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Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Awabakal people, traditional custodians of this country on which we work, live, worship and pray. The place upon which we meet to worship and gather, was once known as "Ngorrion-ba"; "The place where the Emu breeds" and is now surrounded by the suburbs of Belmont North, Redhead and, Jewells . We pay our respects to and, pray God’s blessing upon, the Awabakal People and we extend that respect to their elders; past, present and emerging.
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Changes to Anglican leadership in Education and Child Development 11 January 2021 Dr Peter Stuart, the Bishop of Newcastle and Board Chair has announced a significant change in the leadership of Anglican schools, early learning centres, pre-schools and child development services. On 31 January, Mr Alan Green will conclude his service as the Executive Director...
How will you describe 2020 What a year and we thought the challenges were behind us! So many families are experience a different Christmas this year! The travelling and gathering restrictions have reduced the ways people can get together. Many people will stay safe at home rather than venturing out to church or to be...
Dear sisters and brothers, New restrictions for churches on the Central Coast (immediate effect) All parishes to be alert to possibility of new restrictions Effective from today the NSW Government have reintroduced restrictions for places of worship falling within the Greater Sydney area. They have included the Central Coast as part of these restrictions. I...
Dear sisters and brothers, From 7 December, the NSW Government have released further changes for Places of Worship. Further details in relation to these changes and the updated documents have been outlined below: COVID19 Safety Plan (new document) Signage – Wearing Masks – Singing (new document) Safe Return to Church Framework – Cleaning Record Fact...
COVID-19 Update – Singing indoors with masks from 7 December 2020 Singing indoors with masks from 7 December 2020 Changes to the number of people who can be present in church buildings Thank you Heidi The arrangements for Places of Worship approved by the NSW Government have been changed with effect from Monday. Revised Fact...
COVID-19 Update Important changes in COVID-19 arrangements for parishes Applications can be made for innovations or activities that do not fit in existing suite of forms CovidSafe plans must be kept up to date More people can attend church services Church services time extended to 90 minutes Parishes can recommence some hospitality ministries Dear brothers...
COVID-19 Update Dear sisters and brothers, We must continue to act as if COVID-19 is in our communities Wear a Face Mask at church Small singing groups (max 5) are permitted under strict conditions Congregational singing not permitted Services, activities and events must commence and finish at different times when using more than one building...
The Church of the Province of West Africa has announced that Bishop Cyril Korina Ben-Smith will succeed Archbishop Daniel Sarfo.
The Anglican Communion Standing Committee has announced changes to the operational priorities of the Anglican Communion Office.
The Bishop of Swaziland, Ellinah Wamukoya, has died after contracting Covid-19. Her death was announced by Archbishop Makgoba.
The ecumenical Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is taking place against a backdrop of global lockdowns and restrictions on movement.
Archbishop John Davies will retire in May after four years as leader of the Church in Wales and 13 years as Bishop of Swansea & Brecon.
The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has said that religious leaders in Nigeria should not seek political office in the country.
The two oldest and largest seminaries in the US-based Episcopal Church are exploring options for shared faculty and “collaborative governance”.
Members of the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Australia have heard and participated in the complex and often painful discussions about gender and sexual identity in recent years.
The Anglican Church’s highest legal authority, the Appellate Tribunal, has released two opinions on church legislation proposed by the Diocese of Wangaratta and the Diocese of Newcastle related to the blessing of same-sex marriages.
Anglicans around Australia and the worldwide Anglican Communion are mourning the recent death of Mr John Denton, a significant senior lay church leader both in Australia and internationally.
The Venerable Tom Henderson-Brooks announced the successful election of the Very Reverend Peter John Grice as the thirteenth Bishop of the Diocese of Rockhampton.
‘The Week of Prayer for Reconciliation’ (The National week for Reconciliation) did not go quite as we planned.
Bishop Grant Dibden, Anglican Bishop to the Defence Force will participate in the ANZAC Memorial Service, 10am (AEST) ANZAC Day. Livestream from ANZAC Memorial Chapel www.facebook.com/DuntroonChapel
The Archbishop of Adelaide, Archbishop Geoffrey Smith, has today (Tuesday) been elected Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia.