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Meet Newly-Ordained Deacon Byron Steele

Meet Newly-Ordained Deacon Byron Steele

On Saturday 13th February Byron Steele was ordained as a Deacon in the Diocese at St Saviour’s Cathedral. He will serve as Deacon Assistant in Gungahlin Parish and as a Defence Force (Navy) Chaplain. Bishop to the Defence Force, The Right Reverend Grant Dibden,...
Deacon Profile: Reverend Jill Elliot

Deacon Profile: Reverend Jill Elliot

It was St Matthias Day, 24 February 1996, when a vision was finally realised for Jill, as this was the day she was ordained a deacon at St Saviour’s Cathedral by Bishop George Browning, the first vocational deacon to be ordained in the Diocese of Canberra and...
Meet Deacon Sarah Plummer

Meet Deacon Sarah Plummer

In May I was appointed Executive Manager for Mission and Training with Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT), responsible for overseeing all induction, formal training, mission formation and chaplaincy within Anglicare. My role also includes engaging with parishes in...
Deacon Profile – Hazel Davies and MakingPeasce

Deacon Profile – Hazel Davies and MakingPeasce

‘For we are God’s handiwork created in Christ to do good works which God prepared in advance for us to do.’ Ephesians 2:10 Arrernte elder Coco Wallace and I sat in the shadow of Untyeyetwelye. He is the story holder for this sacred space more recently...
Deacon Profile – Judy Holdsworth

Deacon Profile – Judy Holdsworth

I am an Honorary Deacon serving The Southern Monaro Parish for the last twelve years. I have lived in the Bombala region for twenty three years now. When I arrived in Bombala, I was not sure where my ministry would take me, having been involved in Lay Ministry for...
Profile of a Deacon – Heather Millard

Profile of a Deacon – Heather Millard

‘Charlie 94 to Control …’ It’s official, I’m now on active duty as a Chaplain for the NSW Ambulance Service. I don’t know what the day will hold, but I’m starting out with a delivery of hot chocolate and marshmallows to Queanbeyan station because it really is a...