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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Part of the fabric of Morpeth, St James is a vibrant and loving faith community. We gather to worship celebrate and support each other and our community.

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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar establised a #loudfence at the entrance of their church on August 21 to symbolise their support for the victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. The first lo [...]

It wasn’t all that long ago Maddi Elliott was in a primary class. In fact, she is still at school midway through her year 12 studies at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College. But next month the Gillieston H [...]

To celebrate National Op Shop Week, we encourage everyone to re-think how you can support our local church and Samaritan op shops. Samaritans have put a call out for an urgent need of op shop donation [...]

Over the past two weeks (August 2-12), the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle has been the subject of the most recent case study for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. [...]

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 [...]

Asia Bibi, a Christian women sentenced to death after drinking water meant for her Muslim colleagues, will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in October. [...]

Prince Hassan of Jordan, a Muslim, has teamed up with Dr Ed Kessler, the Jewish interfaith expert, to issue a joint denunciation of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. [...]

A remote controlled flying drone equipped with a video camera is to be used to identify maintenance requirements of historic churches in Yorkshire, England. [...]

The oldest Primate in the Anglican Communion, Archbishop William Brown Turei of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia, will retire at the end of March 2017. [...]

A Church-of-England sponsored play about the plight of a refugee stuck in France while trying to reach the UK has been nominated for two prestigious awards. [...]

The opening of the Bishop Selwyn Chapel yesterday marked the physical completion of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral and the commencement of its journey to consecration in October 2017. [...]

ll Saints Cathedral in Juba was the setting for an ecumenical prayer service yesterday (Thursday), organised by the South Sudan Council of Churches. [...]

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 [...]

Voice-to-text software helps computer users to transform spoken words and commands into text and keystroke operations, reducing the need for a keyboard or mouse. By using voice recognition software pr [...]

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?  Th [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 c [...]

It was with sadness that WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit received the news of the passing of Rev. Juan Abelardo Schvindt of the Evengelical Church of the River Plate (IERP), on 23 Augus [...]

The “Exclusion and Embrace Conference: Disability, Justice and Spirituality” was held in Melbourne, Australia 20-24 August. The multi-faith conference explored the issues of faith and meaning in the l [...]

“Negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons”. Do it “in 2017”. Make sure the negotiations are “open to all states” and include civil society. These are key points in a much-dis [...]

Interreligious trust and respect has proven a key challenge in communities worldwide, not least in contexts where the need for successful peacebuilding is dire. Therefore, 11 August marked an importan [...]

Seventeen students completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Interreligious Studies in August at the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey. The six-week course, credited by the University of Geneva, is [...]

On a sunny, hot afternoon on the grounds of the 18th-century Château de Bossey, 17 young people from across the world gathered for their graduation ceremony in the Certificate of Advanced Studies in I [...]

Nigeria Christians and Muslims gathered on 19 August to open the International Centre for Inter-Faith Peace and Harmony (ICIPH). The centre is located in Kaduna, where more than 20,000 people have die [...]

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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