Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, NSW

St Peters Swansea

28 Josephson St Swansea

Sun Eucharist  8.00 am
Sun Eucharist  4.00 pm

(except 1st Sunday)

Wed Eucharist 8.00 am
Fri Healing 9.30 am
1st Sunday Family Service 11 am

Gwandalan Community Centre

 

Cnr Koowong Road & Noamunga Cres., Gwandalan

Sunday  Eucharist  10.00 am,
except 1st Sunday -A Service for Today's Church (Lay-led)

 

St Peter's Swansea Anglican Church

Swansea Anglican Church

Thanks for visiting Swansea Anglican Church website today. We are part of the Diocese of Newcastle, and serve the communities of Swansea, Gwandalan and Summerland Point, as well as Pelican, Blacksmiths, Caves Beach, Catherine Hill Bay, Nords Wharf, Cams Wharf, Chain Valley Bay and Murrays Beach.

Sunday by Sunday we gather as a Church Family of Anglicans to worship God, Father, Son & Holy Spirit, knowing this makes a difference in our lives, and praying that that difference will make a difference in our community. We welcome all who would come to join with us in worship. As well as Sunday worship, we offer the Pastoral Services of Baptism, Marriage, and Funerals. We have regular groups including Bible Study, Craft Group, Mothers' Union and a Guild.

You will find with us friendship, acceptance and caring.

Our mission: In faith and prayer, let us show God's love to all through our worship, witness and care.

Note: To look up the Bible Readings listed below: click on the day you want, then 'copy' the reading you want — go to web site http://bible.oremus.org/   and paste.

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Lectionary Readings

Caring for Each Other

If you or someone you know is not well, in hospital, or would like Home Communion, please contact:

Swansea:
Julie_McKay (49713629) & Mervyn Hammond (4971 4993)

GaSP:
June_Howard (49710978) Jan Kelly (4972 5854) & Carol Leist.

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Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

Parish of Singleton Messy Church, Parish of Terrigal Messy Church and Anglican Care have been celebrating the Olympics over the past two weeks. Check out a gallery of photos – lots of fun has been had by all.  

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Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE LOCK UP & SLEEP IN 2016* We’re challenging you to spend a night in a gaol cell and see how much money you can raise in sponsorship! Not up for the challenge?  You can still…

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Thank you to those who have kindly donated to Samaritans Winter Appeal 2016! With your generosity we have already raised over $100,000 to help people in need in our community. Haven’t donated yet?  There is still time to make a difference and…

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Samaritans is grateful for our ongoing partnership with the Metropolitan Players, who will again support our work in the community through the opening night of their 2016 production of Wicked. Awe-inspiring and spectacular, WICKED is the untold story of the…

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Samaritans Family Day Care and In Home Child Care are seeking Educators! As an educator you will provide care for small groups of children in a Family Day Care setting or provide In Home care in the childs home. Samaritans educators have…

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One of the oldest Anglican mission agencies has returned to its historic name USPG

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The special functions arranged by Anglican Women entail quite a bit of forward planning! So we can give you some dates for your diaries so you too can plan ahead. The Annual Anglican Women’s  Service 2016:

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Thank You Boxes are distributed by AW. Mrs Kerry Thompson, the wife of Bishop Greg, spoke at the 2015 Spring Celebrations about the difficulties associated with bringing together indigenous clergy from remote communities for training and support. Anglican Women recently received the heartfelt thanks of the Bishop of the Northern Territory, The Rt Revd Greg Anderson, […]

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INTRODUCING AN ECUMENICAL INITIATIVE Amidst the hope-filled expectation and joy of the seasons of Advent and Christmas, the liturgy reminds us that the Christ-child was born into a world of struggle and violence, into a vulnerable family coping with many uncertainties, and into a religious community under great pressure. As we ponder this mystery, let […]

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Thought

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven
[Ecclesiastes 3.1]

Contact Info

Clergy
Associate Priest:
The Rev’d Robyn Fry
phone  4971 1300
email fry.robyn@bigpond.com
Supervising Priest
The Rev’d Canon Janet Killen
 4945 9993
Address
28 Josephson Street
Swansea NSW 2281
Mail
PO Box 152 Swansea NSW 2281
Parish Phone 4971 1300

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Parish Area

We serve the people of:   Swansea, Caves Beach, Pelican, Blacksmiths, Catherine Hill Bay, Murrays Beach, Nords Wharf, Gwandalan, Summerland Point, & Chain Valley Bay