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Reading the Signs of the Times: Presidential Address to the Synod

Bishop Farran’s Presidential Address (“Synod Charge”) to the Second Session of the Fiftieth Synod of the Diocese of Newcastle is available here.

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Opportunities to Live Out the Tri-Diocesan Covenant

Anglicans on the Central Coast are invited to join with Roman Catholics from the Diocese of Broken Bay for the Two Bishop’s Dialogue to be held in the parish hall of Our Lady of the Rosary Church at The Entrance on Wednesday 31st October at 7.30 pm. Bishop David Walker and Bishop Peter Stuart will […]

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Learning Journal Templates for Block Three Now Available

To assist participants who are completing the learning journals for the Certificate and Diploma programmes on their computers, we have produced a template document containing all of the tasks and exercises. Participants are invited to add their responses to this document, and are completely free to edit the format and style of the document. Templates […]

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NSTM Schedule for 2013

The School’s schedule for 2013 is now available here.

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OLM Representatives to Synod

Due to changes in Deanery boundaries two vacancies arose for OLM representatives to Synod.  The Diocesan Council has elected OLMs to these positions. The list of OLM representatives to Synod is available here.

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Celebrating Rural Ministry in the Upper Hunter

All clergy, lay leaders and parishioners in the Upper Hunter Deanery are invited to a special day ‘Celebrating Rural Anglicanism’ to be held at St Mark’s Church on Saturday 13th October. This Deanery Celebration is being organised by the Upper Hunter Deanery Ministry Development Officer.  Further information is available here.

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Final Information for September Learning Weekend & Retreat for Deacons & Priests in Local Mission

We are looking forward to welcoming all Certificate and Diploma participants who will be commencing Block Three of their studies to the Learning Weekend to be held this weekend (14th – 16th September). We also look forward to welcoming all participants in the OLM Retreat which will be taking place at the same time led […]

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Appointment of New Director of NSTM

Bishop Farran has announced that Father John Power will be appointed as Director of the Newcastle School of Theology for Ministry.  We send Father John our warm congratulations.

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Director of NSTM Appointed to Parish of East Maitland

David John Battrick BSG, the founding Director of the Newcastle School of Theology for Ministry is to be the next Rector of East Maitland.  The announcement was made at Sunday services on 26th August.  Fr David will be commissioned on Sunday 25th November, the Feast of Christ the King, at 6pm in Saint Peter’s Church […]

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Joint Clergy Learning Day to Explore ‘Renewing the Local Church’

All clergy including Deacons and Priests are warmly invited to the annual Learning Day for the clergy of the Diocese of Broken Bay, Maitland-Newcastle and Newcastle entitled ‘Renewing the Local Church: Insights from the First Followers of Jesus’ with The Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor. Further details are available here.

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