Anglican Men’s Weekend

The annual Diocesan Men’s Weekend took place at Tahlee during May 18-20, 2018. Archdeacon Arthur Copeman spoke on the theme “Living in the Real World”. Guests took part in activities that made the most of Tahlee’s environment such as fishing, bushwalking, and a bonfire on Saturday night. View the full gallery of photos, thanks to Grant

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This Week Around the Diocese

Episcopal Visit Bishop Ross Bay from the Anglican Diocese of Auckland visited the Diocese last week. We snapped this photo of Bishop Ross and Bishop Peter as they popped into the office. Anglican Schools Australia Summit Bishop Peter and Rev Matt Shorten both attended the Anglican Schools Australia Summit in Melbourne in May. The summit drew

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Celebrating Pentecost

Stockton A windy morning Pentecost Sunday at St Paul’s Stockton   Belmont Pentecost decorations at Belmont Cardiff Bishop Charlie joined the Parish of Cardiff to celebrate Pentecost. Wallsend The Parish of Wallsend shared these beautiful photos from their Pentecostal Celebrations.   Nelson Bay Great photos from the All Saints, Nelson Bay Pentecost 2018.   Terrigal Pentecost

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Celebrating Our Mothers

Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College On Friday Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College treated the mums and carers to a special breakfast to show their appreciation for everything they do for them. Belmont North Redhead Some of the mothers of the Parish of Belmont North Redhead were recognised on Mother’s Day – their oldest mother is 95-year-old Betty!

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This Week Around the Diocese

Prayer Windows Connect With Families and Children The Parish of Georgetown has been connecting with families and young children through this fantastic creative worship. Here are some lovely photos of the prayer window in action at the Parish Market Day this week. Bishop Peter Visits Manning Valley Anglican College This week Manning Valley Anglican College

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Episcopal Ordination to take place at Christ Church Cathedral this week

The Holy Eucharist with the Episcopal Ordination of Archdeacon Sonia Roulston and Archdeacon Charles Murry by the Bishop of Newcastle and other bishops will take place at Christ Church Cathedral this Thursday May 10. The Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston will become Assistant Bishop (Inland Episcopate) to exercise episcopal ministry in the Upper Hunter, Maitland and Paterson Deaneries as well as working closely with

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This Week Around the Diocese

Bishop’s Day at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College shared these great photos from Bishop Peter’s visit to the college today for Bishop’s Day. Scone Grammar School Igniting the Fun The students, families and staff of Scone Grammar School came together to celebrate this year’s Horse Parade. The parade was a spectacular sea

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Birdwood Flag wins its category at the National Trust Heritage Awards 2018

The Newcastle team that organised the restoration of what could be the country’s oldest national flag has been praised for its ingenuity, after it was awarded a prestigious prize. The Birdwood Heritage Committee –  chaired by Dr Patricia Gillard – was named winner of the National Trust Heritage Awards’ interior and objects category for its work to restore the 1917 Birdwood Flag, which was born in

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