Olympic fever hits the Diocese

Parish of Singleton Messy Church, Parish of Terrigal Messy Church and Anglican Care have been celebrating the Olympics over the past two weeks. Check out a gallery of photos – lots of fun has been had by all.  

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Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar establish a #loudfence

The Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar establised a #loudfence at the entrance of their church on August 21 to symbolise their support for the victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. The first loud fence was established in Ballarat in 2015 – as a visual sign of support for victims of child sexual abuse. In light

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National Op Shop Week

To celebrate National Op Shop Week, we encourage everyone to re-think how you can support our local church and Samaritan op shops. Samaritans have put a call out for an urgent need of op shop donations. Can you donate clothes, bric-a-brac, linen, or household items (not electrical)? Throughout the Diocese, many of our churches run

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This week around the Diocese

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.

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Prayer Service for the Royal Commission

A moving and meaningful Prayer Service for the Royal Commission was held on Sunday July 31 at St Luke’s, Wallsend. The service was a time to pray for survivors, the Royal Commission, the Church, and those who abuse. The congregation was invited to come forward and place a hand upon the stone at the front,

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Country Gospel service held at St Paul’s Stockton

On Sunday July 31, St Paul’s Stockton held a Country Gospel Service where they sang and learnt about Australian gospel songs. They sang songs like I have decided to follow Jesus, Just a closer walk with Thee, and What a friend we have in Jesus. After praise and worship they had a discussion on Aussie Spirituality, followed by

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