Breeze Summer Club at St Paul’s, Stockton was a huge success, with kids and kids at heart enjoying singing, dancing, plays, craft, lego and more. Back to School at Manning Valley Anglican College The Manning Valley Anglican College Year 7 Orientation Day was held at St John’s, Taree on Monday.

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Jesus the Game Changer

A new billboard at the north end of Wyong has had a few heads turning this last week. Jesus the Game Changer has appeared on a billboard at the roundabout where the Pacific Hwy turns right across the railway line at Watanobbi. Jesus the Game Changer shares how the life and teaching of Jesus changed

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This Week Around the Diocese

Lawn Party at St John’s The Parish of St John’s at Cooks Hill had an outrageous time at their first lawn party this week. Check out the great photos. Saint Peter’s Church East End Restoration – The Big Reveal! The East End of Saint Peter’s Church, East Maitland, has been shrouded in scaffolding for the

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1,000 Teardrops for Asylum Seekers this Christmas

There was no Christmas tree outside Gosford Anglican Church this year. Instead there was an installation of 1,000 teardrops representing the approximate number of men, women and children in Australian Immigration Detention Centres on Manus Island, Nauru and on the mainland. Two asylum seekers Raha and Baran, who cannot use their real names for fear

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Christmas Success at Samaritans

Samaritans Christmas Day Lunches hosted in Wyong and Newcastle were a great success! The lunches provided an opportunity for those in the community who may be alone on Christmas, or have no means to celebrate, to enjoy a free lunch, entertainment and company. Guests also enjoyed a visit from Santa and presents kindly donated by

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