A World of Colour

Scone Grammar School was a world of colour last month, hosting a Colour Run to celebrate the end of term 3. The Colour Run was an opportunity for everyone to simply finish the term having fun together. Organised by the SGS P&F, the Colour Run was a huge success raising a profit of over $18,000

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Gallery: Blessing of the Animals

The Parishes of Wallsend and Singleton have been enjoying the company of their furry friends at their Blessing of the Animals services this week. Plenty of dogs and a brave bunny attended the service for St Francis at St Luke’s Wallsend. The rectory retrievers Raffi and Penzi also enjoyed being a part of the liturgy and

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December 6: Australian Bonhoeffer Conference 2017

“The 13th annual Bonhoeffer conference continues to be an important contributor to ongoing interest in the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer as well as providing a focus generally on the importance of theology in grappling with worldly issues, personal and communal. In both respects, Bonhoeffer continues to be our inspiration”. -Emeritus Professor Terence Lovat, Conference Chair The Bonhoeffer

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Pet Blessing at Anna Bay

Lions, tigers and bears! Well, not quite. But there were plenty of cute fluffy and furry friends at the Pet Blessing held at Anna Bay Church on Monday 2 October. All the pets received a special certificate as well. Check out the gorgeous photos.  

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This Week Around the Diocese

Farewell at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College Many tears were shed as Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College farewelled their Year 12 Students last week at the Valedictory Assembly. Kurt Fearnely also shared a heartfelt, inspirational speech with the students. Bishop Peter visits Nelson Bay The Parish of Nelson Bay were privileged to have Bishop Peter join them

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First Session of the Fifty-Second Synod

The First Session of the Fifty-Second Synod took place at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College on Saturday 23 September. The Synod began with an address from the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies. This was the first time that Archbishop Davies had been at a Newcastle Synod. Bishop Peter addressed the Synod as the Synod

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Bring Your Pet to Work Day

Anglican Care’s Bishop Tyrrell Place in Cundletown became more of a barn on Tuesday September 26, as it celebrated “Bring Your Pet to Work Day” with some very unusual guests.  Bishop Tyrrell Place is certainly no stranger when it comes to animals and aged care, establishing the first “Care Farm” for residents in New South Wales

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Two Bishops in Dialogue 2017

The Annual Two Bishops in Dialogue took place at Christ Church Anglican, Gosford on Tuesday 26 September. Commencing at 7.30pm, the 2017 Bishops Dialogue brought together Bishop Peter Stuart and Bishop Peter A. Comensoli, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay to discuss the theme,  “What unites us is much greater than what divides us”

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