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Gallery: Sea Sunday Service 2016

On Sunday July 17, a sung evensong was held at Christ Church Cathedral to observe the Mission To Seafarer’s annual Sea Sunday celebration. Sea Sunday is a time to remember the 1.5 million seafarers around the world who make possible the transportation of nearly everything we use (more than 90% of trade is estimated to

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Anglican Diocese of Newcastle welcomes the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle has welcomed the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The Diocese has been working closely with NSW Police and the Royal Commission over the past three years providing a significant number of documents to assist with both police and the Commission’s investigations. The release of the case

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This week around the diocese

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

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ABM: A truck for St Peter’s Bible School in Myanmar

Through ABM’s Church to Church project for St Peter’s Bible School in Toungoo Diocese, Myanmar, the school has purchased a truck which will enable the clergy to further minister to their communities. Bishop John Wilme sent this message to us: “I am very pleased to tell you that the truck safely arrived this afternoon from

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This Week Around the Diocese

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

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Refugee Week 2016: Meet Khadijeh

Khadijeh’s Story Words by Louise Mackay Khadijeh had been living in Iran her whole life. She was born there. Her family was from Afghanistan; they had fled their war-torn country before she was born and they had made a life in Iran. However, in 2010 the Iranian government decided the Afghani and Iraqi people were

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Manning Valley Anglican College: Student Awarded Aboriginal Student of the Year

Maddison West’s dedication rewarded THE inaugural Aboriginal Student of the Year for Myall Lakes is Maddison West from Manning Valley Anglican College. The new annual award recognises young people who demonstrate leadership within their school and local community. Myall Lakes MP Stephen Bromhead presented Maddison with the award at his annual leadership breakfast. “Maddison is an

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