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Archdeacon Karen Kime

The Venerable Karen Kime is Archdeacon for Indigenous Ministries in the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn and General Manager for Indigenous Services and Education for Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT. 

List of articles:

You and your parish: Strategies for Cultural Awareness

Thu 20 February 2014

Raising Cultural Awareness within parishes can be tricky - after all, where does one begin?? The following strategies aim to facilitate a more informed congregation about the local Indigenous community and their heritage.


Stopping violence against women

Fri 3 May 2013

Domestic violence is increasing in Australia with Indigenous women and girls especially at risk. KAREN KIME argues leadership is required by our churches.


Domestic violence = poverty: Update from CSW57

Fri 15 March 2013

Domestic violence was high on the agenda at the UN's CSW57 in New York with research on the links to poverty, reports our rep KAREN KIME


Violence against women: update from CSW57

Fri 8 March 2013

KAREN KIME is curently attending the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57) in New York. The CSW is a part of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.


Anglicare leaps forward on national Reconciliation

Sat 23 February 2013

A landmark meeting took place in Adelaide on February 15, with agreement that Reconciliation should be implemented across the national Anglicare network. At the present time, only a small percentage of its members have committed to such work, explains KAREN KIME


Embracing 20 years of National Reconcilation

Mon 21 January 2013

The movement towards National Reconciliation began with prayer 20 years ago. Today Reconciliation must be embraced by the whole of the Body, argues KAREN KIME so all congregations are equipped to be inclusive of the Aboriginal people that surround them.


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Latest Positions Vacant

  • Aged Care Pastoral Co-ordinator. Part time (3 days/18 hours per week)

    St. John’s Church, Reid, wants to create a proactive pastoral care program to, by and for those of our parish who are elderly and often housebound. We are seeking a person to visit and minister to these people, develop and coordinate a broader range of pastoral support and in doing so, contribute to the Canberra-Goulburn Diocese’s vision for aged care.

    For a job description go to For salary details and other information, please contact the Rev’d Paul Black at or on 0416 159 814.

    (Posted 25 Nov 2014)


    There is an opportunity to serve the Anglican Church of Australia nationally in the newly-created role of Royal Commission Officer.

    The role supports the Royal Commission Working Group established to coordinate the Church’s response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and reports to the General Secretary.

    This challenging position requires a self-starter with a sound working knowledge of the Anglican Church of Australia and appropriate qualifications and experience in law or the formulation and evaluation of child protection policy. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential. Location and working hours can be flexible.

    For a copy of the position description, please contact Mary Phipps-Ellis on 02 8267 2705 or at

    (Posted 12 Nov 2014)

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