When did you last delight in God’s presence? WAYNE BRIGHTON caught up with the Revd Trish Stuart-Smith to find out more about a new international prayer order that is developing in Tasmania.
Being a/part is a national research collaboration that looks at the contribution a sense of belonging might make to the outcomes for young people using Anglicare services. The survey found support provided by youth social service workers can be the circuit breaker for young people who have grown up in adversity.
Inequality is on the rise in Australia. Work is often cited as best way of fighting poverty but what if you can't find that first entry level job? JEREMY HALCROW, Anglicare's CEO, explores the growing problem of unemployment for young people.
Sydney Anglicans have struggled to develop a robust theology of the church. GEOFF BROUGHTON contends that the synod's decision about children in detention is an opportunity for the church to deepen its understanding.
Professor SCOTT COWDELL identifies the blind spot in Australia’s heightened state of security.
26th Annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast -
We are delighted to be joined by Dr Michael Spence, Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney, Archbishop Christopher Prowse, Catholic Archbishop of the Canberra and Goulburn Archdiocese and Mr Ken Duncan, renowned Australian panoramic photographer>
$120 per person
$115 per person for a table of eight
We hope that you can join us for this special event, thank you to those who have forward an RSVP. For those who have not yet purchased their ticket we invite you to register through the online booking site: http://www.trybooking.com/102060. For alternate payment methods, please contact email@example.com.
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Afternoon Tea with Bishop Alexis -
Bishop Alexis is a “fearless…advocate for justice and compassion…bringing the gospel of hope…in…traumatic circumstances.” From the Diocese of Gahini, Rwanda, Bishop Alexis survived the 1994 genocide, and has been a refugee three times.
Saturday, 1st November, 2:30pm-4:30pm
21 Gillies St, Curtin (Good Shepherd Rectory)
rsvp Rev. Guy Matthews (6281 2844)
Come and hear about the Bishop’s Food Security Project, ready to make a donation.
2014 Pioneer Gathering -
Pioneer ministers from Australia will gather in Adelaide for an opportunity to learn from each other about fresh expressions of church. Pioneers from all denominational backgrounds have been invited to spend time sharing stories, reflecting on challenges, praying and worshipping together.
When 4-6 November 2014
Where: Adelaide Shores Resort and Caravan Park, Glenelg, South Australia.
Defence Force Sunday -
This day is an opportunity to highlight the work of the Anglican Church among Defence personnel and their families and to pray for this ministry. Please consider inviting a local Defence chaplain to speak in your parish on or on a Sunday near to 9 November. Liturgical resources and prayer points will be available on the Defence Anglicans website. For more information please contact the office of the Bishop to the Defence Force email@example.com or visit the website www.defenceanglicans.org.au .
Our Canon Theologian, Professor Scott Cowdell, has secured two more years of funding from an American Research Foundation to complete a book on Réne Girard and systematic theology, and to commence the third of his Girard trilogy, which will be on political theology, the Church and the Christian life. The current book, his second for the University of Notre Dame Press, is due for completion by mid-2015. The next will take approximately three to four years and has been placed with the Michigan State University Press series on Girard. During the three-and-a-half years in total of his American funding, Scott’s Honorary Associate Priest position at All Saints’, Ainslie, is being rebadged with the title ‘Theologian-in-Residence’. His last book, René Girard and Secular Modernity: Christ, Culture, and Crisis is to be the focus of a special session at the American Academy of Religion Conference in San Diego in November.
Congratulations to Peter Lin who was appointed Bishop of Georges River Region in Sydney. Peter will be consecrated on 30 May 2015. Peter is the recotor of Fairfield and his contribution to the region and the diocese has been very significant. George River Region has not had a bishop for some time and Peter's knowledge and engagement with one of Sydney's most culturally diverse regions will be a great asset. Do pray for him, Isobel and their family as Peter takes up this important role.
Churches have role to play in fostering civil discourse in society - Episcopal News Service
The Religions that Survived 14 Centuries of Islamic Rule - Faith Street
Bishop of London starts ‘crowdfunding’ to buy more homes for missionaries (Steve Addison) - East London Advertiser
'The time of singing has come': House of Commons approves women bishops - Christian Today
London: CoE Church Commissioners invited to join divestment party - Independent Catholic News
Church must change or 'wither away' warns bishop - The Telegraph
Prayers for more parishioners: Bathurst Anglican Diocese falls into more debt - Central Western Daily
Location: Randwick, NSW
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Anglicare is one of Australia’s largest Christian care organisations committed to providing care for all people by addressing their emotional, social and physical needs in line with our vision of “Lives changing and communities growing by care through Jesus Christ”.
Our chaplains minister in hospitals, mental health services, correctional centres, residential aged care facilities and juvenile justice bringing “Christian Ministry in hard places”.
The Archbishop of Sydney is looking to appoint a Chaplain on a full time basis to the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney Children’s Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women at Randwick.
You will be required to work Sunday to Friday with on-call requirements in order to provide pastoral care to patients as well as relatives, friends, staff and volunteers.
For further information please contact Rev. David Pettett on 02 9895 8071.
30 Sept 2014
Charles Sturt University, in partnership with St Mark’sNational Theological College, seeks an inspiring and accomplished researcher to fill the newly established Wicking Chair / Associate Professor, and concurrently lead the Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies (CAPS). CAPS was established within St Mark’s National Theological Centre to support research, education and policy development in pastoral studies, ageing and related ethical issues. It seeks to examine the process of ageing within the context of meaning in life and well-being.
Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria listed in the position description.
Applications close: 11 November 2014
Sydney based, Melbourne commuting
Leadership opportunity to make a difference within the Anglican Church of Australia.
The successful applicant will be an experienced professional and a strategic thinker who provides high level advice to the Primate and Standing Committee of the General Synod.
Reporting to the Primate, the General Secretary role spans policy development, HR, communications, office administration, financial and risk management and the resourcing of the management of the meetings of the General Synod.
Details on www.anglican.org.au or by phone to the Office of the Primate on 03 9653 4213.
Written applications to:
Mr Philip Mayers
Dakin Mayers & Associates
Level 50, Rialto South Tower
525 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
By email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posted 21 October 2014)