UPDATED: Anne Hywood is the New General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Australia

update 2pm: I’ve seen confirmation of the appointment. I’m sure you’ll join me in congratulating Anne and praying for her. update: I’m fairly confident now that the new General Secretary of the Anglican Church of Australia will be Anne Hywood, possibly announced later today. Anne is currently a project manager at the Diocese of Melbourne […]

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Australian Anglican Future Conference 2015

It’s been talked about a lot and finally it’s here! The end of March 2015 will see the first Australian Anglican Future Conference, following up from the 2013 GAFCON (Global Anglican Future Conference). There’s a great lineup of speakers, both local and from overseas. Perhaps the most exciting name to announce is Rev. Dr. Ashley […]

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Perth Synod – What to (Not) Expect

The Anglican Archdiocese of Perth meets in synod this coming weekend. After last year’s drama, interested observers might have expected more to be pushed on the issue of same-sex relationships. The reality, I’m told by sources in Perth, is that the revisionists have recognised that they’re going to get nowhere at the moment with Archbishop […]

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The GAFCON/FCA Tea Party

Last year our family took a road trip across the United States of America, beginning on the west coast and finishing in Boston. During our stay in the Cradle of the American Revolution we went to the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, a tourist attraction I can thoroughly recommend to you all. The tour […]

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General Synod Day 1- A Quest for Unity?

Today was the first full day of business for the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia meeting in the grounds of St Peter’s College, Adelaide. The morning had a bunch of procedural business but the first real point of interest was the outgoing Primate, Philip Aspinall’s, presidential address. The speech sought to encompass the […]

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