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St George’s, Pearce, Celebrates 50 Years

St George’s, Pearce, Celebrates 50 Years

Nobody minded discussing their age on Sunday 20 August, as St George’s Anglican Church celebrated its 50th birthday, with special guest Bishop Stuart Robinson. It was a happy occasion with thankfulness to God for the last 50 years, and a growing sense of anticipation...
Free Advent Reflection Book – Anglican Overseas Aid

Free Advent Reflection Book – Anglican Overseas Aid

When you think of Christmas, is it mainly a time of contemplation or consumption? Anglican Overseas Aid is once again producing their ever-popular Advent reflection booklets. This year the booklets highlight the contrast between Presence over presents. “Rather than...
Bearing Fruit at Synod 2017

Bearing Fruit at Synod 2017

Bishop Stuart opened the first session of the 46th Synod, after a reading from Colossians 1:1- 14, by stating that he can say with great confidence that his dream, our dream, to see the love of Jesus transforming people and communities, has become a reality in so many...
New Honorary Lay Canons of the Cathedral in 2017

New Honorary Lay Canons of the Cathedral in 2017

Three New Honorary Lay Canons of the Cathedral in 2017 This honour is conferred by the Bishop on up to three lay persons in the Diocese each year in recognition of their outstanding service to the Church and Diocese. The recipients this year are: Dr Ian Grant for...

Diocesan call to Prayer for St Martin’s College, Wagga Wagga

Sisters and brothers in Christ, I would ask you to uphold St Martin’s College and Charles Sturt University at Wagga Wagga in your prayers following the suicide death of a St Martin’s student on Friday evening. This dear young woman was a popular resident of the...
New Head of College for St Martin’s

New Head of College for St Martin’s

The Reverend Dr Grant Bell has been appointed the new Head of College for St Martin’s College, Wagga Wagga. The Revd Dr Bell is currently the Director of Leadership Studies and Senior School Boarding Housemaster at The Kings School in Parramatta and has been the...

World Council of Churches Consultation

In June I attended a World Council of Churches (WCC) consultation meeting in Beit Sahour, close to Bethlehem, Palestine. The consultation marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Israeli military occupation of Palestinian people and their land. I represented PIEN...
The Shed is OK!

The Shed is OK!

There is a certain busy-ness in Bermagui on Thursdays taking place at the The OK Shed. The full name is The Opportunity Knocks Gilmour Shed. The Shed was given in memory of Bruce Gilmour by the Gilmour and Paddison families. He was a much-loved member of the community...