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Freedom to have faith on the agenda

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September 1, 2015The Rector of East Roseville, the Rev Michael Kellahan, has been appointed the executive director of Freedom for Faith – a legal think-tank that promotes and protects religious freedom in Australia.

Scholar bishop chosen for South Sydney

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August 24, 2015The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has chosen the Rev Michael Stead to be the next Bishop of South Sydney.

New Churches New Director

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August 21, 2015The board of Evangelism and New Churches (ENC) has announced that the Rev. Philip Wheeler will be its new Director, to continue its work of evangelism and church planting.

Archbishop backs plebiscite plan

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August 14, 2015The Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, has congratulated the Prime Minister and the Coalition for backing a plebiscite on same-sex marriage.

North Ryde youth focus on Mission 2020

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August 6, 2015St John’s, North Ryde is trying to find new ways to fulfil the Diocesan Mission, encouraging young people to stick around in our churches by getting more hands-on with ministry.

Refugee minister leads new Urdu congregation

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August 2, 2015A Pakistani minister in Australia as a refugee has begun an Urdu-speaking congregation based at St Mark’s, Revesby.

Two ways to launch

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July 28, 2015In a double launch at Moore College, Phillip Jensen began a new ministry venture and his friends and colleagues launched a book in his honour.

Grand old lady turns 175

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July 22, 2015One of the oldest churches in the Diocese recently marked its 175th birthday by rejoicing in its history and looking to the future.

“Prepare” prepares the pairing preparers

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July 15, 2015It may be a desire to highlight the priority churches place on marriage, or simply a jump in interest, but MT and D has just hosted its largest training day for the Prepare/Enrich marriage tool.

Anglicans respond to Presbyterian SSM vote

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July 6, 2015Senior Anglican leaders have responded to a move by the Presbyterian Church in NSW to consider ministers handing back their marriage licences if marriage is redefined to include same-sex couples.