COVID-19 Update – Full Synod will not be held in 2020

COVID-19 Update – Synod and Parish Annual Meetings Dear sisters and brothers, Full Synod will not be held in 2020 Virtual Synod may be held to receive reports and conduct electronic elections if arrangements can be made Parish Annual and Special Meetings not yet possible Arrangements for virtual special meeting in parishes and conducting electronic

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COVID-19 – Update – Please reconsider travel to NSW hotspot areas or reconsider attending church if you have been in those areas

COVID-19 Face Masks Dear sisters and brothers, Please reconsider travel to NSW hotspot areas or reconsider attending church if you have been in those areas Dear sisters and brothers, There is growing concern about the risk of contracting COVID-19 by travelling to regions of Sydney. There is general advice about refraining from travel where possible

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COVID-19 – Update – Updated documents and communication

23 July – Number 1 Updated documents and communication Dear sisters and brothers, Every one of us is aware of the increased concern in our community about COVD-19. Once again it seems close to us and we need to exercise our responsibility to ensure sure people ministering in the church and engaging with the church

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Ordination 2020

COVIDSafe Ordination at Christ Church Cathedral

Our Diocesan Bishop, Dr Peter Stuart, introduced the ordination on Saturday 18th July as a “strange and wonderful event.” “Strange,” he said, “because we are carefully practising social distancing with no singing, no dancing and no mingling. Wonderful because we are celebrating what God is doing in Kimbalee and Sarah’s lives and in the life

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Notice of Hearing

The Matter of the Professional Standards Committee (applicant) and Reverend Douglas Morrison-Cleary (respondent) has been listed for hearing at Newcastle Local Court House on Tuesday 4th August 2020. The full Notice of Hearing from President of the Professional Standards Board, Margaret Sidis, can be found here.

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