News Archive

Inner-west growth hub

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

Youthworks College on the move

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November 29, 2016The campus of Youthworks College will move from southern Sydney to Moore College at Newtown from next year, while Year 13 stays at Loftus.

George Whitefield visits Sydney

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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

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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.

The wraps are off!

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November 8, 2016The scaffolding has finally come down from the multi-million dollar redevelopment of the Moore College site.

DV training stepped up

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November 4, 2016The Domestic Violence Task Force of the Sydney Diocese has spoken of the prevalence of domestic violence and the state of training in its first report for Synod.

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.