Anglican Church Newcastle stretches from the Hawkebury to just beyond Laureton and up the Hunter Valley to Murrurundi and Merriwa. The Diocese is vibrant and challenging and encompasses the diversity of the Anglican Tradition with a sense of unity of purpose, upholding one another in love.
The Anglican Church of Australia is in Communion with the ancient See of Canterbury, Primatial See of the Church of England - yet very proudly independent and Australian. The Anglican Church of Australia comprises 23 autonomous Dioceses, who together make up the Anglican Church of Australia.
The Anglican Communion Office, is the secretariat for the Instruments of Communion. It serves the Anglican Consultative Council, the Primates' Meetings and the Lambeth Conference, as well as commissions, committees and other groups.
The Samaritans Foundation was established in 1984 as the social welfare organisation of theAnglican Diocese of Newcastle which covers the Hunter, the Manning and the Central Coast regions of New South Wales. We seek to express God’s care for all people, particularly those who are vulnerable and marginalised in our community.
Anglican Women is an umbrella group co-ordinating womens organisations throughout the Diocese, and providing a cohesion to women throughout the Diocese, including thise who are not part of any particular group.
By supporting marriage and family life, especially through times of adversity, we tackle the most urgent needs challenging relationships and communities. Our members are not all mothers, nor all women. Single, married, parents, grandparents, and young adults just beginning to express their social conscience.
Oremus is an online NRSV Bible Browsing Resource very useful for looking up passages and the like. The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) is the version we read in services at St Peters and Gwandallan most of the time.