This Week Around the Diocese

Bishop Sonia Farewells MVAC Students It was with great pride that Manning Valley Anglican College said farewell to Year 12 2018. Bishop Sonia led us in worship for the Valedictory Service on Thursday, commemorating the years of dedication these wonderful students gave to the College as community ambassadors and exemplary leaders. Thursday night the students

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Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College students combine technology with treats in unique program for seniors

Edward Arnold Jayne was sitting in a Fletcher classroom when he made his first visit to the French capital’s cobblestone streets. Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College students guided Mr Jayne –  who was a sales representative for L’Oréal Paris for 50 years and owns a model of the Eiffel Tower –  through the City of Lights on Google Street View. The

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Blessing of our furry and feathered friends

St Luke’s, Wallsend St Luke’s Wallsend held a Blessing of the Animals and Feast of Saint Francis service this weekend, blessing dogs, cats, and chickens. The pets and animal lovers enjoyed great music and a wonderful sermon followed by a parish lunch. All Saint’s, Nelson Bay Christ Church Cathedral  

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This Week Around the Diocese

SGS Chapel Service to farewell Year 12 2018 Scone Grammar School held a final and moving Chapel Service to farewell the Year 12 cohort for 2018. “Thank you for all you have given SGS – we wish you well in the upcoming HSC exams and in your next exciting chapter of life.” Teddy Bear’s Picnic

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Past ABM Workers Honoured at Special Gathering

The strong connection between the Diocese of Newcastle and Anglican Board of Mission (ABM) was rekindled at a special gathering held at the Diocesan head office on Friday September 21. Guests from across the diocese heard Dr Julianne Stewart, Africa Programs Coordinator, speak of the ABM difference and were updated on some of ABM’s work. Together

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All Saints, Nelson Bay Supports Farmers in Murrurundi

The Parishioners of All Saints, Nelson Bay have rallied together to support our farmers in Murrurundi. Port Stephens Coaches sponsored the event, helping with transporting the parish team and supplies to the Hunter Valley. “Thank you to Port Stephens Coaches for sponsoring the event, Sally and Lissy for organising the day, and the generous people

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This Week Around the Diocese

Maitland Parish Celebrates 180 Years A wonderful celebration was held at Maitland on Sunday 23 September to recognise 180 Years for Maitland Anglican Parish. The anniversary was celebrated with a special thanksgiving service and a high tea held on the site of the original St Mary’s church. Spring into Shirley’s Garden Party a success at

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This Week Around the Diocese

Samaritans Launch Youth Complex Mental Health Services This week Samaritans celebrated the launch of Youth Complex Mental Health services in the Hunter at Headspace Maitland. The new early intervention services will aim to meet the needs of young people with, or at risk of, severe mental illness. In the Hunter, Samaritans who operate headspace Maitland will be

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