This Week Around the Diocese
Anglican Care Auxiliary – Manning
An excellent day in the Manning on October 16 with the Anglican Care Auxiliary holding their inaugural Mad Hatter’s High Tea Garden Party. This fabulous function was held at Auxiliary President George Hoad’s amazing Winchelsea Garden in Killabakh. Beautiful weather, wonderful entertainment, delicious food – what an all round fantastic day.
Special celebrations on October 11 for a very special person, when Fiona McIntosh, the Manager of Toronto Nursing Home, celebrated 30 years of service with Anglican Care. Fiona began her career as a Registered Nurse at Carey Bay. She has also worked at C A Brown and now Toronto Nursing Home. Fiona has touched countless lives in her time with Anglican Care, not only our residents and their families, but our staff as well. Bishop Greg attended the celebrations to congratulate Fiona.
Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar
A fabulous Pride Mass was successfully held at Branxton on October 23.
Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College
BTAC had a wonderful morning with the new 2017 Kindergarten students who attended their first orientation session on Wednesday October 19.
Parish of Cooks Hill (Newcastle)
St John’s Anglican joined forces with Hillsong Newcastle on October 8 for the Dixon Park CityServe project.
Parish of Mt Vincent and Weston – Barney’s
Parish of Nelson Bay
The women of the parish enjoyed a special Girls Night In for Oktoberfest.
Parish of Terrigal
The Cathedral Singers sang at Evensong at Holy Trinity, Terrigal.
Samaritans held their Lock Up event at Maitland Gaol on Friday October 14. A lot of fun was had by all.
Parish of Stroud
The Parish of Stroud held the Best of British concert on October 16.
Parish of Telarah Rutherford
Some great photos from the Mission Luncheon – the parish raised just over $1800. Plus a couple of photos from the patronal festival of St Luke’s.