26 March 2019 – The Anglican Church in Tasmania has made significant changes to its Pastoral Support and Assistance Scheme (PSAAS) for survivors of sexual abuse. These changes come in light of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and the establishment of the National Redress Scheme (NRS). The Anglican Bishop of…

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It has been a few weeks since the Diocesan Celebration and Ordination service (2 March), where I was “deacon-ed,” but ever so often I still get asked why I went for it. In fact, the discernment phase of ordination is a fairly lengthy and rigorous process (and that is good). So, why did we do…

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The events in the past few days remind us of the importance of the task before us, and particularly the task before the Parliament of this State of Tasmania. The senseless act of violence and murder last Friday in the peaceful city of Christchurch, where now 50 people, one as young as 2 years of…

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Storytime!  Bible stories have long been a staple of children’s ministry, but how can we use stories intentionally for the spiritual formation of children? We’ll think theologically about stories, and how story-telling shapes our overall aims and practices of children’s ministry. In light of that theology, we’ll look at some practical methods of storytelling with…

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Friday 1 March 2019 – The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, has received confirmation today that the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania’s application to join the Anglican participating group (Anglican Representative National Redress Scheme Limited) has been approved. “I am pleased to have received confirmation that the Directors of the Anglican…

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