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Events

170428 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

7, 21 and 28 April, 2017
Events include: Duncan Gardiner (guitar) with Setsu Masuda (piano); Peter Leung (saxophone); and Christopher Trikilis (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
170420 St Peters Cremorne

St Peter's Cremorne: Service of Commencement of Ministry for new Rector

20 April 2017
The Rev. Timothy St Quinton will be inducted as Rector at 7pm by the Most Reverend Dr Glenn Davies, Archbishop of Sydney. More information and RSVP details [PDF]
170421 Johan Vexo

Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

21 April 2017
Hear Johann Vexo, organist for both the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the Cathedral of Nancy, France. 7:00pm; tickets $20. More information and bookings
170423 CCSL Organ

Organ recital—Christ Church St Laurence

23 April 2017
Joshua Ryan, organ scholar at Christ Church St Laurence, 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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Spirituality in the Pub: Room at the Table

3 May 2017
How can we as individuals and as members of society be enriched by the contributions of all? Speakers: Fr Peter Maher OAM, Parish Priest, St Joseph's Catholic Church, Newtown and advocate for LGBTI rights; and Julie Sneddon, CEO of the CANA community. As usual, 7:30–9:00pm at the Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St Paddington. All welcome. More information
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Society for the Study of Early Christianity (Macquarie University)—Apostles and the Churches they Founded: History, Tradition and Legend

4 and 6 May 2017
Evening lecture followed by a day conference, with a range of international and local speakers. More information
170525 Open Bible

St James Institute: Lectio Divina

4, 11, 18, 25 May 2017
Led by Julie Sheppard and Kumar Rasiah, come and read the Gospel together, using this ancient slow and reflective method. 1:00–2:00pm, Meditation Room, St James' Crypt. $10 for notes. More information and registration
170526 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

5, 12, 19 and 26 May, 2017
Events include: Catherine Zang (violin); Vera Marcu (viola); David Loew (cello) and Michael Deasey (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required; donation welcome. More information
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Moore College Open Night

8 May 2017
A night to come along and check out the College, get an insight into Moore's in-depth theological training, sample a lecture, plus have all your questions answered by faculty and students. A presentation overviewing the College in Broughton Knox Lecture Theatre, followed by a mini lecture and Q&A session with supper to follow. 7:15 to 9pm. For more information please email: openevents@moore.edu.au
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Sisters of the Good Samaritan: Labyrinth Workshop

May 11 2017
In this workshop you will discover how this powerful, spiritual pathway was used by the ancients and the medieval monks, and learn of its recent re-discovery by 21st century Christians. Experience the meditative walking of the Labyrinth yourself, and the peace, healing and wholeness it can bring to you. Facilitator is Ralph Kershler. Cost: $30. Morning tea provided; BYO lunch. 10am to 3pm. At Mount St Benedict Centre, 449D Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills 2120 NSW. For more information and to book, email: mtstbenendict@goodsams.org.au
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Moore College Centre for Christian Living: The Dignity of Work

17 May 2017
Hear speakers Chase Kuhn and Peter Orr, focussing on Colossians 3:23–25, address the nature of work and its place in the Christian life including issues such as whether work is mere drudgery or does it serve a different purpose in God's Kingdom and calling of us, etc. 7:30–9:30pm. More information and registration
170518 Bishop Robert and Margie Forsyth

Journey to Israel and Jordan, escorted by Bishop Robert and Margie Forsyth in April 2018

18 May 2017
Come to the information night at 7pm at St Mark's Darling Point church hall on Greenoaks Avenue, Darling Point to hear more about this exciting tour. Because the great acts of God that are recorded in the Scriptures took place in the real world of human history and geography, there is nothing quite like, at least once in your life, going there and seeing for yourself. More information including how to confirm of your attendance at the information night
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Organ recital—Christ Church St Laurence

21 May 2017
Rev Dr Daniel Dries, Rector of Christ Church St Laurence, 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
170521 Ross Gittins

Soundings: The Ross Gittins Story

21 May 2017
Soundings is a series of seminars and talks, touching on important issues of the day, sponsored by All Saints Anglican Church, Hunters Hill. Hear Ross Gittins, AM, Economics Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, who shines a light on the economic impact of political decisions and who draws attention to the limitations of 'economic thinking', articulating Christian values and responsibilities. 3:30 for 4:00pm at the Church Hall, Ambrose St Hunters Hill. All welcome, commencing with drinks and nibbles. Donation at the door. More information [PDF]
170530 Michael Horsburgh

St James Institute: Understanding Church Architecture

21 May 2017 or 23 and 30 May 2017
Christians have worshipped indoors for most of their history, from catacombs to basilicas to churches of all descriptions. Hear Associate Professor Michael Horsburgh AM address such questions as whether it matters where we worship and does the location of worship help fashion it. At St James Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. More information (including times for the alternative dates) and booking details
170525 Falling Upward

