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Bishop of the NT thanks Anglican Women for generous donation

Anglican Women recently received a letter from Bishop Greg Anderson, Bishop of the NT, in response to the cheque for $7600 for N.T. Aboriginal Ministry that was raised through the Thank You boxes. I wanted to send you my personal thanks, on behalf of the diocese, for your generous gift from the Thank You Box. We

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A Diamond Year for Anglican Care

You can tell much about an organisation from its longevity and reputation.  On Friday May 27 Anglican Care will celebrate its diamond anniversary; 60 years of providing the aged with excellence in care and enhanced lifestyles. Anglican Care was the vision of Charles Arthur Brown, Registrar of the Anglican Diocese, who recognised a growing need

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Give Us A Sign throughout May

The Give Us A Sign campaign is into its second week. Has your church or organisation been involved? You can get involved as an individual too… why not take a “selfie” and share it on your Facebook profile.  This week’s messages: Blessed are the peacemakers. Matthew 5:9 Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa Close

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National Volunteer Week

Give Happy, Live Happy National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. The Diocese and Samaritans have taken the time to celebrate and recognise the contribution of some of our amazing volunteers. Thank you to all our amazing and dedicated volunteers across the diocese. Meet Margaret! Margaret

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Lakes Grammar Go Green

Lakes Grammar make the move to solar energy Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School is now ‘cleaner and greener’ after installing a solar energy system during the April school holidays. Being a large school with over 900 students across two campuses, we have a high demand for electricity and our energy usage is one of our

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Building friendships with an emerging church in the Pacific

Bishop Greg Thompson represented the Primate of Australia and the Diocese of Newcastle at the enthronement and installation of the new Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, The Most Rev. George Angus Takeli on Sunday 17th April 2016. Bishop Greg was among more than four-thousand local and international guests gathered to witness

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Insights: A word from our Chaplain – RAAF Base Williamtown

Out of the muck and chaos of war “We can’t afford to lose you” By The Rev’d Stephen Moore Chaplain, RAAF Base Williamtown For an attentive Anglican chaplain raised in the tradition of St. Francis, the ceremonial aspects surrounding ANZAC Day are combination of State-sanctioned theology blended with a sense of spirituality played out within

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Give us a sign this May

This May we are asking you to Give Us A Sign for Peace! The Give Us A Sign project is an ecumenical initiative that encourages churches and Christian organisations to use their noticeboards to speak with one voice on important social justice issues. The project emerged in 2015 out of conversations within the Anglican, Catholic

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Samaritans: Youth Week Celebrations

On Tuesday April 12, Samaritans celebrated with the youth of the Hunter for National Youth Week. A special event was held at Hamilton South Community Hall which was organised by Samaritans, Housing NSW and Newcastle City Council. The Youth Week event was a whole world of fun with activities including hip hop dancing, a DJ, hair braiding,

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