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Breaking new ground

I’ve had a lot of fears recently – fears of all the things I need to do. While I was in London attending the Alpha Global Leadership Conference, I had the most profound personal experience. As I drew near to God in surrender and worship a whole lot of those fears just went, completely and…

Respite Carers Needed – Fostering Hope (Part 2)

Respite Carer information night – Wednesday 28th August, 6:00pm, Wellspring Church, Sandy Bay.  You will hear what is involved in being a respite carer. If you are interested you can begin the process. Children who live in out-of-home care, in foster and kinship homes, are children just like you once were and the children you…

Pastoral Letter on Homelessness and Housing Crisis – 2 July 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Many Tasmanians are in urgent need of affordable, safe shelter. Here is an opportunity for the Church body to consider how best we can respond, as their plight is particularly pressing in this cold winter weather. One of the most effective ways to make a difference to the state’s housing shortage…

Fostering Hope (Part 1)

To be a Church for Tasmania, making disciples of Jesus is the Anglican Church in Tasmania’s stated Vision. It would be hard to find a mission arguably more fitting with this purpose and vision than Fostering Hope. Fostering Hope seeks to engage the church in the need for more foster and kinship carers in Tasmania,…

54th Synod – Report to all electors

Mr James Oakley, Secretary of the Synod, has written a circular letter to all Parish Councils and electors reporting on the 54th Synod of the Diocese of Tasmania. To read the letter click here: Circular letter to electors – 54th Synod

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General Motions passed – first session of 54th Synod of the Diocese of Tasmania

GENERAL MOTIONS PASSED AT SYNOD 1.Appointment of Trustees It was MOVED (Ven Bill Stewart/Mr Malcolm McGinn) THAT Synod elect the following people to be members of the Trustees of the Diocese, for a term of 5 years from 23 May 2019: Mrs Anne Brown Rt Rev Dr Chris Jones Mr Lee Tyers Mr Shaun Sargent…

Financial modelling for the future management of Anglican cemeteries

In light of the newly amended Burial and Cremation Act, the Anglican Church of Tasmania has developed some financial modelling with respect to the future management costs of Anglican cemeteries across the State. We have based our calculations on the following assumptions: We need to maintain each cemetery for at least the next 100 years…

Anglicare Tasmania’s Winter Appeal 2019 – Give the gift of warmth this winter

Read more here about giving the gift of warmth this winter. Gifts to the Winter Appeal can be made online, by phone on 1800 243 232 or in person at an Anglicare office.