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Governor of NSW Visits St Paul’s

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley, Governor of NSW, paid a visit to Kurri on Monday to see how things were progressing with the town’s Centenary of Armistice projects. Governor Hurley was treated to an afternoon tea at St Paul’s Anglican Church Hall which also saw performances from the Kurri Public School choir and

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Scone Grammar School promotes Mental Health

In conjunction with the upcoming Where There’s A Will art competition and their submission to help promote Mental Health Month in October, SGS has embarked on a whole school Art Installation which will showcase every student’s top character strength. In their Weekly Wellbeing lesson, every student from P to Year 12 was presented with a small cardboard tile

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Young Talent Time legend serenades Anglican Care

She was the princess of our television screens in the 70’s, and on August 30 Karen Knowles, the Young Talent Time legend, came to Anglican Care’s Alkira Respite & Day Therapy Centre in Kilpatrick Court to join consumers in music therapy and talk about some of her favourite moments growing up in front of an

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This Week Around the Diocese

Bishop Charlie Visits Lymington Village On Thursday 30 August members of All Saints Boolaroo joined with members of their congregation who are residents of Lymington Village Warners Bay as they celebrated 10 years of “Church” at the Village. When the Gellert and Bowdler households relocated from Kotara to Lymington Village in 2009, they generously accepted an

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Diocesan Leaders Conference 2018

The Diocesan Leaders Conference took place during 14-16 August at Potters Brewery Resort, Nulkaba. The keynote speaker for the Diocesan Leaders Conference was the Rev’d Dr John Capper, the Director of Learning and Teaching of the University of Divinity. He spoke on evangelism and apologetics. Sessions at the conference also included talks with the Rev’d Dr John Capper, Bible

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Bishop Peter blesses Anglican Care Booragul site

The Anglican Bishop of Newcastle, The Right Reverend Dr Peter Stuart was joined by the Chairman of Anglican Care, Mr Malcom McDonald, CEO Colin Osborne, staff and dignitaries, to celebrate the commencement of construction at CA Brown Residential Aged Care Booragul facility on August 20. The $41 million re-development, spearheaded by Project Managers APP and

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This Week Around the Diocese

Blessing of Our Land August 26 saw members of the Parish of Mt Vincent and Weston join in the Blessing of Our Land at Pokolbin, in conjunction with clergy and parishioners from the Anglican Parish of Cessnock and the Roman Catholic Parishes of Cessnock and Kurri Kurri. The proceedings commenced with a smoking ceremony before

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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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