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New Chaplain for Police Force Academy

New Chaplain for Police Force Academy

The Reverend Murray Woolnough has recently joined the diocese to become the Senior Chaplain to the NSW Police Force Academy in Goulburn. Murray has moved from Newcastle Diocese, where he was Rector of St John’s, Cooks Hill, in central Newcastle. He is excited to be...

Farewell to Celia Irving

Farewell to Celia Irving

After sixteen years of involvement with the Diocese Celia Irving, currently our Director of Safe Communities, is retiring on 15 November this year. A farewell was held for Celia in which she shared the story of the confluence of events and encounters with people that...

Meet the New Bishop

The Reverend Dr Mark Short has been elected as the eleventh Diocesan Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn. The Episcopal Electoral Synod came together from 8-10 November in Goulburn to elect The Reverend Dr Mark Short. This synod consisted of 124...

Latest Update from the Chair of the EENC

Latest Update from the Chair of the EENC

31 October 2018 Dear Friends, After a lot of behind the scenes work, we‘re thrilled to distribute to members of Synod a fine list of Nominees. The Epsicopal Election Nominations Committee, throughout its work, hasn’t forgotten that we are a diverse church....

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,...

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....

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...