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.

The future for new churches in Sydney

December 15, 2017Following the greenfields land acquisition levy synod turns its attention to constructing new churches in these areas that are expected to be rezoned as urban communities within the next 5 years.

Mega-ministry in Darwin

November 28, 2017A Sydney church is gearing up to embark on its eighth youth mission up to the Northern Territory, in partnership with local churches.

Chaplaincy serves fast movers

November 19, 2017Air Force chaplaincy is continuing to grow, as an increasing number of chaplains cater to the emotional and spiritual needs of men and women serving Australia in difficult jobs – often in far-flung locations.

English for all nations

September 24, 2017A once Anglo suburb continues to reflect the increasingly multicultural blend of Sydney.

Drive for Mission

September 17, 2017Chester Hill Anglican Church is giving refugees a helping hand behind the wheel.

Big CD, big Bible, big stories

September 13, 2017Kids’ music albums must be a rollicking good time for the songwriters and musicians to put together and nowhere is this more evident than on a Colin Buchanan album.

Taiwanese minister Minted

August 22, 2017The first person of a Chinese background to be ordained a presbyter in the Illawarra region, Mr Hung-En “Tallis” Tien, says he hopes this show of support by the Diocese will help his local ministry to Chinese-background people.

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