Church leaders come together for peace

Newcastle’s religious leaders have joined forces to promote peace. Last week Bishop Bill Wright, Reverend Stephen de Plater, Bishop Peter Stuart and Sheikh Mohamed Khamis came together at Christ Church Cathedral to promote ‪#‎peace‬ to the wider community through the ‪#‎giveusasign‬ campaign. Let’s continue to work in solidarity for ‪#‎peace‬ – keep your signs coming!

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Rev’d Dr Kim Miller to feature in ABC Compass Prison Chaplain Series

On May 29 Prison Chaplains – Part 3, an ABC Compass series, will profile Friendship House, a Samaritans service offering offenders a unique post release program where they are helped to reintegrate into the community. Chaplain Rev’d Dr Kim Miller visits James who will soon be released from Lithgow Correctional Centre. To help James adjust to life on the

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Anglican Chaplains featured in Compass series

For the first time, a series on ABC’s Compass examines the work of dedicated Prison Chaplains who provide much needed pastoral and spiritual care to more than 30,000 men and women locked up in Australian prisons Prison Chaplains – Part 1, screened on Sunday May 15, goes inside Cessnock and John Moroney Correctional Centres in NSW where

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ABM Resources for National Reconciliation Week

ABM has free resources available for National Reconciliation Week with the theme, Exploring Exile. May 27 to June 3 is National Reconciliation Week, also known as the Week of Prayer for Reconciliation. The Reverend Glenn Loughrey, a Wiradjuri man, artist and priest-in-charge of St Oswald’s Anglican Church in Melbourne has written resources to help Anglicans

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Bishop of the NT thanks Anglican Women for generous donation

Anglican Women recently received a letter from Bishop Greg Anderson, Bishop of the NT, in response to the cheque for $7600 for N.T. Aboriginal Ministry that was raised through the Thank You boxes. I wanted to send you my personal thanks, on behalf of the diocese, for your generous gift from the Thank You Box. We

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A Diamond Year for Anglican Care

You can tell much about an organisation from its longevity and reputation.  On Friday May 27 Anglican Care will celebrate its diamond anniversary; 60 years of providing the aged with excellence in care and enhanced lifestyles. Anglican Care was the vision of Charles Arthur Brown, Registrar of the Anglican Diocese, who recognised a growing need

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Give Us A Sign throughout May

The Give Us A Sign campaign is into its second week. Has your church or organisation been involved? You can get involved as an individual too… why not take a “selfie” and share it on your Facebook profile.  This week’s messages: Blessed are the peacemakers. Matthew 5:9 Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa Close

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