Recent News Items

Award ceremony celebrated!

Around 60 people gathered at St. Peter’s East Maitland to celebrate the awarding of the Bishop’s Certificate in Theology for Ministry to 16 candidates on Saturday. Another 9 students will receive the certificate in absentia. Bishop Greg presided over his first NSTM award ceremony and spoke enthusiastically about keeping momentum in our learning and ministry. […]

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2014 Award Ceremony

Please join us at St. Peter’s, East Maitland  on Saturday 29th March, 2pm for our annual award ceremony. We are expecting that 25 people will graduate in the Bishop’s Certificate and Diploma programs. All graduates, students and friends of NSTM are most welcome, there is no need to RSVP. The keynote address will be given […]

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An invitation to hear Dr. Alan Cadwallader

Our guest speaker for the first NSTM learning weekend over February 7th to 9th  is Dr. Alan Cadwallader. Alan is an Anglican priest who lectures in theology  at  the Australian Catholic University in Canberra. He brings with him an abiding interest in the interface of theology and faith as well as expertise in biblical studies […]

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New NSTM program in 2014

NSTM will be introducing some changes to its programs in 2014 to extend its training in ministry and mission. One of the most significant changes is the introduction of a families’ weekend, reCreate, which will be held April 4th – 6th 2014 to bring together young families in the diocese for fellowship and learning at Point […]

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New program co-ordinator: Rachel Yates

We welcome Rachel Yates to the new role of NSTM program co-ordinator. Rachel will be looking after some of the administration of the school of theology as well as taking a leading role in helping to design and promote our courses to young families in the diocese. Rachel has skills in art therapy, administration and […]

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Our learning weekend

Sixty-six people joined in our second learning weekend at the Hunter Valley Hotel Academy in Kurri Kurri. The Bishop’s Certificate of Theology students studied Pastoral Care under the able teaching of Father Andrew Mead and Bible and Culture with Father Peter Middleton. Bishop Peter and Katherine Lindsay guided the Ordained Local Ministers through the rich […]

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First Learning Day March 16th : Last Week for enrollments

Please join us for our first learning day for 2013. There are fourteen ministry skills streams being offered Families and Children Strand Ministry with Baptism Families Teaching SRE Messy Church Leadership and Teaching Strand Introduction to Preaching Leading Home Groups Liturgy and Worship Strand Emerging Worship Creative worship for the seasons of the year Mission […]

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Invitation: Award Ceremony March 2nd

Please join us at St. Peter’s, East Maitland  on Saturday 2nd March, 2pm for our annual award ceremony. There will be 23 people graduating in the Bishop’s Certificate and Diploma program. All graduates, students and friends of NSTM are most welcome, there is no need to RSVP. The ceremony will be followed by afternoon tea in the […]

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Plans for the year

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.    Jeremiah 29.11 I am not personally one for new year resolutions – I think that they can easily lead us into the trap on trying […]

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Advent greetings from the new director

The season of Advent is all about expectations and looking forward to the things that God does among us. As I look forward to the coming year as the new director of NSTM I am aware of the foundations I will be building on. My thanks go to Father David for all the work that has gone […]

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