Staff from the across the diocese braved a chilly autumn morning on Tuesday 30 May to take part in the Bishop’s Staff Day pilgrimage walk. More than 130 members of staff completed the 13km journey from Corcoran Parish Centre, George St, Morpeth to St John the Baptist Chapel, Cathedral Street, Maitland.
Young people across Australia are being called to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church through an online survey published today by the Australian Bishops.
“Companions on a deep journey” was how Bishop Stuart described the relationship between the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, the Diocese of Broken Bay and the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle at the Tri-Diocesan Covenant Renewal liturgy on Tuesday 23 May at St Luke's Anglican Church, Wallsend.
The persistence of socially unacceptable high levels of unemployment and underemployment for people aged 15-24 (ie the youth cohort of the population) is having a great impact on our society.
Ruth Jacobs is a member of the Jewish congregation that worships at the Synagogue in Tyrrell Street, Newcastle. Ruth is passionate about her faith and she generously gives of her time to help others understand the Jewish faith.