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Clarence South Ministry Trainee

Full-time or part-time under the MTS (Ministry Traineeship Strategy) The Parish of Clarence South extends through the southern reaches of the Clarence council area. While its offices and central hub are at Howrah, the Parish Vision is to reach people throughout all areas of the parish.  We are praying for a multiplication of ministry that…

Once enslaved, now set free

Faced with poverty in Cambodia, all Sitha* wanted was to provide for his family, so when the offer of work on a Thai fishing boat came, Sitha saw it as a wonderful opportunity. But it was all deception, and instead Sitha was enslaved for months. Unpaid. Documents seized. Trapped on the boat, forced to work…

Dedicated Chaplaincy channel launched at Launceston General Hospital

The Chaplaincy team at Launceston General Hospital have launched the LGH Chaplaincy Channel – a dedicated channel aired 24 hours a day on televisions in patient rooms. The project, spearheaded by LGH Chaplaincy Coordinator Jason Summers, makes meaningful content accessible to all patients at the hospital, free of charge. “St Paul’s Chapel is a beautiful,…

Midlands Anglican Church and Centacare Evolve Housing partner on affordable housing

In a bid to address the current housing shortage in Campbell Town, the Midlands Anglican Parish and Centacare Evolve Housing are proposing to build a new development on the land behind St Luke’s Anglican Church. The first stage of the development is soon to be lodged with Council and proposes to develop the land into…

“So Mum, what you’re telling me is I have brain cancer and I’m going to die.”

When Katrina Timms’ second child Emily was born, she had a very distinct feeling they weren’t to be together very long. “I assumed it was me that was going to die,” she says. “I thought God was telling me something and I couldn’t ignore it. I started writing letters to her so she would know…

Positioned to Serve: a Reserve Chaplain’s take on ANZAC Day

An almost universal and defining attitude and motivator of the thousands of men and women who serve in the Australian Defence Forces is summed up in a former Chief of Army’s oft-repeated mantra, “service before self”. From the first ANZACs who answered the call to arms in service of King, Commonwealth and nation in the…

Join us for the United by Faith Blood Drive

This year the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania is joining forces with other faith-based Lifeblood teams for the United by Faith Blood Drive. The need for blood never stops, so we’ll be donating between 1 April and 31 May to save as many lives as we can. You can join is as an individual or as…

The Show Hope campaign is wrapping up

Revd Samuel Gough reflects on a year of Show Hope. Twelve months ago, as a church, Wellspring Anglican Church in Sandy Bay launched an emergency response to help international students in danger of hunger, cold, homelessness and isolation. The parish raised $25,000 in two short weeks. This initial generosity sparked a $2 million multi-award winning…

Join the Ridley Cohort in 2021

Are you studying (or thinking of studying) a course through Ridley College this year? Join in with others who are studying by joining the Ridley Cohort! The Ridley Cohort is a group of Tassie locals, who get together a few times a year to hear from Ridley lecturers (some of whom will come to Tasmania, COVID…