Healing Mass at St Peter’s, Hamilton

The parishes of Adamstown, Hamilton and Kotara continue to meet together on the first Thursday of each month to celebrate a Healing Mass. Oils of healing, anointing and the Laying On of Hands are also available for those who seek this sacrament. Additionally, there is a prayer roster where the names of the sick can

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Cyclone Winston fundraiser led by Lakes Grammar SRC

Lakes Grammar Senior Student Representative Council (SRC) have thrown their support behind a fundraising effort to support victims affected by Cyclone Winston. The islands of Fiji were left devastated when Cyclone Winston hit in February. Our SRC body is always looking for ways to lead our school community in supporting worthy causes and chose Anglican

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Anglican Care: Thank you to dedicated fundraisers

Anglican Care’s Auxiliary – Hunter, held their Annual General Meeting in February of this year. This dynamic group of wonderful women (and a few good men!) have raised over $400,000 since 1998 to support the residents and consumers of Anglican Care via the provision of equipment and programs. This year they have donated a whopping

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SRE – Scripture in our schools – is a unique ministry of sharing our faith with the young people of our communities

By The Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston Archdeacon for Newcastle Under the NSW Education Act SRE is defined as, “…education in the distinctive beliefs and practices of an approved religious persuasion. SRE is taught by authorised representatives of that religion, and is for students whose parents have expressed the desire, usually at enrolment, that they receive

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Introducing Children, Education and Youth Ministry Development Officer

By The Rev’d Julie Turnbull Anglican Parish of Toronto What a mouthful! The CEY Board has appointed me to be CEY MDO (that’s better!) commencing on March 1. I will be supporting all-age, intergenerational, Messy Church and/or cross-generational ministries across the diocese. Initially my focus will be on getting to know the teams offering Messy

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Social Justice: Getting to know your community

On Wednesday February 17, All Saints Belmont hosted a community forum in the church hall. At our most recent parish planning day it was recognised that we had little information about the profile of community that we serve, making it difficult to plan ahead to assist in addressing any social and/or justice related gaps. Our

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Samaritans Celebrate Seniors Week with Community Event

Samaritans hosted a special Seniors Week event in Hamilton South today to celebrate healthy living and ageing with live entertainment, activities and a free barbeque. Guests enjoyed live entertainment starring Newcastle singer Mick Fetch, bingo with some great prizes and an art & craft workshop. Samaritans also provided free haircuts and health checks to those

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Lady Day gallery

Lady Day was hosted by Mothers’ Union on Monday April 4 at Christ Church Cathedral. Special guest speaker Dr Paul Craven, CEO John Hunter Children’s Hospital, spoke about the work that he and his team do in Vietnam. MU presented Dr Paul with a cheque for $5,000 for the NICU in Newcastle and a cheque

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Anglican Care: The Olympics are on!

Athletes have been in camp, undergoing gruelling training schedules in preparation for the biggest sporting event of the year, the 2nd Olympiad of the Anglican Care Senior Olympics, which commenced at 10am on Monday 4th April at Club Macquarie. Anglican Care’s crack team of Olympians, aged between 80 and 100 competed in the highly contested

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