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This Week Around the Diocese

Denman enjoy a BBQ with a view A lovely BBQ lunch was served up at St Marks, Denman on Sunday. Even the cool breeze couldn’t dampen their conversation and lunch. Look at that view! Voci Stupende Singers in Stroud The Voci Stupende opera singers had the audience buzzing at Saint John’s, Stroud on Sunday August 27.

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St Luke’s Wallsend Celebrates 150 Years

On Friday August 25 the Parish of Wallsend began their 150th Anniversary Celebrations with a special Anniversary Dinner. The celebrations continued on Sunday August 27 with a Festive Eucharist held at St Luke’s at 10am. Bishop Peter presided and preached at the service. Some of the children presented a beautiful poster to the Bishop to be

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This Week Around the Diocese

Families Share the Joy of Music at Cessnock St John’s, Cessnock have been having a joyful time with their interactive Mainly Music program. Laughter Erupts from Messy Church The kids at All Saints, Singleton had a great time listening to the story of John the Baptist at Messy Church this week. Here are some photos

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Update from the Bishop Nomination Board

Please continue to pray for a new Bishop to the Diocese as we seek to listen for God’s call amongst those being nominated. Synod members are reminded that any member of Synod may nominate a person to the Board for further discernment work.  NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON MONDAY AUGUST 28. Please be prayerful as you consider

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Diocesan Leaders’ Conference Thought-Provoking and Encouraging

The Diocesan Leader’s Conference this year was a friendly gathering of Rectors, chaplains and formation students.  Bishop Jeffrey Driver led the group in thought provoking and encouraging reflections on trauma, and on remembering into our future – being who are called to be today.  In his last address, which stirred us forward he spoke of

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This Week Around the Diocese

An Evening of Celebrations at Anglican Care A wonderful event was held at Bulahdelah Bowling Club last week to celebrate the joining of Great Lakes Aged Care and Anglican Care. The function also celebrated the significant impact Great Lakes Aged Care has had on the local community and recognised those people that have played an

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Parish of Cardiff Farewell Canon Katherine Bowyer

On Sunday 13 August the Parish of Cardiff held a special farewell service to give thanks for the ministry of Canon Katherine Bowyer. Sunday was Canon Katherine’s last day at the Parish of Cardiff, where she has been parish priest for four and half years. Following the service, the parish came together for a morning

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Samaritans donate Tiddalick the Frog book to Cessnock-area schools for NAIDOC Week

This week Samaritans Information and Neighbourhood Centre Cessnock provided a copy of Tiddalick the Frog, plus puppets and resources, to each school in the area. The books were presented to the schools in acknowledgement of this year’s NAIDOC Week theme “Our Languages Matter”. Thank you to The Advertiser Cessnock for your coverage of this story. Schools in

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