Latest News

Burnie’s #ChangeTheHeart

Every year, Aunty Jean Phillips, one of Australia’s most senior Aboriginal Christian Leaders, supported by Common Grace, invites Australian churches to hold services of acknowledgement, lament and prayer in the lead up to January 26. Burnie Anglican Church heard about the national #ChangeTheHeart movement at a workshop during the Bishop’s Training Event last September. We…

Anglican Tasmanian Fire Disaster Appeal

Severe fires are affecting Tasmanians in many parts of the State, especially on the East Coast. The Anglican Church has launched an appeal to help those in the greatest need with relief and recovery. There has been tragic loss of property, livestock and serious disruptions to livelihoods as a result of devastating fires. Experience shows…

Anglicare Christmas Appeal 2019

Choose the gift of kindness this Christmas. Reach out to others in your local community by giving to the Anglicare Christmas Appeal. Your donation will help provide food and other essentials to Tasmanians experiencing hardship. Every dollar you donate will help Anglicare give groceries direct to the people who need them most. You will also…

Sufficient Grace

At Varanasi we visited a conference at the Training Centre, where we met the training women and men of the community. Feeling like a lost ‘fish in the ocean’ amongst a different culture, language and style of living, I anticipated we were going to hear and feel the presence of God in that unknown place.…

God’s presence and hope

How did I arrive at this place….? My journey began three months earlier when my wife Libby was invited to join a team from our church on a mission trip to India. St Clements Kingston has been supporting overseas mission by sending teams to India for some years. I asked if I could tag along…

Bushfire Appeal for prayer and financial donations

In response to the devastating fires in New South Wales and Queensland, Anglican Health and Welfare would like to invite Tasmanian Anglicans to support the work of the Anglican Relief & Development Fund Australia (ARDFA). ARDFA is appealing for prayer and financial donations to help those in New South Wales and Queensland who have been…

What is God doing across the Tasmanian Anglican Church?

God is doing some amazing things in our Diocese of Tasmania, which are easy to miss when your main mission focus is in a local church. In October about 70 Ministry Leaders (ordained and lay) from around the Anglican Church in Tasmania gathered in Launceston for their annual Ministry Leaders Conference.  This included clergy, chaplains,…

Awe and Wonder

For three days in August, more than 300 delegates from across Australia met in Hobart to engage in stimulating discussion, fellowship and learning as part of the 2019 Anglican Schools Australia (ASA) Conference. With a conference theme of ‘Awe and Wonder’, what better place to express awe for the world around us, to celebrate children’s…

Bible Forum (Launceston), Saturday 2nd November 2019

Topic: “Worship as Compass; Worship as Throne-room” Guest speaker: The Rev. Dr Rhys Bezzant, Senior Lecturer, Ridley Theological College When: Saturday 2nd November 2019 Where: St John’s Church, 157 St John’s Street, Launceston Enquiries to: DMD@anglicantas.org.au