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GAFCON ends with Letter to Churches

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June 23, 2018The largest Anglican gathering for 50 years has ended in Jerusalem with a series of announcements about the Global Anglican Future (GAFCON) movement and a ‘Letter to the Churches’.

GAFCON grows - conference doubles

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June 19, 2018“Not to choose to embrace Jesus is to choose to reject Jesus.” This stirring call to Jesus-centred mission, and biblical faithfulness came from Ugandan Bishop Alfred Olwa at the start of Global Anglican Future Conference 2018 in Jerusalem today. 

Hanging his hat on Connect09

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June 15, 2018It is estimated that 750,000 people live in the central corridor of NSW, west of the “sandstone curtain” as locals refer to the Blue Mountains.

School head honoured in Queen’s list

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June 12, 2018The head of Barker College, Phillip Heath, is among Anglicans honoured in the Queen’s birthday list for 2018.

Happy birthday, MTS

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June 9, 2018More than 2500 people have been trained for ministry since 1979, with nearly half of these entering some form of vocational gospel work.

Anglicans joining Federal redress

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June 5, 2018The Diocese of Sydney has agreed to participate in the Commonwealth Government’s Redress Scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse.

Wine, cheese… and God

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June 3, 2018There are ways and ways to reach out to our local areas, but one of the strategies chosen by Christ Church Inner West is to invite its community in to talk about the big issues in society.

Building resilient teachers

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May 29, 2018Up to 53 per cent of people who hold a teaching degree don’t work in education.

Tea and friendship

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May 27, 2018Keen to engage more with its local community, Christ Church, Lavender Bay has utilised its prime harbourside setting to host “High Tea by the Harbour”.

NZ move prompts ‘deep regret’

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May 22, 2018A move by the Anglican Church in New Zealand to allow for the blessing of same-sex unions has led to a strong statement from the Diocese of Sydney.