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AIDF Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

The Anglican Investment and Development Fund (AIDF), Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn, celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. Today the AIDF offers a variety of products and services. Funds invested with the AIDF are used to provide loans to parishes and other...
Wagga Wagga Bishop’s Convention

Wagga Wagga Bishop’s Convention

‘What should a church shaped by mission look like? What is hindering this? And what can we do about it?’ With these three questions Bishop Stuart challenged and encouraged attendees at the recent Wagga Wagga Bishop’s Convention to be active in ensuring that their...
The Ordination of Priests, 25 November 2017

The Ordination of Priests, 25 November 2017

Paul Baxter Although challenged to go into full time theological studies and present himself for ordained ministry in the late 60’s, under God’s guidance, Paul believed that at that time he was being led into a full-time role within the public sector and business...
Portrait of a Parish Partnership

Portrait of a Parish Partnership

Creating partnerships takes time and imagination. That has certainly been the experience of the Lanyon Valley Parish in the southern tip of Tuggeranong. The Parish has been imagining, along with Anglicare staff, about how a presence of mercy might emerge in the Gordon...

Anglican Summary – Child Abuse Royal Commission’s Final Report

Beloved in Christ, Attached above (RC Final Report Vol 16 Book 1 Anglican Summary 151217) is a section of the final report from the ‘Royal Commission’ as it relates to the Anglican Church. And below you will find further reference links. The Diocese of Canberra and...
Anglican Churches Engaging with People Living with Disabilities

Anglican Churches Engaging with People Living with Disabilities

Beloved in Christ, On a day when the reality of the Royal Commission report will (quite rightly) begin to have its fullest impact, I wanted also to share some good news. Former C&G leaders Drs Mark and Monica Short oversee the Bush Church Aid Society and Monica...
Christmas Message from Bishop Stuart

Christmas Message from Bishop Stuart

A pdf is available here. Beloved in Christ, Greetings! In my morning bible reading with my wife, Jane, I was struck afresh by Jesus’ statement in his prayer in John 17:2 that God had given him, ‘authority over people’. That authority sees its outworking in Jesus’ gift...