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Church the world’s great hope, says Archbishop of Canterbury as Dr Freier inaugurated as Primate
14 Aug 2014
The Archbishop of Canterbury said at the inauguration of Melbourne's Archbishop Philip Freier as Australia's 15th Anglican Primate that there was no greater hope for a war-torn, bitter and dark world than a church abounding in holiness and wisdom.
Anglican Communion not ready for central authority structure: Dr Driver
26 Aug 2014
Although the debate about an Anglican Covenant was continuing, it was clear that the Anglican Communion was “far from ready” to move to a more centralised authority structure, the Archbishop of Adelaide, Dr Jeffrey Driver, said in Melbourne on 20 Aug
Brotherhood founder ‘intentionally’ put himself on the margins: Bishop Huggins
26 Aug 2014
Fr Gerard Tucker, founder of the Brotherhood of St Laurence, "intentionally placed himself on the margins, with the marginalised, so he could see, speak and act with the insight of a free person, in the spirit and way of Jesus".
Sermon by the Archbishop of Canterbury delivered at the inauguration of Archbishop Philip Freier as Primate of Australia
15 Aug 2014
Day by day we visit the sick, comfort the bereaved, bury the dead, love the hungry, the poor, the outcast and the lost, seek and find forgiveness, pray and learn to love just a little better, educate, heal, challenge and serve.
Archbishops seek asylum for refugees from northern Iraq
13 Aug 2014
The new leader of Australia’s Anglican Church, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has urged the Federal Government to accept as refugees some of the Christians facing unimaginable suffering in northern Iraq.
Suffering of Middle East Christians linked to biblical times at Melbourne service
12 Aug 2014
Sharing in the sufferings of Christ formed the basis of the universal and historic solidarity of all Christian believers, a New Testament scholar told an Ecumenical Evening Prayer Service for the Church in the Middle East at St Paul’s Cathedral.
St Peter’s fair and book sale
A fun, family friendly day at 'The Hill' with jumping castle, children's activities, live music, devonshire tea and more. All welcome.
Hope for creation
Day of prayer on climate change. Dr Mick Pope, meteorologist, Christian environmentalist and author will speak on Christianity, ecology and climate change.
Breaking the chains
A forum exploring pornography, abuse, woman trafficking and asylum seekers. Cost: $20 ($15 concession) including light evening meal. Register: www.cbe.org.au.
Children and spirituality symposium
For theologians AND practitioners: chaplains, educators, clergy, children & families ministers willing to be stretched their theological understanding and practice of ministry engagement with children
The better city – sustainable living in urban Australia
Join Abp Freier as he discusses the social justice and challenges facing our growing cities with urban planner Prof Roz Hansen and Lord Mayor Robert Doyle.
More than Facebook friends
God, Friendship, and the Public Good. Prof Brian Edgar explores friendship as the life of the church and as a public good.
Organist Martin Setchell in concert
Organist Martin Setchell is New Zealand's top concert organist, combining academic depth with dynamic flair and a rare and happy knack in selecting music that entertains as well as edifies. Admission $20/$15.
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