News Archive

Chaplain appointed to care for sexual abuse victims

February 24, 2003In a first for the Anglican Church in Australia, a new chaplain has been appointed to the Diocese of Sydney's Professional Standards Unit (PSU) to work alongside the victims of sexual misconduct.

Finding God in hospital

February 24, 2003Chris' life had disintegrated, but he found God in hospital.

Princess’s positive response to plague

January 23, 2003In Zambia, where the spread of HIV/AIDS is assisted by a code of silence, one woman's voice is ringing out loud and clear.

Partnership with Congo will help church grow amid chaos

January 23, 2003With the Democratic Republic of Congo suffering through civil war, crippling inflation, natural disasters and tribal fighting, the Anglican Church of Australia is being asked to partner with the Congolese Church to help bring relief to the war-torn country.

How a pub is producing new ministers

January 23, 2003What do you do when your theological college outgrows its facilities? Simple – you move into the pub next door.

Picking up the pieces in Bali

January 23, 2003In the wake of the October bombings in Bali, Sue Scarcella says Christians have a unique chance to help the shattered Balinese rebuild their lives

How Brian found an international mission field here in Sydney

January 23, 2003Brian Tung will be one of 31 people ordained as deacon in the Diocese of Sydney this month, with the ordination service to be held on February 8th at St Andrew's Cathedral. But he is already part of a new ministry aimed at reaching some of Sydney's ‘lost people groups'.

Worst ever crisis hits Canberra

January 23, 2003When the firestorm hit Canberra on Saturday, January 18, over 400 buildings were destroyed, including the New Creative Ministries church centre in Dixon Drive, Holder.

New evangelist keen to see lives changed

January 23, 2003It's an opportunity he's been waiting for his whole life, but Rick Lewers admits to being ‘very nervous' as he prepares to leave parish ministry and take up a new role with Evangelism Ministries (EM) in Sydney.

Students given lesson in grace : New twist on ‘pyramid scheme’ at Anglican School

January 23, 2003Dubbed a ‘pyramid scheme of grace', the concept of ‘pay it on', where you give money away with the request the recipient uses it for the good of others has received much publicity in the United States. Now the idea has received a new twist at Penrith Anglican College, in Sydney's west.