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Trinity (Romans 8:12-17)The Spirit dwells within us. We are God children and co-heirs with Christ. Sermon preached by Ven. Dane CourtneyDigital Church, Romans, Trinitydigital-church romans trinity
My Spirit within you – Pentecost (Ezekiel 37, Acts 2, John 15-16)

The Holy Spirit gives life. The Holy Spirit guides us into truth. Sermon preached by Ven. Dane Courtney

Acts, Digital Church, Ezekiel, Holy Spirit, John, Pentecostacts digital-church ezekiel holy-spirit john pentecost
Building houses (2 Samuel 7)

David wants to build a house for God, but instead God will build a ‘house’ for David. Sermon preached by Ven. Dane Courtney

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The return of the ark (2 Samuel 6)

The ark of the covenant and its return. David learning to be a godly king. Sermon preached by Ven. Dane Courtney

2 Samuel, Digital Church, Holiness2-samuel digital-church holiness
David & Goliath (1 Samuel 17)

This passage is not what people often think it’s about, but is a small picture of what the whole Bible is about. Sermon preached by Ven. Dane Courtney

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Tending God’s flock (1 Peter 5:1-14)

An exhortation to shepherding leaders, humble followers and watchful disciples. Sermon preached by the Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie.

1 Peter, Digital Church, Leadership1-peter digital-church leadership
The fiery ordeal (1 Peter 4:12-19)

How do we deal with suffering in a world that defines pleasure as good and pain as bad? Sermon preached by the Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie.

1 Peter, Digital Church, Suffering1-peter digital-church suffering
Time of your life (1 Peter 4:1-11)

It is time to do away with sin, stop wasting time, and understand the times. This is the way to have the time of your life. Sermon preached by the Very Revd Richard Humphrey.

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The hostile world (1 Peter 3:9-22)

We witness to a hostile world by the way we live which points to our hope. Sermon preached by the Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie.

1 Peter, Digital Church, Witness1-peter digital-church witness
Living as exiles (1 Peter 2:11-3:7)

Remember we are only visiting this planet, aliens and exiles here, but citizens of heaven. Sermon preached by the Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie.

1 Peter, Digital Church, Discipleship1-peter digital-church discipleship
Job description (1 Peter 2:1-10)

Peter pictures us as babies, building blocks and ultimately ambassadors. Sermon preached by the Very Revd Richard Humphrey.

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Alien living (1 Peter 1:13-25)

We are to hope in grace, be holy, live in fear, love one another. Sermon preached by the Rt Revd Dr Richard Condie.

1 Peter, Digital Church, Holiness1-peter digital-church holiness
Living hope (1 Peter 1:1-12)

We are God’s children with a living hope so we rejoice. Sermon preached by the Very Revd Richard Humphrey.

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Do you trust God’s future? (Isaiah 66:18-24)

The book of Isaiah is a call to trust God and in this sermon series we look at aspects of who God is, in this sermon we look at why we should trust our future to God. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

Digital Church, future, Isaiah, trustdigital-church future isaiah trust
Do you trust God’s word? (Isaiah 55:1-13)

The book of Isaiah is a call to trust God and in this sermon series we look at aspects of who God is, in this sermon we look at why we should trust God’s word. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

Digital Church, Isaiah, trust, worddigital-church isaiah trust word
Do you trust God’s servant? (Isaiah 52:13-53:12)

The book of Isaiah is a call to trust God and in this sermon series we look at aspects of who God is, in this sermon we look at how our assumptions about God are challenged by God’s surprising servant. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

Digital Church, Isaiah, servant, trustdigital-church isaiah servant trust
Do you trust God’s character? (Isaiah 40:21-31)

The book of Isaiah is a call to trust God and in this sermon series we look at aspects of who God is, in this sermon we look at why we should trust God’s character. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

character, Digital Church, Isaiah, trustcharacter digital-church isaiah trust
Do you trust God’s judgement? (Isaiah 26:20-27:13)

The book of Isaiah is a call to trust God and in this sermon series we look at aspects of who God is, in this sermon we look at what the point of God’s judgement is. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

