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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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