This Week Around the Diocese
Samaritans celebrated their Annual Christmas Party for the people they support, their families and carers.
Parish of Nelson Bay
The parish have held celebrations the past two weeks, including the Seniors Christmas Party and the Small Saints Christmas Party.
Parish of Belmont
Belmont All Saints included White Ribbon awareness in services on Sunday November 27. As a result 16 members of the congregation took the oath to speak out about violence against women and signed to have their oath recorded on the national list.
Parish of Stroud
Parishioner, Margaret Worth, overseeing the Advent preparations.
Parish of Telarah Rutherford
The parish had a lovely afternoon at their combined carol service with choristers and musicians from the Anglican parish of Telarah and Rutherford and St Paul’s Catholic parish, Rutherford
Parish of Cardiff
The parish celebrated their third birthday while counting down to Christmas.
Parish of Beresfield Thornton
Santa arrive at the Op Shop and Active Group Christmas Party, and brought along a plum pudding.
Parish of Terrigal
Fr Mark Watson was blessed for his fourteen year anniversary of ordination on December 4.
Parish of Stockton
Fr Stephen Shrubb was welcomed at St Paul’s, Stockton, on Sunday December 12 as he celebrated his first Holy Communion following his Ordination on Friday.
Parish of Mt Vincent and Weston
Barney’s Club children had a great time on December 8 helping Mthr Theresa decorate a cake.
Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College
As the school year came to an end, the students at BTAC put on a Christmas Carols Extravaganza. This was followed up by the pre-schoolers’ Christmas Concert with a surprise visit from Santa.
Great photos from the Christmas Pavement Art.
Manning Valley Anglican College
The College Captains and Primary School leaders lead the prayers and conducted the bible reading at the end of year Eucharist service.
Mission To Seafarers
Some happy snaps from the MTS 2016 Christmas “Thank You” Lunch for Volunteers.