Facing the challenges of 2021

Our Diocesan Bishop, Dr Peter Stuart, addressed the Anglican Synod on Saturday about the challenges and opportunities facing the Anglican Church in the Hunter and…

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Christmas Message from Bishop Peter…

How will you describe 2020 What a year and we thought the challenges were behind us! So many families are experience a different Christmas this…

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Covid19 Update – We are…

The Anglican Communion Office has produced a graphic stating “the church does not close, only the building. Because we are the church, the living body…

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Covid19 Update – Restrictions on…

Diocesan Council has determined that a parish must seek approval from the Diocesan Chief Executive to incur expenditure or make a payment in excess of…

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Streamed Church Services

The Cathedral will stream services every day – Evening Prayer each day. The service will be broadcast at 5.30pm. Holy Communion/the Eucharist which will be…

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Anglican involvement in SRE suspended

20 March Number 1 Anglican involvement in Special Religious Education (SRE) suspended until further notice After careful consideration of the needs of many volunteers and…

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Basic Covid19 Cleaning Guide

19 March Number 6 Basic Cleaning Guide Some questions have been asked about cleaning. Here is a simple guide for non-hospitable settings here.

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Encouragement to clergy to continue…

19 March Number 5 supplementing 18 March Number 6 Dear colleagues, Supervision Changes in expectations of the clergy Bishop Charlie, Bishop Sonia and I have…

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Journeying together in complex times

Clergy to meet and reflect following the National Bishops’ Meeting and General Synod Bishop Peter has invited all licensed clergy from the Diocese to gather…

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Who will turn up this…

A Christmas Message from the Anglican Bishop of Newcastle – Dr Peter Stuart There is expectation in the air. Christmas is near and people have…

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New Professional Standards Poster

We have updated the Professional Standards Poster to ensure that people know how to contact the Police and the Child Protection Helpline. We encourage anyone…

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Mandatory Reporting in NSW

From 1 March 2020 reporting child abuse will be a legal requirement for clergy and church workers in NSW. This follows amendments to the Children…

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