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The Legacy of Bishop Clements

When Ken Clements took up the role of Bishop of our diocese in 1961, though he came from serving as Bishop of Grafton, he had had a long history amongst us. He was rector of Tumbarumba and Gunning successively. He was made registrar by Bishop Burgmann, and his skill...
Is Science a Reliable Way to Truth

Is Science a Reliable Way to Truth

Recently Good Shepherd Anglican, Curtin, held a seminar on Humility and Knowledge: Reflections on truth, faith and  Philosophy, presented by Dr Ryan Young, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and Logic from ANU. After detailed reflection on the findings of his research in...
Green Shoots Appearing in Tathra

Green Shoots Appearing in Tathra

A new partnership has been launched between the Uniting and Anglican Churches to provide Bush Fire Recovery Chaplaincy to Tathra communities, through Reverend Captain Stuart Haynes, which will be funded by the Uniting Church of Australia for nine months. John...
Update from the Episcopal Election Nominations Committee

Update from the Episcopal Election Nominations Committee

The Episcopal Election Nominations Committee is preparing for the Electoral Synod to be held from 8 to 10 November. It has recently met with the Prospective Nominees and is now preparing an information package on each Nominee for confidential distribution to Synod...
Ian Coutts Farewelled to Bunbury

Ian Coutts Farewelled to Bunbury

The Reverend Dr Ian Coutts was farewelled by the Diocese with a grand morning tea on 25 September as he leaves to take up the post of Bishop of Bunbury in South West Western Australia. Jeremy Halcrow, CEO of Anglicare, Glenda Richards from St John’s Care and Bishop...

Live for self or live for others?

I recently had the real privilege of speaking at a Year 12 valedictory service in Canberra where I was able to ask the exiting students what contribution they intended to make for the good of the world and our society. On the basis of a text from Philippians 2 I asked...