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Mission to Seafarers honoured their veteran Jack Tomes OAM

Jack Tomes OAM started as a volunteer with the Mission to Seafarers (Hobart) in 1937, aged 17 years. He maintained his interest and involvement up to his death on the 5th January 2019. With his wife, Kath, they kept the Mission open for seafarers during difficult times. Jack regularly sat on the wharf when cruise…

Anti-Poverty Week – October 13th to 19th

Anti-Poverty Week is designed to help Australians have a better understanding of poverty and to encourage us all to take action and focus on positive solutions to end poverty. The Anti-Poverty Week website  has lots of helpful information. Tasmania Anti-Poverty Week Launch is in the Elizabeth St Mall on October 14th at 11am. Can you…

Alpha co-ordinators – South, North & North-West

ANITA BOOKER – Alpha Coordinator SOUTHERN Tasmania If you haven’t already met the lovely and faith-filled Anita Booker, then we encourage you to! Anita is the Alpha South TAS Church Relationship Coordinator based in Hobart. She has taken over from Andrea Hensher. Anita became a Christian in 1991 and has been actively involved in Christian…

Join the National Day of Climate Action – 20th September 2019

Climate change poses a significant threat to the future of our planet and its people. The news is full of reports of extreme weather conditions and rising sea levels impacting poor and vulnerable people around the world. Scientists agree that by 2050 global carbon emissions need to be half of those in 2000 if we…

Christmas in July

We had a wonderful Christmas in July dinner.  We shared great food and fellowship, and we heard from Margaret Savage on the breadth of the amazing work of Anglicare. Margaret was very grateful for our “Christmas gift” donations.  She advised that goods donated in June had been taken to Trinity Hill, supported accommodation for 16-24…

Flinders Island parishioners thank God and others in the community

The May Koorong catalogue arrived in the mailbox of one of our parishoners with its usual accompaniment of added brochures, most destined for the bin, but one caught her attention. It was a promo for Australia’s National Day of Thanks scheduled for the 25th of May. With her interest piqued, she researched further and discovered…

SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER, 2019

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Awe & Wonder for Anglican Schools Conference in Hobart

Thursday 8 August 2019 – The Anglican Schools Australia Conference is in Hobart this year. Over the next two days 260 delegates from around Australia, 83 of whom are School Chaplains, will gather to celebrate the wonder and enthusiasm that children bring to the school environment. Dr Rob McEwan, Headmaster of The Hutchins School, is…

Shining for God at every stage of the foster care journey – Fostering Hope (Part 3)

A couple of years ago we were praying for a single mum and her son in our school community. We were also providing tangible support through babysitting, opening our home, and being an ear to listen. Then, while away on a short family holiday, we found out this boy had been placed in foster care.…