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May 10: The Service of Episcopal Ordination of the Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston and the Venerable Charlie Murry

The service of Episcopal Ordination of the Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston and the Venerable Charlie Murry will take place at Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle at 6pm on Ascension Day (May 10 2018). The Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston will become Assistant Bishop (Inland Episcopate) to exercise episcopal ministry in the Upper Hunter, Maitland and Paterson Deaneries

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May 17-20: Inspiracy II

A four day Festival in Newcastle during May 17-20, 2018. Exploring Justice, Spirituality, Music and Art for the Common Good. Set in the beautiful and edgy steel and coal town turned activism hub of Newcastle, this festival now in its second year, will provide a unique conversation around justice, climate change, spirituality, music and art.

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May 18-20: Anglican Men’s Weekend 2018

The annual Diocesan Men’s Weekend is back again in 2018. Early stage planning has commenced for the event which will take place at Tahlee May 18-20, 2018. This year Arthur Copeman will speak from Ecclesiates with the theme “Living in the Real World”. There will be various talks from other guest speakers to encourage believers

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June 5: Diocesan Anglican Women Service

On Tuesday June 5, the annual service for ALL women in the Diocese will take place at St Peter’s, 47 William Street, East Maitland. Keynote speaker: The guest speaker will be Nicki Stuart, a physiotherapist with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, working in the Maitland and Upper Hunter with children and adults living with a disability.

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June 5: Morpeth Lecture

The Morpeth Lecture returns in 2018 with keynote speaker Professor Juliana Claassens. The lecture series was founded to bring theological engagement into the issues of contemporary life. Keynote speaker: Prof Juliana Claassens is Professor in Old Testament and Head of the Gender Unit at the Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University. Her most recent book Claiming Her

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June 7-8: Bonhoeffer Conference

This year’s Conference will focus on the theme Bonhoeffer and Public Theology. What lessons can be drawn from the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in addressing global challenges such as racism, poverty and climate change? At this year’s Bonhoeffer Conference, guest speakers from South Africa and the United States bring fresh insights from their research in

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