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Registry Roadshow – March 2020

The Registry Roadshow is a wonderful opportunity for those in leadership within the Tasmanian Anglican Church to meet some of our Diocesan staff, hear updates on the important work that’s happening across our Diocese, and to ask questions that relate to the administration and governance of your parish. Rectors, Church Wardens, Treasurers and Parish Councillors…

St James’ Play Garden

On Sunday 17 November 2019, the Parish of New Town & Lenah Valley held a special service to dedicate their new Play Garden. The service began inside St James’ Church but after the word and prayers the congregation gathered outside in the Play Garden. Welcoming the congregation to the service Archdeacon and Rector of the…

Falling in love, for real

My journey to faith has been a while in the making. I have always had an affinity with Christ – and I say “affinity” because to be honest, until recently I couldn’t say ‘’love”.  I was searching, albeit in an ad-hoc manner, for something that I wanted to feel, but just couldn’t. I was baptized…

Ordination & Celebration Service – Saturday 29th February 2020

You can view the Bishop’s video inviting you to attend the Ordination & Celebration Service here. You can print off a poster here:  A4-Promo-Poster.pdf.

SCC Training days in Hobart and Launceston

Attend face to face training in Safe Church Community missional ministry at optional levels of Team Member, Team Leader and Coordinator. Training is for both first timers and those wishing to refresh. To find out more and to register go here: Hobart  Launceston 

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.…