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Simple pleasure for senior adults

On Palm Sunday we said thank you and goodbye to our honorary senior’s minister of five years, Bruce Geeves, who has decided to attend a church within walking distance of home rather than contend with Sunday bus timetables.  (Our loss, their gain, we think.) Bruce loves a party and he loves 1970s music so our…

Anglican Church in Tasmania expands its Pastoral Support and Assistance Scheme

26 March 2019 – The Anglican Church in Tasmania has made significant changes to its Pastoral Support and Assistance Scheme (PSAAS) for survivors of sexual abuse. These changes come in light of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and the establishment of the National Redress Scheme (NRS). The Anglican Bishop of…

Ready to see the church in victory

It has been a few weeks since the Diocesan Celebration and Ordination service (2 March), where I was “deacon-ed,” but ever so often I still get asked why I went for it. In fact, the discernment phase of ordination is a fairly lengthy and rigorous process (and that is good). So, why did we do…

Parliamentary Year Commencement Sermon 19 March 2019

The events in the past few days remind us of the importance of the task before us, and particularly the task before the Parliament of this State of Tasmania. The senseless act of violence and murder last Friday in the peaceful city of Christchurch, where now 50 people, one as young as 2 years of…

Diocesan Celebration and Ordination Service – Testimonial video

This video features a couple of the Ordinands sharing their testimonials.

Diocesan Celebration and Ordination Service Starter Video – Our Mission

This video celebrates all that God is doing in our churches as we strive to fulfill our mission to be – A church for Tasmania, making disciples of Jesus.

The Bishop’s invitation to the Diocesan celebration and ordination service 2 March 2019

A family event for the whole diocese. 2 March 2019, 10am at St David’s Cathedral, Hobart. There will be a children’s program, testimonials, free BBQ and more!  

Finding faith and a community through Alpha

Born in Bangladesh in a Hindu cum secular family, Mithun experienced the joy of celebrating Christmas, receiving a good education at a private Catholic College and attending the Temple with his mother who was a practising Hindu. Mithun also experienced the struggles of being part of a minority ethnic group, observing his mother being bullied…