Encounter Magazine

The Anglican Encounter is an award winning publication read bi-monthly by a Christian audience of over 10,000 people.

The magazine explores the key essence and soul of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, with features on the key matters we face in our daily faith journey, stories of achievement and celebration, and reflections from our Bishops, clergy and parishioners.

Celebrating 50 years of publishing – Est. 1967

With a focus on outreach and social justice, The Encounter endeavours to tackle the big issues such as homelessness, environmentalism, mental health, refugees, reconciliation and more.

Distributed to all parishes, schools and Anglican entities the paper reaches approximately 10,000 people.

Awarded The Australasian Religious Press Association Silver Award for Best Regional Publication 2013, 2014 & 2015

Read Online

Past editions can be viewed here: issuu.com/anglicandioceseofnewcastle

Submissions and Contributions

The Editor and Editorial Committee welcome contributions of stories and photographs for consideration for the publication. The Editor and Editorial Committee reserve the right to edit or cut all submitted material. Submissions can be emailed to the Editor (please send images as high res JPEG or TIFF attachments). Articles should be a maximum of 250 words and are not guaranteed publication. Please supply your contact details.

Send your submissions to editor@newcastleanglican.org.au

2017 Deadlines
February/March 2017: January 6
April/May: March 10
June/July: May 5
August/September: July 7
October/November: September 8
December/January: November 10


Advertising for 2017 is now open. Please download the Encounter Rate Card 2017 for more information.


Subscriptions to The Anglican Encounter are available.

Local per year: $30
Overseas per year: $40AUD

To subscribe send your name, address and cheque made out to Anglican Diocese of Newcastle to The Editor, PO Box 817, Newcastle NSW 2300