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Anglican Bishop of Bathurst Ian Palmer will walk to Dubbo

Anglican Bishop of Bathurst Ian Palmer will walk to Dubbo

AS an act of pilgrimage, Anglican Bishop of Bathurst Ian Palmer and his wife Elizabeth will next month walk to their new home in Dubbo.

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What is Christmas all about?

What is Christmas all about?

How can Christmas been cheerful or joyful in the wake of the atrocious violence seen recently in Sydney's Lindt Café? Bishop TREVOR EDWARDS points out that Christmas reminds us that in Christ, God laid aside his glory to embrace pain, sorrow, sickness and death thereby opening a doorway to new life.

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Sharing the benefit

Sharing the benefit

Throughout Lent in 2015, Anglicare will be hosting its second Share the Benefit event, a partnership experience between Anglican Parishes and Anglicare to bring home the meaning of poverty. Anglicare's HANNAH McQUIGGIN recently caught up with Braidwood Parish minister Peter Malone, who spoke about his experience of participating in Share the Benefit earlier this year.

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A blueprint for change?

A blueprint for change?

Next month, the Church of England’s General Synod will consider two very surprising papers. The first is the Archbishops’ vision for change and the second is a manifesto about discipleship. As Australian Anglicans return from their annual beachside holidays, we would do well to ask, what are our church leaders doing about this problem?

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Our new year needs love

Our new year needs love

One important value at Anglicare, is that we offer loving service, care and support to all people regardless of their faith (or none).

Reflecting on the recent terrible tragedy in Paris, it felt appropriate to want to stand in solidarity with the victims of such barbarism. However on deeper reflection I concluded that I could not honestly say Je Suis Charlie.

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Events

09Feb

Parliamentary prayer service -

9 February 2015. Service of Worship to mark the beginning of the Australian Parliamentary Year in 2015, 7.30am, the Canberra Baptist Church, Kingston.  

09Feb

ACT Parliamentary Prayer Service -

9 February 2015, Ecumenical Prayer Service, 10.00am, St Christopher’s Cathedral 55 Franklin Street, Forrest to mark the opening of the 2015 Parliamentary Year of the Legislative Assembly for the ACT.

20Feb

CMS Mission -

20-21 February 2015 (Friday/Saturday). CMS Canberra Mission Focus. Speaker: the Reverend Paul Harrington, Rector, Holy Trinity, Adelaide.  For more details please contact the Reverend Dr Graham Simpson Mobile: 0401 386 291; Email: gsimpson@cms.org.au

21Feb

Quiet Day -

A Quiet Day led by the Reverend Susanna Pain will be held at St Mark’s on Saturday 21 February 2015, 9.00am-4.00pm.

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Bishop Stuart's MicroBlog

20/01/2015 10:00

Currawang book cover

Paul Weeldon's book, Currawang - Church and Community published by Barton Books is to be launched at the church's 140th anniversary celebration on Saturday 28 February 2015. St Mattias' Church is the only remaining public building of this settlement located north of Lake George. The book tells the story of this settlement's development and that of its families. It will be of interest to everyone with a connection to the Goulburn district.

19/01/2015 09:00

Many people think Christianity is all about following the rules. Such a perception squeezes grace out like cream from a biscuit when held too tightly. What we see in Jesus is something quite different. If Christianity is about love, how might that perspective change your life?

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The Editor

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  • All Saints College 2015
  • Braidwood Book Fair
  • Currawang 140th Anniversary
  • Share the benefit 2015
  • Tumut Camping 2015
  • Cathedral Convention 2015
  • Social Issues Commission
  • Anglican Schools today
  • Cycle of Prayer
  • Key Diocesan Dates 2015
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