The Rev Joseph Fung and Dr Nancy Fung have been appointed as Moore College’s first cross-cultural chaplains.
Here are a few items from the last week you might have missed –
- Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle film festival during Lent with Bishop Greg Thompson.
- A Statement Concerning the Consecration of Rev Dr Sarah Macneil in the Anglican Diocese of Grafton.
- Clarification on the Church of Uganda’s Relationship with the Church of England.
- 31 Days of Purity – from Tim Challies.
- New Moore Distance Courses – new options from MTC.
Moore College is offering new Distance courses. Here are three videos giving some background –
In a new video from Moore College, Archbishop Dr Glenn Davies endorses the PTC correspondence course and its value to the life of believers everywhere.
See also the PTC course website.
Here are a few items of interest from around the Anglican Church of Australia –
- Melbourne Diocese has released some resources for Lent.
- New Bishop of The Murray, John Ford, introduces “Taking the plunge together” mission programme beginning in Lent 2014.
- Canberra & Goulburn Bishop Stuart Robinson to carry a cross in Cootamundra next Saturday.
- The Vicar of Gosford in Newcastle Diocese takes part in the Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras and proclaims – “I don’t really believe in Heaven and Hell at least not in the traditional sense.”
- NBN TV Newcastle reports on the consecration of Grafton Bishop Sarah Macneil.
- The Diocese of the Northern Territory is in the process of seeking a new Bishop. Doubtless they would appreciate your prayers in this task.
“On 1 March 2014 the Anglican diocese of Grafton will consecrate its new Bishop. The consecration will be hailed as ‘historic’ as she will be the first female diocesan Bishop in the Anglican Church of Australia.
The fact that the diocesan Bishop will be a woman is of concern, especially considering there has been no publicly available provision by the Grafton diocese for those who cannot in good conscience accept her episcopal ministry. The matters raised in this document however are of more grave concern. …”
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“After a thorough review, the Board of Anglicare (NSW South, West & ACT) is pleased to announce a new stage in the development and growth for our five residential aged care facilities…” – story from the Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn.
“An organisation affiliated with the RSL has bought five nursing homes owned by the Anglican Church in Canberra and on the NSW south coast. Anglicare, the church’s social services agency, has sold the Ginninderra Gardens and Brindabella Gardens facilities in Canberra, as well as three on the NSW south coast…” – report from The Canberra Times. Photo: Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn.