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New Leaders for Anglican Church

  The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie led a special service at St David’s Cathedral Hobart, on Saturday 17th February. “I had the joy of ordaining three people as Deacons, commissioning an Archdeacon and the new General Manager for our Diocese,” said Bishop Condie. “All five people are capable leaders…

Immeasurably more!

 “By the grace of God we have seen many wonderful things occur,” said Revd Joel Nankervis, Priest in Charge of the Parish of Circular Head. “In many respects our parish is unrecognisable to how it was twelve months ago,” he said. Joel and his wife Lyn are soon to celebrate their first twelve months in…

Preaching Training Workshop

Would you like to do a preaching training workshop in the NorthWest of the state? (There will also be a southern one in late July.) On Saturday 10 March, from 10am-4pm, there will be a Preaching Training Workshop in Ulverstone. Stephen Carnaby (Director of Ministry Development) is doing a one day introduction suitable for current…

Safe Church Communities Training Day 2018

Burnie – Saturday 17 March at St George’s Church, Cnr Mount & Cattley Streets. Register before Friday 9 March. Launceston – Saturday 24 March at St John’s Church Parish Centre, 157 St John Street. To Register email: scc@anglicantas.org.au or phone 6220 2012. Registering is essential as training packs will be provided. Morning tea provided. Please bring…

Withdrawing Pokies from Tasmania’s Pubs and Clubs

The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania was delighted to hear of the Labor Party’s commitment to the withdrawal of Pokies from Clubs and Pubs in Tasmania by 2023. The Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, The Right Revd Dr Richard Condie, commends the political courage of the Labour Party and urges the Hodgman Liberal Government to make a…

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Final Report

The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania gives thanks for the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse for: exposing hidden instances of child sexual abuse in institutions. giving survivors of child sexual abuse an opportunity to be heard. delivering recommendations to make institutions safe. providing a pathway to bring healing to…

Investing in Growth

I am sure that many TasAnglican readers are delighted by the energy and excitement that our new Bishop has brought to the Diocese. This is certainly the case in the Parish of Circular Head. On his visit to the Parish, Richard asked what he could do to help them most. The answer brought joy and…

In times like these 

I have spent much of the summer thinking about and teaching from the Old Testament books of Ezra and Nehemiah. These two books tell the story of the return of the people of Judah to the city of Jerusalem after the Exile. It is a time in Israel’s history where the people of God look…

Royal Commission Update

The Royal Commission into child sexual abuse is in its final stages. As I write, the final hearing for the Anglican church is underway, where the Commissioners are drawing together all that they have learned to make recommendations to us to make for a safer future. I am grateful to God for this commission for…