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Sydney mission expands

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October 28, 2016Sharing new mission initiatives and strengthening partnerships with Egypt and Madagascar helped make the annual Mission Hour a cause for rejoicing at Synod.

Leave for parents adopted by Synod

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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.

Synod approves gay marriage booklet

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October 13, 2016Sydney Synod has expressed deep concern about moves to remove gender from the marriage act and has authorised the distribution of a booklet outlining the consequences of same-sex marriage for families and society.

Action urged on urban renewal

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October 11, 2016Sydney Synod has been told funding for urban renewal is 'too urgent to wait' and should be given as much prominence as expanding to 'greenfields' areas of Sydney.

Church pushes out with Sydney

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October 10, 2016 Archbishop Glenn Davies, in his Presidential address opening the 2016 Synod, or Parliament, of the Anglican Church, has spoken of Sydney's urban sprawl and efforts to establish new churches on the fringe of the city.

Questions for God

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October 7, 2016Churches often have external signs with messages they want the community to see, but the signs aren’t usually interactive...

Moore veteran called home

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October 3, 2016Dr Bill Dumbrell, long time lecturer and former Vice Principal of Moore College, has died.

Pop-up library for Kenya

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October 2, 2016Figtree Anglican Church has shown support to Kenya’s urban poor by working with a Christian organisation there to provide libraries to children living in Nairobi’s slums.

Moore leads reformation celebrations

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September 25, 2016Moore College has announced an extensive program of celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.

Awards for Southern Cross

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September 18, 2016A feature about domestic violence in the Anglican Church has won gold at the annual awards of the Australasian Religious Press Association, held recently in Sydney.