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Holbrook Finds Ways to Be Good and Be Different

Holbrook Finds Ways to Be Good and Be Different

The COVID Pandemic has created opportunities to think outside the box and be creative and stay positive. Holbrook Parish has been doing just that, especially with not being able to sing in worship. Someone at our church came up with the idea of getting all the musical...
Celebrating St Simon’s Day

Celebrating St Simon’s Day

On Saturday night, 24 October, St Simon’s in Kaleen hosted a dinner in celebration of St Simon’s Day. So many folk enjoyed seeing each other face to face at dinner, and then again on Sunday morning, that Archdeacon Paul Cohen had to referee the hugging. At the Sunday...
A COVID-19 Safe Morning Tea

A COVID-19 Safe Morning Tea

Bishop Mark Short had the immense honour of preaching at the last of the COVID-19 combined services for St John’s Anglican Church, Bega; St Martin By The Sea, Tathra; and Christ Church, Bemboka, on the 11th October. The congregations celebrated this transition...
Pet Blessing and Launch of Noah’s Ark Pet Ministry

Pet Blessing and Launch of Noah’s Ark Pet Ministry

St Francis Day was a glorious spring day which saw an excited group of people gather in the Community Garden at Holy Covenant in Cook for the pet blessing and launch of the Noah’s Ark Pet Ministry. The gardens were looking just lovely and the dogs and hamsters had all...

Reflecting on my Ministry

It was a privilege to attend the October Parakaleo basic training workshop, on 16-18 October 2020, with 28 ministry wives from Canberra and Goulburn and surrounds. Five of the women registered were from rural/regional Australia. Parakaleo is a Christian organisation...
The Jewellery of St John’s, Wagga Wagga

The Jewellery of St John’s, Wagga Wagga

Early in 2019, St John’s chorister and local manufacturing jeweller, Roley McIntyre, approached the then rector of Wagga Anglican, The Venerable David Ruthven, with an idea of producing a wholesale jewellery range based on images from St John’s Wagga Wagga. They would...