This Week Around the Diocese

Farewell at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College

Many tears were shed as Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College farewelled their Year 12 Students last week at the Valedictory Assembly. Kurt Fearnely also shared a heartfelt, inspirational speech with the students.

Bishop Peter visits Nelson Bay

The Parish of Nelson Bay were privileged to have Bishop Peter join them for the morning this week.


Saluting Hunter’s fallen heroes

About 100 police personnel and the families of fallen officers attended Christ Church Cathedral on Friday morning to commemorate Police Remembrance Day. Photos by The Herald.


Pet Blessing at Georgetown

Gorgeous photos from a special pet blessing held at St Matthew’s Georgetown on Sunday.


Retired Friends Club, Kotara South Recognised in 2017 Centre for Volunteering awards

The Retired Friends Club of Kotara South were recently recognised in the 2017 Centre for Volunteering Awards. Beverley Heap, Valerie Roach, and Sandra Astley received a Certificate of Recognition in the Volunteer Team of the Year category  presented by Councillor Wayne Bedggood, Mayor of the Upper Hunter Shire Council at the 2017 Central Coast Volunteer Awards presentation  in September. The CEO of the local Volunteer Centre made a special point of speaking to them after learning of the achievements of the Retired Friends program over the 41 years.


Crafty Kids at Wingham

Check out the great photos from the Crafty Kids workshop at Wingham last week.