This Week Around the Diocese

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

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Encounter wins ARPA Awards for Excellence

The Encounter magazine took out two awards at the recent Australasian Religious Press Association Awards for Excellence 2016 at the recent awards dinner held in Sydney on Saturday September 3. ARPA (the Australasian Religious Press Association) is an ecumenical Christian communication network for Australian and New Zealand publications and their editors, journalists, designers, contributors. The

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Churches to serve the City of Newcastle

Our churches are getting into the spirit of “spring cleaning” over the next couple of months in partnership with CityServe – a unique initiative that embraces collaborative working partnerships between council, business and community organisations to benefit the community. CityServe was launched for 2016 on August 22, and Archdeacon Arthur Copeman was interviewed by NBN News

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This Week Around the Diocese

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

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Religious Leaders Come Together

Anglican Parish of Gosford united in many faiths with Father Rod Bower, Bishop Greg Thompson, Grand Mufti Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed, Gen Kelsang Dawa from the Wamberal Buddhist Centre and Aunty Robyn Reid. People from all faiths, backgrounds and traditions came together on Sunday August 28 as a show of solidarity at a multifaith service

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This week around the Diocese

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

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Olympic fever hits the Diocese

Parish of Singleton Messy Church, Parish of Terrigal Messy Church and Anglican Care have been celebrating the Olympics over the past two weeks. Check out a gallery of photos – lots of fun has been had by all.  

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Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar establish a #loudfence

The Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar establised a #loudfence at the entrance of their church on August 21 to symbolise their support for the victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. The first loud fence was established in Ballarat in 2015 – as a visual sign of support for victims of child sexual abuse. In light

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