Reedy Creek church “read-y” by candlelight

Our beautiful little country church ’St John the Baptist Reedy Creek’, (part of the Singleton Parish) has no electricity and on cold winter Sunday mornings, we often find ourselves scrambling for the closest seat to the window to feel the warmth of the winter sun. On Sunday morning on the 5th June, when the East

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Support Anglicans battling poverty and injustice

In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus teaches us to pray that God’s kingdom will come on earth as in heaven. To pray this prayer is to ask God to act, but it is also to make a commitment to doing our part to realise this vision of God’s coming kingdom. Anglican Overseas Aid works with Anglican

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Gallery: Interfaith Dialogue

On Tuesday 31 May, the second annual Interfaith Dialogue took place at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College. The event was an opportunity for the Muslim and Christian communities to join together to explore the true sense of what peace means to our religions. Each of us can learn and appreciate what we have in common and

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Bishop Tyrrell Students Competing on the Global Sports Stage

Students at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College enjoy many sporting opportunities at both regional level and weekly Club level in local Newcastle Junior competitions. Recently, the exploits of two Secondary students highlighted the sporting achievements of students at the College. Year 12 student, Maddison Elliott, has already represented Australia on multiple occasions, including the 2012 London

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Lakes Grammar: “Positive Teacher of the Year”

It is a pleasure to report that Mr Ralph Johns has been awarded “NSW Positive Teacher of the Year” for 2016 by the Positive Schools Institute. Ralph was nominated by a member of the school community and was subsequently selected for this honour by a panel comprised of members of the Principals Australia Institute, Geelong

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Branxton Greta Lochinvar bridal parade

Eighty people enjoyed a display of wedding gowns at the Anglican Church of Branxton Greta Lochinvar’s bridal parade on Saturday, May 28. Despite trying weather conditions, many still turned up to St John The Divine Church, Branxton to watch the event. The parade featured gowns dating back to the 1940’s, many of which were loaned by parishioners, the community, and from the Anglican

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East Maitland parish Winter appeal

The Anglican Parish of East Maitland are seeking donations of blankets, rugs and warm clothing for those in need this winter. The parish is also calling for food items for Winter including cans of soup, packets of pasta with sauce, instant noodles, rolled oats and tins of stew. Donations can be left in the baskets at the back

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