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Christmas Message from Bishop Peter Stuart

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 year! The travelling and gathering restrictions have reduced the ways people can get together. Many people will stay safe at home rather than venturing out to church or to be

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COVID-19 Update – COVID19 Safety Plan (new document)

Dear sisters and brothers, From 7 December, the NSW Government have released further changes for Places of Worship. Further details in relation to these changes and the updated documents have been outlined below: COVID19 Safety Plan (new document) Signage – Wearing Masks – Singing (new document) Safe Return to Church Framework – Cleaning Record Fact

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COVID-19 Update – Singing indoors with masks from 7 December 2020 Singing indoors with masks from 7 December 2020 Changes to the number of people who can be present in church buildings Thank you Heidi The arrangements for Places of Worship approved by the NSW Government have been changed with effect from Monday. Revised Fact

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Notice of Determination: PSC v Morrison-Cleary

The matter of the Professional Standards COmmittee (Applicant) and the Reverend Douglas Morrison-Cleary (Respondent) has been listed for the announcement of its determination and recommendations at 3.30pm on Friday 25th September via Audio-visual meeting. The full Notice from the President of the Professional Standards Board, Margaret Sidis, can be viewed here.

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COVID-19 – Change to guidance – Church attendance and pastoral ministry must be adapted in light of increased COVID19 concerns

Dear sisters and brothers, Church attendance and pastoral ministry must be adapted in light of increased COVID19 concerns Slight amendment to rules for weddings Permission for use of multiple buildings on the same site Dear sisters and brothers, Transmission risk – changes to ministry The NSW Government has “strongly advised” people from Greater Sydney and

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