Historic Heartland of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle NSW

Wishing You Joy and Peace for 2016

From all of us at St James' Morpeth

St James Morpeth Anglican Church

StJ ames Morpeth

Sunday 9 am Sung Eucharist

Fridays 10 am. Holy Communion.

Holy Days 7.30 am. Holy Communion.

Monday to Friday 7.30 am. Morning Prayer.

1st Sunday of the month 5 pm. Quiet Prayers for Healing with Holy Communion.

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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@newcastleangl [...]

The gift of hospitality inviting the stranger to come in By Sue Williams for the Social Justice Task Force The tide of public opinion is slowly changing on the issue of Asylum Seeker and Refugee polic [...]

Building a path towards the humane treatment of refugees By The Ven Rod Bower Ambassador for the Refugee Council of Australia I was born in a country with an Indigenous presence of at least 60,000 yea [...]

Khadijeh’s Story Words by Louise Mackay Khadijeh had been living in Iran her whole life. She was born there. Her family was from Afghanistan; they had fled their war-torn country before she was born a [...]

Maddison West’s dedication rewarded THE inaugural Aboriginal Student of the Year for Myall Lakes is Maddison West from Manning Valley Anglican College. The new annual award recognises young people who [...]

Launching the Samaritans Winter Appeal, CEO Peter Gardiner has called on the local community to show their support for vulnerable groups, such as young people and the unemployed. Mr Gardiner said, “Ea [...]

Fancy a healthy snack? If you were in the Philippines, specifically Barangay Nayon in Lamut, Ifugao Province, ABM would highly recommend the Taro chips made by Dolores Bayucca and her colleagues. At 5 [...]

The increasing tensions in Indonesian West Papua has attracted the attention of both the World Council of Churches’ Central Committee and the Bishops of the Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea. [...]

The Bishops of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea have warned of the “severe destruction to our nation” if ongoing political violence is not resolved through “responsible honesty”. [...]

Two Anglicans will serve on the executive committee of the World Council of Churches. [...]

Last night’s terror attack at Istanbul International Airport has been met with a wave of prayer from Anglican and other Christian leaders. [...]

The government of Chile are today beginning the process of sifting through 83,000 individual responses after a consultation on a new constitution for the country closed yesterday. [...]

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem has spoken of his “delight” at news that the approach to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism is to be de-mined. [...]

A revolution in ministry training in the UK is being promised by the Church in Wales when its new training institute opens for business next week. [...]

Samaritans Professional Support Program is hosting a Conference on “What is the link between Pedagogy & Practice: Why do we need a Pedagogy?”.  The Conference will give an insight into 21st centur [...]

It’s that time of year again, the 2016/17 Entertainment books are now ready to purchase! You can choose either a hard copy or a digital copy for your smart phone.  With a digital copy you can look up [...]

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-ins [...]

The breadth of Samaritans work is extensive but it is this diversity that gives Samaritans the opportunity to work with so many and consequently make a real difference in our local community. Almost 1 [...]

It is almost impossible to ignore the impact technology has had on our lives in recent times. The field of digital and mobile technology is breaking new ground at a rapid pace and changing the way peo [...]

As an employer with 100 or more employees we are required to report annually under the Workplace Gender Equality Act. The report for the 2015 reporting period has now been lodged with the Workplace Ge [...]

The largest providers of homelessness services across Australia, including Anglicare Australia, recently joined forces to call on all political parties to make reducing homelessness a national priorit [...]

From Paris to Pakistan, Orlando to Myanmar, Iraq to Nigeria, each day witnesses conflict and violence perpetrated in the name of religion or committed against persons because of their religious identi [...]

The World Council of Churches' (WCC) general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has condemned as an “odious crime” the lethal attack by gunmen at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport who turned themselve [...]

The next World Mission Conference is to be held in Arusha, Tanzania, 8-13 March 2018. The proposal to hold the conference was approved today by the WCC Central Committee at its meeting in Trondheim, N [...]

Georges “Yorgo” Lemopoulos says his discovery of global ecumenism as a theology student in Istanbul, Turkey, transformed his life. The member of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople credits t [...]

The WCC Central Committee meeting in Trondheim, Norway authorized the convening of an international ecumenical conference in 2017 “to reaffirm and strengthen ecumenical witness for peace with justice [...]

Amid reports of a deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua, a minute of support for Papuans was issued on 28 June during the closing day to a meeting in Trondheim, Norway, of the WCC Central [...]

In a “Statement on the Forced Displacement Crisis,” a call for the world’s nations to “honour the letter and spirit of their obligations under international law, including human rights and refugee law [...]

God be in my head, and in my understanding, God be in my eyes, and in my looking, God be on my lips, and in my speaking, God be in my heart, and in my thinking, God be at my end, and at my departing. [...]

Lord in heaven, please listen to all those who are praying to you now. Those who are sad and crying, those who have lost friends and family. Those who are alone and frightened. Help them to remember, [...]

Almighty God our heavenly Father, guide the nations of the world into the way of justice and truth, and establish among them that peace which is the fruit of righteousness, that they may become the ki [...]

Almighty and merciful God, whose Son became a refugee and had no place to call his own; look with mercy on those who today are fleeing from danger, homeless and hungry. Bless those who work to bring t [...]

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is discord, vision. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, ho [...]

Teach us, good Lord, to serve you as you deserve; to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wound, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labour and not to ask for any reward, save [...]

Father, I abandon myself into your hands; do with me what you will. Whatever you may do, I thank you: I am ready for all, I accept all.   Let only your will be done in me, and in all your creatures – [...]

Contact info

Rector
Fr Chris Orczy
Phone: 02 4933 6218
PO Box 80,
Morpeth NSW 2321
Cnr. Tank and High Streets,
Morpeth NSW 2321
Email:
christopherorczy@gmail.com

 

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