Highlighting our volunteers: Toronto

We are celebrating National Volunteer Week 2024. Here are two examples of the work our generous volunteers do to support Newcastle Anglican and the wider…

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Highlighting our volunteers: Wallsend

We are celebrating National Volunteer Week 2024. Here is an example of the work our generous volunteers do to support Newcastle Anglican and the wider…

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Showing our appreciation to generous…

National Volunteer Week (20-26 May) is a reminder that every act of volunteering, no matter how small, is helping to create a better world. It…

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Kathryn’s new calling

There was a celebration at St Paul the Apostle, Kurri Kurri, last night for the commissioning of Reverend Kathryn Trimby. Bishop Peter and Bishop Sonia…

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Housing crisis “worst it’s ever…

Anglicare Australia is calling for the government to step up as its latest figures reveal the housing crisis is the worst it’s ever been. A…

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Coming together to protect our…

Today (Monday 22 April) is Earth Day. The annual event promotes an unwavering commitment to end plastics for the sake of human and planetary health,…

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Historic church’s 150th anniversary

This article is from the Easter 2024 edition of Encounter Magazine. Click here to read the entire article. St Paul’s Anglican Church, Murrurundi, is celebrating its…

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My 50-year journey: Bruce McAteer

This article is from the Easter 2024 edition of Encounter Magazine. Click here to read the entire article. Reverend Bruce McAteer celebrated his 50th anniversary of…

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My 50-year journey: Paul Robertson

This article is from the Easter 2024 edition of Encounter Magazine. Click here to read the entire article. Reverend Paul Robertson celebrated his 50th anniversary…

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Easter Hope | A Message…

There are three significant promises in the Easter stories. First, God offered us eternal life. Secondly, God will actively engage us in this life. Thirdly,…

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Come and join one of…

Do you love working with children? Are you willing to do some checks and training? Special Religious Education (SRE) – or School Scripture teaching –…

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Statement on peace in the…

We, the Bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia, gathered at Bendigo on Thursday 21st March, 2024, unanimously affirm the following statement. As we enter…

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Getting to know Reverend Anthea

Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School recently welcomed Reverend Anthea Haughain as its new school chaplain. In this Q&A, Reverend Anthea shares some of her…

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‘Band-aid solutions’ not Closing the…

For more than a decade, Australians have shown their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equity by marking National Close the Gap Day.…

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Encounter Easter edition is now…

It’s been an action-packed start to 2024 across Newcastle Anglican. We’ve captured some of the highlights so far in our Easter edition of Encounter magazine.…

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Bishop Peter writes from the…

Day 1 A big part of the Ecumenical Summit in Rome has been listening to each other. We have been presented with a rich tapestry…

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Encounter Christmas edition is now…

The festive season is well and truly here. Samaritans Christmas Appeal has kicked off to support families who are doing it tough across the region,…

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A pastoral letter to the…

Greetings to the Newcastle Anglican community, I am writing to you all about voluntary assisted dying. In a few weeks, the law in New South…

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