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Anglican Historical Society visits the South-West Slopes

Anglican Historical Society visits the South-West Slopes

Twenty-five members of the Anglican Historical Society visited the south-west of our diocese on the weekend of 7 and 8 May. This region was severely affected by the bushfires of early 2020 but received only limited attention in the face of the tragedy on the South...

‘G’day dude – nice to see you back’

‘G’day dude – nice to see you back’

Now that might seem just a friendly welcome from a liftie (a ski-lift operator) but I heard it as much more than that. This was a welcome and recognition of my place as Chaplain working on the snow fields. To him I was not an extraordinary person, but someone...

Finding a Way to Support Ukraine

Finding a Way to Support Ukraine

I’m used to St Matt’s folk giving more than I hope they will, but I was still surprised when they gave over $12,000 for Ukrainians over two Sundays,’ said Reverend Ian Powell of Wanniassa. The parish leadership could feel the concern for Ukraine in various prayer...

Remembering those animals who served

Remembering those animals who served

On Anzac Day, April 25 2022, a special ceremony took place at the Narooma Soldiers and services club. Reverend Tim Narraway, Rector of Narooma and chaplain to the RSL in Narooma, dedicated a memorial to remember those animals who served and died in war. Throughout...

Glenn Maytum returns to St Martin’s

Thirty years after commencing work at St Martin’s College at Wagga Wagga, Reverend Glenn Maytum returned in April to be Acting Head of College while Susan Bazzana went on holidays. Glenn was instrumental in the establishment of St Martin’s, which will host its 30th...

Rallying for refugees on Palm Sunday

Rallying for refugees on Palm Sunday

There are two things that I think set a nation apart as a leader among nations. One is generosity. The other is wise and good stewardship.’ These were the opening words of Bishop Carol Wagner’s talk at the Palm Sunday Refugee Rally in Canberra’s Garema Place on Sunday...

ADS welcomes new CIO Rohan Smith

ADS welcomes new CIO Rohan Smith

Rohan Smith commenced in the role of Chief Information Officer during April, taking over from Vince Dove, who retired after two decades of service across the Diocese. Bringing over 15 years of experience in senior leadership to the Diocese, most recently as the Chief...

Mothers’ Union Diocesan Chaplain retires

At the Canberra & Goulburn Diocesan Mothers’ Union’s Annual General Meeting, held at Holy Cross Anglican Church, Hackett, on Wednesday 23rd March, 2022, The Reverend Joan Smith announced her retirement from the position of Diocesan Chaplain. Joan was appointed as...

ADS farewells long-serving CIO Vince Dove

ADS farewells long-serving CIO Vince Dove

In the first office morning-tea gathering since the pandemic, Anglican Diocesan Services (ADS) staff farewelled Chief Information Officer Vince Dove after 20 years of service, with speeches, gifts, much gratitude for his wonderful contribution and every blessing for...