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Social Justice: Getting to know your community

On Wednesday February 17, All Saints Belmont hosted a community forum in the church hall. At our most recent parish planning day it was recognised that we had little information about the profile of community that we serve, making it difficult to plan ahead to assist in addressing any social and/or justice related gaps. Our

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Samaritans Celebrate Seniors Week with Community Event

Samaritans hosted a special Seniors Week event in Hamilton South today to celebrate healthy living and ageing with live entertainment, activities and a free barbeque. Guests enjoyed live entertainment starring Newcastle singer Mick Fetch, bingo with some great prizes and an art & craft workshop. Samaritans also provided free haircuts and health checks to those

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Lady Day gallery

Lady Day was hosted by Mothers’ Union on Monday April 4 at Christ Church Cathedral. Special guest speaker Dr Paul Craven, CEO John Hunter Children’s Hospital, spoke about the work that he and his team do in Vietnam. MU presented Dr Paul with a cheque for $5,000 for the NICU in Newcastle and a cheque

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Anglican Care: The Olympics are on!

Athletes have been in camp, undergoing gruelling training schedules in preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year, the 2nd Olympiad of the Anglican Care Senior Olympics, which commenced at 10am on Monday 4th April at Club Macquarie. Anglican Care’s crack team of Olympians, aged between 80 and 100 competed in the highly contested

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Samaritans hosts Youth Camp

Recently, Samaritans hosted 15 young people at an SOS Camp held at Glenrock Lagoon, Newcastle. SOS camps aim to positive experience for both our Young People and Staff, giving them the opportunity to get to know each other better, while also providing valuable education in areas that are relevant to the Young People. This year’s focus was on

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Bishop Greg welcomes Royal Commission hearings in Newcastle

Today’s Newcastle Herald has published an article that relates to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and a hearing related to the Diocese. Although the Diocese has not received formal notification from the Commission, it is foreshadowed that a two week public hearing into Newcastle Anglican Diocese is

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