Digital Church, Isaiah, judgement, trustdigital-church isaiah judgement trust
Do you trust God’s justice? (Isaiah 1:1-15)

The book of Isaiah is a call to trust God and in this sermon series we look at aspects of who God is, in this sermon we look at why we should care about God’s justice. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

Digital Church, Isaiah, justice, trustdigital-church isaiah justice trust
Do you trust God? (Isaiaih 38:1-7; 39:1-8)

Overview of the book of Isaiah with a focus on the overall message which is a call to trust God in the big and the little. Sermon preached by the Revd Alastair Crouch

Digital Church, Isaiah, overview, trustdigital-church isaiah overview trust
Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts (Mark 7:1-30)

Every culture has customs and beliefs about what makes you clean or dirty. We explore the spiritual and social dimensions of this and how Jesus both cleanses our hearts and breaks down the social barriers between the ‘clean’ and ‘unclean’. Sermon preached by the Revd Victor Shaw

communion, culture, Digital Church, Markcommunion culture digital-church mark
Bread and Water (Mark 6:30-44)

Jesus satisfies our deepest hunger and calms our deepest fears. Sermon preached by the Revd Victor Shaw

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Conflict (Mark 6:1-29)

Herod’s conflict with John the Baptist could be seen as a particularly bad moment in church and state relations. What does it teach us today? Sermon preached by the Revd Victor Shaw.

Digital Church, Mark, mission, politicsdigital-church mark mission politics
Power (Mark 5)

In a modern, scientific age, how do we deal with accounts of the supernatural and miracles in the Bible? In Mark chapter 5 Jesus shows he has power over the spiritual world, over sickness and over death itself. Sermon preached by the Revd Victor Shaw.

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The Kingdom of God is Near (Mark 1:1-15)

Who is Jesus? What does it mean to follow him? And who wrote the Gospel of Mark anyway? Sermon preached by the Revd Victor Shaw.

Digital Church, Jesus, Kingdom of God, Markdigital-church jesus kingdom-of-god mark
Ministry Support Application

Application form for volunteer ministry support roles, members of church committees (Parish Council, Treasurers) and Synod Committees. To be used when the applicant has no other roles that require a Volunteer SMCQ

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Synod Report 2021

A brief report on the proceedings of the Third Session of the 54th Synod of the Diocese of Tasmania, which was held at Kingston on 21 and 22 May 2021.

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Synod 2021 – Bishop Richard’s Presidential Address

Bishop Richard Condie’s Presidential Address to the Third Session of the 54th Synod of the Diocese of Tasmania, which was held at Kingston on 21 and 22 May 2021.

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Safe Church Communities Ordinance 2009 (last amended 2021)

Explains the requirements for Safe Church Communities endorsement for church workers and volunteers.

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Bishop’s Training Event 2021 – Bishop Richard’s Address

Bishop Richard unpacks our fifth vision conviction: God being our provider, and us stewards of his gifts.

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How to report suspected child abuse

To be printed and handed out to the group doing the Faithfulness in Service training.

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Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Training – Parish Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation is a guide for presenting Faithfulness in Service to your group. Suggestions are made in the notes on each slide.

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Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Module F1 – Online Training Answers

To be used in conjunction with Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Module F1 – Online Training Booklet.

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Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Module F1 – Online Training Booklet

This booklet has been developed to help parishes and organisations understand and commit to the code, so that church communities are safe and healthy places for everyone.

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Safe Ministry Check Questionnaire (SMCQ) – Volunteer Application Form

Only for those individuals aged 18 and older for whom it is not possible to complete the SMCQ online.

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Safe Ministry Check Questionnaire (SMCQ) – Volunteer Application Form U18

Only for those individuals under 18 for whom it is not possible to complete the SMCQ online.

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Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Review Questions

To be used after your presentation to review what was learnt.

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Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Booklet

A code for personal behaviour and the practice of pastoral ministry by clergy and church workers.

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Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Commitment Statement

To read and complete after you have read Faithfulness in Service and participated in the Training Module.

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Guide to Faithfulness in Service (FiS) Parish Presentations

A guide to Faithfulness in Service training within a Parish context.

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