Nick Gilbert

Nick is a journalist for Anglican Media Sydney, writing across Southern Cross and Anglican Media. He has written extensively on technology and science issues for various online and print publications. He enjoys gaming, playing music, and neglecting to tie his shoe laces.

Soldier support network

July 19, 2017A ministry to returned servicemen and women is seeking to expand and equip local churches to create safe and caring environments for soldiers to reconnect with their Christian faith.

There’s no ministry like snow ministry

June 23, 2017Ministry is still going strong on the NSW snowfields with a residential holiday lodge and a church and chaplaincy program serving holidayers hitting the slopes.

Food and friendship

June 5, 2017An Anglicare Mobile Community Pantry operating in Bankstown is aiming to cater for the growing number of refugees arriving from Syria and Iraq.

Ashbury learns early

May 19, 2017Early Learning Through Play programs are starting to emerge across the Diocese, with one program at Ashbury already seeing strong participation within the church and the community.

A city’s care, two ways

May 12, 2017St Andrew’s Cathedral is teaming up with Church Hill Anglican to expand the latter’s pre-existing ministry to the homeless, effectively doubling the impact for those sleeping on Sydney’s streets.

Many generations, one roof

May 5, 2017Youthworks is seeking to reconceptualise its intergenerational ministry, spearheading the effort with its Growing Faith week of conferences.

Indigenous worker for BCA

March 5, 2017The Rev Neville Naden has recently taken on a new role at Bush Church Aid, now serving full-time as an indigenous ministry officer.

Nations confirmed

January 18, 2017At St Anne’s, Ryde - a 51-strong confirmation service had well over half of the confirmees from non-English speaking backgrounds

Georges River support

January 11, 2017Two key Georges River parishes will welcome senior ministers early this year, looking to turn over a new leaf in some of Sydney’s fastest-changing suburbs.

Prayer focus for mission

January 3, 2017A synod resolution calling for a Day of Prayer across the diocese will be an opportunity for seeking God’s strength in mission.

Sunday sermons shed light on pioneer

December 16, 2016A new book on the ‘Flogging Parson’ Samuel Marsden has been published, drawing for the first time on his own sermons.

Inner-west growth hub

December 9, 2016The All Saints’, Petersham Hub of Hope continues to grow, providing a direct Christian link with disadvantaged locals.

George Whitefield visits Sydney

November 22, 2016A group of faculty and supporters of George Whitefield College in South Africa recently visited Sydney to reconnect with long-time partners and meet new ones.

Training care for refugees

November 15, 2016Anglicare is running training days aimed at equipping churches and individuals to better serve refugees living in Sydney, particularly the large number of Syrians and Iraqis beginning to arrive as part of the Federal Government’s special resettlement scheme.

Leave for parents adopted by Synod

October 21, 2016Synod has approved the implementation of a new Parental Leave Ordinance, establishing and clarifying entitlements of parish clergy who become new parents and providing guidelines for specific cases.