St James Institute: Book Group

25 May 2017, then monthly until 28 September 2017
To be led by Fr Martin Davies, the book chosen is Richard Rohr, Falling Upwards. Book early as group is limited to 18. More information
170526 Michael Butterfield

Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

26 May 2017
Hear Michael Butterfield, Assistant Director of Music at St Mary's. 7:00pm, tickets $20. More information and bookings
170527 Fr Timothy Radcliffe

Catalyst for Renewal: Forum with Fr Timothy Radcliffe

27 May 2017
You are warmly invited to this forum, at Santa Sabina College, Strathfield. There will be two sessions on the topics: 'What Hope can we offer the Young? Lessons from the Frontline with ISIS' and 'Making Place for the Conscience of the Laity today—the Challenge of Amoris Laetitia'. More information and booking details [PDF]
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Eremos: Intensive Journal—Life Context Workshop

27, 28 May 2017
The Intensive Journal® combines one of the oldest methods of self-exploration, keeping a journal, with a structured format that enables you to get to know the inner core of your life on an ever-deeper level. It empowers you to gain a fuller perspective of your life and unlock hidden creative potential. Commences 9:30am each day, at The Grail, 22 McHatton Street, North Sydney. More information and booking details
170630 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 June 2017
Events include Phoebe Gardner (violin); David Leow (cello); Divas on Demand; The Sirius Ensemble; Heather Moen-Boyd (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
170603 Archbishop Howard Mowll

Anglican Historical Society: A Memorable Nine Weeks

3 June 2017
Dr Stuart Braga will speak about the late Archbishop Mowll's memoirs, so titled, concerning his nine week post WW II tour in West China to commemorate the jubilee of the West China Mission. The late Archbishop was the first non-military visitor to Hong Kong following the cessation of the war. 1.00 to 4.00 pm at the City of Sydney RSL Club, 565 George Street, Sydney in the Shamrock Room. Cost: donation to help cover room hire expenses would be appreciated. For more information email Wesley Fairhall: wesleyfairhall7@gmail.com
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St James Institute: Mid-Year Studies: Pilgrim Course—The Eucharist

5, 19, 26 June and 8 July 2017 or
6, 13, 20 and 27 June 2017

Led by Sue Mackenzie, these courses will be run either at Chatswood (first option) or at St James Hall. You will study how Christians know and worship God, examining the reasons why The Eucharist is celebrated as a memorial of Christ's saving passion and stands at the very heart of Christian worship. Free to attend, $10 for the booklet. More information and booking details
170606 Dr Winton Higgins

Aquinas Academy Course: The Politics of Decency

6, 13, 20 and 27 June 2017
'The politics of decency' refers to guidelines for political decision-making and civic activism that cultivate decent societies with no second-class citizens. The presenter, Dr Winton Higgins is currently a visiting fellow at the University of Technology in Sydney and a board member of the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. 10am to 12 noon at Level 5, 141 Harrington St, The Rocks. Cost: $144. More information and registration
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Spirituality in the Pub: Looking forward, looking back

7 June 2017
Commemorating and celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Speakers: Rev Mark Lieschke, Bishop, NSW District, Lutheran Church of Australia and Debra Snoddy, a Catholic theologian and Scripture Scholar. As usual, 7:30–9:00pm at the Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St Paddington. All welcome. More information
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Aquinas Academy Course: Writing Your Life (1)—A Freeing Journey

7, 14, 21 and 28 June 2017
Fun, stimulating techniques for recording your life, with your memories coming alive, for you and your family. In looking at where you have been, what you have done and felt over the years, you will have new insights, new freedom and growth. Presented by Catherine Hammond who has degrees in education, creative writing and philosophy and who has worked closely with life-story writers. 10am to 12 noon at Level 5, 141 Harrington St, The Rocks. Cost: $144. More information and registration
170609 Jeremy Filsell

Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

9 June 2017
Hear Jeremy Filsell, Washington National Cathedral. 7:00pm; tickets $20. More information and bookings
170616 CCSL Organ

Organ recital—Christ Church St Laurence

16 June 2017
Dreama Lovitt (USA) 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
170618 The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG

St James Institute: Communism and Faith in North Korea

18 June 2017
Hear The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG and Dr Christopher Richardson on the topic of life under communism and its impact upon religious faith in North Korea. At St James Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. 2 to 4:30pm, refreshments included. $50/$40. More information and bookings
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Sisters of the Good Samaritans: Exploring in Song—the Sacred Journey of Teresa of Avila

22 June OR 24 June 2017
Come and experience guided musical meditations through the 'seven mansions or rooms', present within the spiritual heart of every human being, as inspired by the writings of St Teresa. Carmel Baynie is a world renowned sacred music singer and workshop facilitator.10:00 am–3:30 pm. $30, morning tea provided, BYO lunch. At Mount St Benedict Centre, 449D Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills. More information and registration