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Check out these recent pics of Bishop Murray and community members across the Diocese

Connecting times

By Sr Helen Jamieson CSC. Connecting with others and developing relationships becomes particularly important in today’s ‘changing times’. It is also a basic aspect of life for all of us as interconnected beings sharing one planet, and therefore, in a sense, as kin. For example, we humans need plants, trees and minerals for housing; plants and […]

From accidental double agent to more effective advocate

By Michelle McDonald, North Coast Anglican Editor. I was raised by a psychologist mother who, looking back now, was years ahead of her time when it came to language use. I remember being in the car with her when I was roughly 13 years old in the late 1980s and her gently, but clearly, correcting […]

News From Around The Diocese

Celebrating 25 Years of Ministry Archdeacon of the North, The Venerable  Matthew Jones is celebrating 25 years in Ministry. He was very pleased to receive a gift from the Parish of Ballina at the Annual General Meeting recognising this milestone. Churchwarden John Bryen thanked Matthew for listening to and responding to God’s call leading to his […]

St Columba Anglican School Take on Clean Up Australia Day

At St Columba Anglican School students are doing their best every day to be good stewards of God’s creation. Primary School students have recognised they have been called to serve and preserve the Earth, and have taken action by participating in the 2020 Schools’ Clean Up Day as part of Clean Up Australia Day. The […]

Diocesan ‘Directors’ Inspired to Strive for Governance Excellence

Members of Bishop-in-Council (BiC) and the Corporate Trustees had the privilege of attending a special presentation on governance principles by Ms Annabelle Chaplain AM. At the invitation of Bishop Murray Harvey, Ms Chaplain, who is an experienced company director with board appointments at Canstar Pty Ltd, Seven Group Holdings Ltd, Queensland Airports Ltd, the Australian […]

Diocesan Schools Welcome New Students

St Columba Anglican School Kindergarten students had a fantastic first week at SCAS, making friends, learning, dancing, singing and even being rhyme detectives. We are so very proud of them all. “A huge thank you to our Kindergarten families for their support in settling in the newest members of our community.”   Bishop Druitt College […]

News from Around the Diocese

Farewell Father Matthew Since August 2013, locals have become familiar with the messages on the sign outside All Souls’ Anglican Church, which invariably address social just issues such as refugees in detention. That may soon change with the departure of the rector, Fr Matthew Smedley. The messages have been a conversation starter in Bangalow as […]

Men’s Retreat 2020

The Season of Lent can be an ideal time to slow down and reflect. The Men’s Retreat provides an ideal time for men to take a break from a busy schedule and enjoy good food, good company and great discussions in a quiet environment. The 2020 Men’s Retreat will be held from Friday 20th March to […]