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Sacred Cathedral artefacts included in Anzac Day dedications

Christ Church Cathedral’s hallowed Warriors Chapel will be incorporated into Newcastle’s program of Anzac Day Commemorations for 2018. The Anzac flame monument at Wednesday’s Nobbys Dawn Service will be lit from a flame that has flickered in the chapel since Great War widows and family of the fallen gathered to mourn husbands, sons, brothers and

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Regional Meetings continue this week

The Regional Meetings across the diocese continue this week, with the third meeting taking place tonight at Wyong on the Central Coast. The Bishop has already travelled to the Manning and Upper Hunter regions last week with the meetings shaping up to be a success so far. The Upper Hunter meeting took place at Muswellbrook

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Service of Commisioning for Rev’d Gary Atherton

The Rev’d Gary Atherton was Commissioned by Bishop Peter Stuart as the Rector in the Parish of Cardiff on Wednesday, April 11. Father Gary Atherton has returned to the Diocese after 16 years and comes to the Parish of Cardiff with over 30 years experience in ordained ministry. Having served in eight separate parishes spread

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This Week Around the Diocese

Blessing of the Copes Two new copes were blessed and dedicated for use in the Cathedral this week. Plus the Rev’d Michelle Hazel-Jawhary, Rector of Cessnock, was a guest preacher at the Cathedral this week. Messy Church at Singleton Messy Church at All Saints Singleton came together this week to focus on the theme Journeys &

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Real athletes wear dentures!

Move over Commonwealth Games, the real sporting action took place on Thursday 12th April at the 4th annual Seniors Olympics right here in the Hunter! Presented by the Anglican Care Olympic Committee, the talented athletes were aged between 80 and 100 years. But don’t let their age fool you into thinking the games weren’t ultra-competitive!

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Anglican Care Residents and BTAC Students come together for iTea

Residents from Anglican Care and students from Bishop Tyrell Anglican College have come together recently for a spot of “iTea”. “iTea” is a great new project where IT lessons and high tea are combined. The iTea project is part of the Anglican Care Intergenerational Program. Year 11 Information and Digital Technology students from Bishop Tyrrell

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First Regional Meeting takes place in the Manning

In April, Bishop Peter is inviting the people of the Diocese to the Regional Meetings to explore Jesus’ call that we might have abundant life. The Regional Meetings commenced last night with the first meeting being held at Taree. There were 87 people present and the response to the meeting was very positive. At the meeting Bishop

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Samaritans Emergency Relief

Did you know Samaritans Emergency Relief Centres provide around 56 litres of long life milk per week to people in need? Samaritans are in desperate need of donations to fill their cupboards. Can you help? Please feel free to drop off your donation at their Brunker Rd site. Other locations are available on their website: www.samaritans.org.au/service/emergencyrelief/

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This Week Around the Diocese

Holy Week at East Maitland The Parish of East Maitland shared these great photos from Holy Week. MU Lady Day The Parish of Nelson Bay shared these photos from the Mothers’ Union Lady Day held at Christ Church Cathedral on April 9. Taize 2018 The Parish of Nelson Bay came together for Taize this week,

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