Anglican Care Celebrates Aged Diversity

On March 24 Anglican Care held a BBQ to celebrate the diverse characteristics that make them the dynamic community based organisation it is today for Harmony Day. The Anglican Care residents and consumers have a variety of interest, customs, beliefs and backgrounds and it is this diversity that makes Anglican Care such a great organisation. 

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MU Lady Day 2017

MU Lady Day 2017 took place at Christ Church Cathedral on Monday March 27. The 2017 Lady Day celebrated the 125th Anniversary of MU in Australia, as well as the 110th Anniversary of MU in the Newcastle Diocese. Archdeacon Sonia Roulston was presider and preacher at the service. Five candles were lit to celebrate the

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Messy Lent at Singleton

What a great day All Saint’s, Singleton had for Messy Lent on Sunday! The Messy Church group explored Lent through making crosses, learning a Smartie Prayer, making Blessings Jars, making Playdough Prayers, putting together “Lent in a Bag”, filling a Sorry Bin and colouring in including a prayer chatterbox. They then heard a story about

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Bishop Tyrrell Day 2017

On Wednesday March 15, the Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College community gathered to celebration the foundation of BTAC at Christ Church Cathedral, and to honour the life of Bishop William Tyrrell. Check out these amazing photos from BTAC.  

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Around the Diocese

Parish Mt Vincent and Weston The parish held a Nostalgia Fest Rock Service this week, featuring Barney’s Club and Holy Spirit School children. Parish Mt Vincent and Weston Fourteen teens from the parishes of Mt Vincent/Weston, Beresfield/Thornton, Paterson, Cessnock and Morpeth joined together this week for the Apis Te Teen youth group. They had a

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A gift to others this Easter

ABM’s Good Friday and Easter Gift encourages Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter. In remote Australia, Aboriginal Christians require much needed training and support as they seek to witness Christ in their communities but travelling to and from remote communities is time consuming and

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Gosford Parish Shave for a Cure

What a fabulous effort by Rod Bower and his team at the Parish of Gosford on March 19 who participated in the World’s Greatest Shave. The parish raised an amazing $10,000 for the Leukaemia Foundation! Plus a great photo from the parish’s World Food Fair which was also held on Sunday. The parish welcomed over 600

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Lakes Grammar stand up against bullying

On March 16 senior Year 5 and OC students from Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School participated in “The One Million Starts to End Violence Project” as part of their annual Harmony Day and National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence activities. Students from the school’s Mental Health Advocacy Program (MHAP) group, Jordan Stevens

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Anglican Care Wins Safety Innovation Award

Innovation has always been at the forefront of Anglican Care’s values, and now they can boast they are leaders in workplace health and safety after winning the Hunter Safety Awards’ WHS Innovation Category. Anglican Care pipped contenders from the mining and industrial sectors to the podium for their innovative approach to overcoming workplace manual handling

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