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Bishop challenges ordinands

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February 19, 2017The Bishop of Western Sydney, Ivan Lee, has recalled his inspiration for ministry in challenging 34 men and women being ordained as deacons.

Moore centre opens

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February 11, 2017Amid record hot weather not seen since the days of the original benefactor, Thomas Moore, Moore Theological College has entered a new era with the opening of its ultra modern Learning and Teaching Centre.

Refugees, stories and tea

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February 3, 2017Cross-cultural workers associated with CMS are helping prepare a new book documenting the lives of Arab women forced to flee their home countries.

Anglicans in Aus Day Honours

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January 26, 2017The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney, a prominent fundraiser and the organiser of an annual memorial service for the bereaved are among Sydney Anglicans in the Australia Day Honours list.

Proposed bill ‘doesn’t protect religious freedom’

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January 24, 2017The Diocese of Sydney has told a Senate Inquiry the proposed bill on same-sex marriage does not sufficiently protect freedom of religion.

Archbishop pays tribute to ‘outstanding leader’

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January 19, 2017Archbishop Glenn Davies has issued a public statement on the resignation of NSW Premier Mike Baird.

Nations confirmed

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

Answering the call at Katoomba

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January 11, 2017A call to service from the podium of CMS Summer School in Katoomba has been answered, with 18 new missionaries set to go overseas.

Georges River support

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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

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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.