Lakes Grammar Go Green

Lakes Grammar make the move to solar energy Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School is now ‘cleaner and greener’ after installing a solar energy system during the April school holidays. Being a large school with over 900 students across two campuses, we have a high demand for electricity and our energy usage is one of our

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Building friendships with an emerging church in the Pacific

Bishop Greg Thompson represented the Primate of Australia and the Diocese of Newcastle at the enthronement and installation of the new Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, The Most Rev. George Angus Takeli on Sunday 17th April 2016. Bishop Greg was among more than four-thousand local and international guests gathered to witness

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Insights: A word from our Chaplain – RAAF Base Williamtown

Out of the muck and chaos of war “We can’t afford to lose you” By The Rev’d Stephen Moore Chaplain, RAAF Base Williamtown For an attentive Anglican chaplain raised in the tradition of St. Francis, the ceremonial aspects surrounding ANZAC Day are combination of State-sanctioned theology blended with a sense of spirituality played out within

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Give us a sign this May

This May we are asking you to Give Us A Sign for Peace! The Give Us A Sign project is an ecumenical initiative that encourages churches and Christian organisations to use their noticeboards to speak with one voice on important social justice issues. The project emerged in 2015 out of conversations within the Anglican, Catholic

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Samaritans: Youth Week Celebrations

On Tuesday April 12, Samaritans celebrated with the youth of the Hunter for National Youth Week. A special event was held at Hamilton South Community Hall which was organised by Samaritans, Housing NSW and Newcastle City Council. The Youth Week event was a whole world of fun with activities including hip hop dancing, a DJ, hair braiding,

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Celebrating National Youth Week

This week we are celebrating National Youth Week across the diocese, recognising the young people in our schools and agencies. Youth Week is an opportunity for young people to express their ideas and views, act on issues that affect their lives, and create and enjoy activities and events. Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School World

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Anglican Care Celebrates 60 Years

27 May 2016 is the official date that Anglican Care will celebrate 60 years of providing care, services and support to seniors within the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle. In the 1950’s, the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle observed that there would be an increasing need for aged persons. Allowing for flexibility of service delivery, a large

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Anglican Care: Employment boost for Toronto

At a time when many local businesses are experiencing a downturn, Anglican Care is bucking the trend when it comes to employment and growth. A recruitment campaign for over 40 new jobs is now underway to staff the brand new Anglican Care aged care home, Kilpatrick Court at Toronto. Opening in June 2016, Kilpatrick Court

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AW Retreats: Resting in God’s love

Over hot summer days, in the second week of Lent, 35 full-time and 15 day visitors, gathered at the old mud brick Monastery in Stroud to enjoy a time of quiet contemplation, being still and listening to God. Organised by Anglican Women, Newcastle, the two retreats were led by The Rev’d Michelle Hazel-Jawhary, now the

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