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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…

End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020 – our submission

The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania made a submission to the UTAS Independent Review of the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020. Read our submission here. On 10 September 2020, Bishop Richard wrote a Pastoral Letter about Voluntary Assisted Suicide Legislation, and the Oxford Vaccine. You can read it here.

A Voice in The Wilderness: Listening To The Statement From The Heart

In 2017, a group of 250 indigenous leaders representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders from all around Australia, endorsed the “Uluru Statement From The Heart.” They called for recognition of First Nations’ peoples and a representative “Voice” enshrined in the Australian Constitution. Unfortunately this document was immediately rejected by the Parliament of the time. Over…

Reflections on a year of intentional discipleship

Ebenezer Year relaunched in the North of our state at the beginning of 2020. This year’s team, despite interruptions due to COVID-19 enjoyed an incredibly blessed and fruitful year of growth. If you’re interested in spending a year investing in your relationship with God, engaging in spiritual formation with a group of like minded people,…

“I want to publicly declare my faith in Jesus and follow him forever”

“I turn to Christ. I repent of my sins.  I renounce Satan and all that is evil. I will, by God’s grace, strive to live as a disciple of Christ, loving God with my whole heart, and my neighbour as myself, until my life’s end.” With these words, 11 young people from St Clements Kingston…

Pastoral Letter from the Bishop – Redress

Dear Sisters and Brothers, This Pastoral Letter on Redress is for your information, and is to be made available to your congregations. Read the Pastoral Letter.  

Carrying on the legacy of Defence Chaplains

“Jesus has called me as a Christian to serve others, and as a Chaplain I get to serve the men and women of the Defence Force,” says Revd Chris Bowditch, a Reserve Chaplain in the Australian Army. Chris, who is also the Priest in Charge at Lindisfarne Anglican Church, signed up as a Reserve Chaplain…

The first female fellowship group at Subbies is making an impact

by Josephine I started a Women’s Bible Study end of July this year, and we have had one group meeting almost every week. I often meet one to one with those that couldn’t make it at some other time in the week. We have five ladies that are part of it, however there is usually…

After 67 years of searching, Faith found the truth she was looking for

Faith Selah recommitted herself to follow Christ after a long wandering in the wilderness. Read her story: I grew up in Sydney, Brisbane, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth with two brothers, a sister, and parents who were mildly committed Churchgoers. I was baptised at four months old and grew up loving hymns. I was confirmed at…