The Bishop of Grafton, Rt. Rev Dr. Sarah Macneil has announced her early retirement, effective 3 March 2018. Full text of the pastoral letter follows: Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Since 1 March 2014 we have journeyed together as disciples of Christ. When Ian and I arrived in the Diocese you had already faced […]
The following comment was left on my website on Wednesday evening, A few years ago a person who is the daughter of Christian friends of mine entered into a lesbian relationship in Canberra. The two young women participated in a same gender civil union ceremony at an embassy as one of them came from that […]
Tomorrow marks yet another line crossed in the Anglican Church of Australia. With that in mind the following statement from the Anglican Church League is very important.
Friends, here’s something you can all help me with. Rev. Dr Sarah Macneil, the proposed new bishop of Grafton, has for the last 2 years been Senior Associate Minister at Holy Covenant Anglican Church in the diocese of Canberra-Goulborn. She’s proven to be a useful addition to the team there picking up the largest bulk […]
I wrote last week about the appointment of Rev Dr Sarah Macneil as the new Bishop of Grafton diocese in NSW, Australia. Not only is she due to be Australia’s first female diocesan, but far more troubling she is on the record as holding what many consider to be heterodox views on human sexuality and […]
I talk all things Grafton and GAFCON (and Golbourn) with Kevin. Direct link to my segment. Enjoy please note I’ve made one error in the broadcast. Dr Macneil was first Archdeacon in Canberra (appointed before Stuart Robinson was made bishop), then moved to be Dean of Adelaide and subsequently returned to Canberra where she […]
Well, Australia has their first diocesan woman bishop, and what a bishop she’s going to be… With a real sense that she is answering God’s call, Sarah Macneil will next year be installed as the 11th bishop of Grafton and the first woman to head an Anglican diocese in Australia. … Dr Macneil is married, […]