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Notes from the Annual Clergy Retreat

Notes from the Annual Clergy Retreat

How do you, clergy or lay, approach a time to withdraw from the rigours of ministry on a Retreat? Is it for you an  opportunity to rest, to reflect on Scripture, perhaps to grow or to change direction? How each of us responds likely will depend on the season of our...
Dusty Boots in Cootamundra

Dusty Boots in Cootamundra

In July 24 year 11 students plus 16 staff with their families arrived on two buses in Cootamundra to serve our community on the Bush Church Aid ‘Dusty Boots Program’. This Program sees young people connect with and serve in rural and remote communities...

The Legacy of Burgmann

While readers of Anglican News may be understandably hazy about the stories of some of the previous bishops featured in this series (or indeed even the names of some!), the same is much less likely to be true of Ernest Henry Burgmann. Though it is already more than 50...
Tips for Building Resilience

Tips for Building Resilience

In June this year Dr Emma Glanville, a psychiatrist at Canberra Hospital, spoke at a women’s evening at Good Shepherd, Curtin, on the topic of Resilience. We thought the tips for building resilience might be of benefit to the well-being of readers, as they...
Bishop Trevor Writes – Growing Goodness

Bishop Trevor Writes – Growing Goodness

Although we often feel we would like to live in a bubble protected from the distresses around us, news of drought, flood, fire, famine and danger screams its way into our homes through television, social media and our direct connections with our neighbours. Certainly...