This Week Around the Diocese

SGS Chapel Service to farewell Year 12 2018

Scone Grammar School held a final and moving Chapel Service to farewell the Year 12 cohort for 2018. “Thank you for all you have given SGS – we wish you well in the upcoming HSC exams and in your next exciting chapter of life.”


Teddy Bear’s Picnic

The Parish of Belmont North Redhead held a very special Mainly Music this week with everyone’s favourite furry friends for a teddy bears picnic.


Bishop Brian visits Georgetown Parish

Bishop Brian visited St Matthew’s, Georgetown this week to receive Lucia and Eduardo into the Anglican Church.


Historical Display at Dungog

Christ Church, Dungog hosted a historical display over the weekend to celebrate the 160th Anniversary of Christ Church and 100 years of the organ. The display of items was a fascinating look at the history of not only the parish, but of the town, and people. Many hours were put into collecting, sorting and setting this exhibit up.


Celebrating God’s Love at Singleton

country celebration at St John the Baptist, Reedy Creek this weekend – a fifth Sunday Parish service. A delicious morning tea followed the service, enabling the parish to further celebrate God’s love and goodness.


Fashion at Forster Tuncurry

The Parish of Forster Tuncurry held a fabulous fashion parade and luncheon recently. Check out the great photos.


Dad’s Day Out with Samaritans

Samaritans team members Lorraine and Kobea attended “Central Coast Dad’s Day Out” last weekend. Over 150 families attended the day where there were lots of giveaways and free activities for children and their families. Many children enjoyed Samaritans Pet Rock activity and staff were able to share with families the many varied programs offered by Samaritans.


Healthy church, society, balance order and justice

Gosford Anglican Church’s Fr Rod Bower caught up with The Melbourne Anglican to have a conversation about his new book, Outspoken. “Perhaps one of the most recognisable clergy in the country, at least to a secular audience, Gosford Anglican Church’s Father Rod Bower has made a name for himself speaking out on several divisive social justice issues. With the release of his new autobiography Outspoken, Chris Shearer spoke with Fr Bower about what’s it like for a self-confessed introvert to enter the fray of national public debate.” Read more on the TMA website.