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Events

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Anglicans Together: Annual General Meeting

24 September 2017
AGM will be at 2pm in St James Hall, Level 1, 169–171 Phillip St. Refreshments available before the meeting at 1:30pm. After the meeting, around 2:45pm, there will be discussion on matters to be raised at the forthcoming Synod. Synod representatives are particularly invited to attend. This discussion will finish by 4pm to enable people to attend Evensong at St James at 4pm.
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Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

1, 8, 15, 22and 29 September 2017
Events include Tracy Wan (violin); Nathan Henshaw (saxophone); Alastair Duff Forbes (violin); The Mirabella Trio; and Gareth Baard (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
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Catalyst for Renewal: Q and A sessions in the Crypt

3 and 24 September, 1 and 22 October 2017
The four topics over the four days will be: 'Pluralism—Why can't They be more like Me?', 'Social Media—A Force for Good?', 'Pornography—Who does it harm?' and 'Finding the Courage to make a Difference'. No need to book; no charge. 1:30 to 3pm each session (doors open at 1pm). At the Crypt, St Patrick's Church, Grosvenor St, The Rocks. More information [PDF]
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New College Lectures: Personal Identity

12, 13 and 14 September 2017
While exploring commonly-held beliefs that underpin much of modern life, the three lectures will consider the Bible's answers to the most pressing and personal questions of the postmodern world: Who are you? What defines you? What makes you, you? Hear Dr Brian Rosner, Principal of Ridley College, Melbourne. Lectures at 7:30pm each evening, but complimentary canapes on the first night from 6pm. Free lectures. At University of New South Wales, 330 Anzac Pde, Kensington. More information and bookings
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Moore College's School of Theology: Celebrating the Reformation

13 and 14 September 2017
Members of the Faculty will be joined by scholars from around Australia and across the globe as the School celebrates the legacy of the Reformation and its significance 500 years on. 9:15am to 3:30pm each day. More information and bookings
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All Saints Hunters Hill: Soundings

17 September 2017
'Doom and Gloom: An Alternative Response to the Current Era.' How can we respond to the bizarre and retrogressive changes around the world? Hear Dr Keith Suter who is well known for articulating a Christian perspective in key controversies. 3:30 for 4pm in the Church Hall in Ambrose St. All welcome. Drinks and nibbles to begin. Donation at the door. More information [PDF]
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St Paul's Burwood: Lunchtime Recitals

19 September 2017
In the beautifully refurbished church, hear Ben Secrett and James McDonald (guitars). 1:15 to 1:45 pm, followed by refreshments. Entry by donation. More information [PDF]
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Organ recital: Christ Church St Laurence

1 October 2017
Arno Hartmann (Germany) will be the monthly recitalist on the historic 1892 Hill & Son Organ. 2:00 pm, 812 George St, Sydney (just near Railway Square). Entry by 'note' donation, no bookings are necessary. Followed by afternoon tea. More information
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Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

6,13,20 and 27 October 2017
Events include Peter Leung (saxophone); The Sirius Chamber Ensemble; Ryan O'Donnell (tenor); and Hans Hielscher (Germany) (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
171008 Hugh McKay

St James Institute: Beyond Belief

8 October 2017
Hear Hugh MacKay discussing the question 'Why the Gap'—why do only 8% of Australians go to church weekly but 61% declare themselves to be Christian and 68% believe in God or some 'higher power'? 2:00–3:45pm. St James' Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. $50/$40, includes refreshments. More information and registration
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St John's, Gordon: Fête and Spring Market

14 October 2017
Everything you could possibly expect including homemade cakes, jams, flowers, bargain books, fresh vegetables, homewares, jewellery and much more. Chocolate wheel and raffle with great prizes and of course, much for the kids to enjoy such as jumping castle, games and meeting a pet snake. 9am to 2pm in the church grounds at 754 Pacific Highway, Gordon. Op. shop also open. More information
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Christ Church St Laurence: Luther500 Concert

15 October 2017
A concert marking the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation and featuring Max Reger's Phantasie on Ein fest burg played by Kurt Ison, other Lutheran organ works performed by Peter Jewkes and Joshua Ryan and the Christ Church St Laurence Choir with soloists and orchestra performing J. S. Bach's monumental Cantata Ein feste burg. $50/$40. 3pm at the Church, 812 George St, Sydney (just near Railway Square). For more information and bookings contact office@ccsl.org.au
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Equal Voices First Annual Symposium: Being Heard

21 October 2017
Equal Voices is a non-denominational movement of Christians working for the full inclusion of LGBTIQ Christians in the life of the church. Their first annual symposium, with keynote speakers and workshops, will be at the University of Technology in Sydney. More information and registration
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Organ recital: Christ Church St Laurence

22 October 2017
Hans Uwe Hielscher (Wiesbaden) will be the monthly recitalist on the historic 1892 Hill & Son Organ. 2:00 pm, 812 George St, Sydney (just near Railway Square). Entry by 'note' donation, no bookings are necessary. Followed by afternoon tea. More information
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St Paul's Burwood: Lunchtime Recitals

24 October 2017
In the beautifully refurbished church, hear Mark Quarmby, organ. 1:15 to 1:45 pm, followed by refreshments. Donation entry. More information [PDF]
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Society for the Study of Early Christianity (SSEC)—Putting on the New Self: The Theatrical Background of a New Testament Metaphor

24 October 2017
Hear Dr David Starling, Head of Bible and Theology at Morling College, and Lecturer in New Testament, speak to this topic. At 7:05pm in the Museum of Ancient Cultures at Macquarie University. Members $5, alumni $7, non-members $8. More information
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Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

27 October 2016
Hear Thomas Wilson, Director of Music at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney at 7:00–8:30pm; tickets $20. Bookings
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Sisters of the Good Samaritans: Children's Meditation and Relaxation Workshop

28 October 2017
This fun workshop is for children aged 5–12 years, and aims to build a healthy body and mind. By teaching a variety of simple meditation techniques using breath and visualisation, creating mandalas and moving the body in a conscious way, children are encouraged to find that centre of stillness inside. This can help with anxiety, building confidence and understanding emotions. The presenters (Fiona Borland and Vicki O'Leary) are experienced practitioners in the field. 1:30pm–4:30pm. $30 per child; $25 for siblings. At the Mount St Benedict Centre, 449 Pennant Hills Rd., Pennant Hills. More information and registration
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St James Institute: Martin Luther and Bach

28 October 2017
Dr Andreas Loewe, J S Bach scholar and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral Melbourne, presents a lecture on the work about to be performed by the Choir of St James', marking Bach's immense contribution to Lutheran church music. This occasion honours the 500th anniversary of Luther's famous theses and their place in the Protestant Reformation. 3pm–4:30pm. Tickets $30 ($25 conc). The event will be followed by a performance in in the Church. More information and bookings
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St John's Gordon: Christmas Twilight Market

1 December 2017
A great way to buy unique and interesting gifts, including home made foods, gourmet Christmas treats, crafts, fashion, stocking fillers and Christmas decorations. Enjoy a BBQ and champagne while shopping and, of course, Christmas carols. Plenty of parking and easy public transport. In the church grounds at 754 Pacific Highway at 4–9pm. More information