Around the Diocese

Parish Mt Vincent and Weston

The parish held a Nostalgia Fest Rock Service this week, featuring Barney’s Club and Holy Spirit School children.

Parish Mt Vincent and Weston

Fourteen teens from the parishes of Mt Vincent/Weston, Beresfield/Thornton, Paterson, Cessnock and Morpeth joined together this week for the Apis Te Teen youth group. They had a “flipping” good time at flipout Thornton.

Parish of Raymond Terrace

The parish held their Parish Lunch last week and gave thanks to the ministry of Fr Jim Hudson, who concluded his time a Locum at the parish. “We wish Fr. Jim and Gaye all the very best for the future and retirement”.

Parish of New Lambton

Birthday celebrations were held in the parish for the month of March for Margaret and Diane. They celebrated with a yummy spiced carrot cake with ricotta icing – gluten free and healthy! They also heard from Howard and Pip Mychael who shared stories of their 23 years as missionaries in Nigeria with the parish.

Mission to Seafarers

Mission to Seafarers chaplain Rev’d Peter Middleton had a special reunion this week with a Chinese seafarer, who were reunited after two and half years. Plus some great photos visiting ships.

Parish of Maitland

Lots of singing and fun at Maitland this week!

Anglican Care

Some more great photos from Anglican Care’s Senior Olympics. Gavin Morris from NBN News attended the event as the official presenter of all the important trophies. Plus winners of ‘Best Themed and Enthusiastic Table’ staff and clients from Anglican Care’s Alkira Respite Service at Toronto – representing the Netherlands!

Parish of Nelson Bay

This week All Saint’s Anna Bay held their men’s ministry – calling all men and their motors.