davidould.net predicts that tonight’s Brisbane Presidential Address will take a similar tack to that of Bishop Treloar in Gippsland and we’ll have our first Archbishop leading their diocese across a line that may very well permanently split the Anglican Church of Australia.
The Diocese of Gippsland, at it’s recent synod, has voted to change it’s own version of Faithfulness in Service, the national church’s guidelines for standards in ministry, to remove the classical definition of chaste relationships (marriage between a man and a woman) and replace it with a more ambiguous definition of “committed and monogamous relationship”. […]
Kevin and I talk about all that’s happened this week.
The Diocese of Gippsland have announced their new bishop: It is with immense pleasure that the Diocese of Gippsland announces that The Rev’d Dr Richard Treloar, Vicar of Christ Church South Yarra, has been elected as the thirteenth Bishop of Gippsland! He commenced ordained ministry in rural and regional Victoria and is excited to be […]
Australia’s chapter of the Evangelical Fellowship of the Anglican Communion (EFAC) publishes a quarterly print magazine, Essentials. The Winter 2016, just released in print but not yet available online, includes a page 1 article by Bishop Gary Nelson of North West Australia reporting on the recent Australian Bishops’ Conference. Nelson points out that …below the warm greetings […]
Long-time readers will remember we reported back in 2012 on the appointment of Rev. David Head in the Australian Diocese of Gippsland. The appointment caused controversy at the time since Rev. Head was known to be living in a long-term homosexual relationship and a picture of he and his partner was published in the Diocesan […]
The Perth Anglican website is reporting that assistant bishop Kay Goldsworthy has been appointed the new Diocesan bishop of Gippsland, replacing John McIntyre who passed away suddenly earlier this year. (No announcement on the Gippsland website yet). From Archbishop Roger Herft: I write with the news that Bishop Kay has been elected by the Bishop […]
Friends, I’m truly saddened to report to you the news that Bishop John McIntyre of Gippsland passed away this evening at around 8pm. He leaves his widow Jan and three children. John was acknowledged by all who knew him to have a fierce love for and desire to protect those who were marginalised in our society, […]
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Reports from 2 diocesan synods here in Australia. The first, is more detail on the Gippsland synod. The Diocesan Newspaper June edition has a large report on the whole synod, including an entire page dedicated to the sexuality debate. There’s quite a bit of detail […]