Anglicans Together ...promoting inclusive Anglicanism
On this page we list coming events that may be of interest to members. If you would like us to include an event that is compatible with the aims and objectives of Anglicans Together, please send us your suggestions. Include a picture and a web reference for further information.

Events

170825 Martyn Percy

Anglicans Together Annual Dinner

25 August 2017
Guest speaker: The Very Reverend Professor Martyn Percy is a theological educationalist who has served at Christ's College Cambridge, Lincoln Theological Institute for the Study of Religion and Society, as Principal of Ripon College Cuddesdon, and is now Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and a member of the Faculties of Theology at Oxford University and King's College London. Topic: 'Why be an Anglican?'
7pm at Cello's Restaurant, Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney. Cost: $70 pp ($65 concession)
Bookings by 14 August: online (preferred) or print the booking form and mail it.
170801 Bishop Robert and Margie Forsyth

Journey to Israel and Jordan, escorted by Bishop Robert and Margie Forsyth 6 to 24 April 2018

Places are still available: bookings and deposit as soon as possible
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 [PDF]
170731 Papunya

Learning from Country: An Exhibition of Original Art

15 May to 31 July 2017
Learning from Country is an exhibition of original artwork and materials, from the Papunya School Book of Country and History, showcasing the journey behind a series of multi-award-winning books produced by Nadia Wheatley and Ken Searle. Throughout this exhibition there are opportunities for guided tours and public talks. At the Rare Books Library, Fisher Library, Sydney University. Free. More information
170728 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

7, 14, 21, 28 July 2017
Events include Vera Marcu (viola); Elizabeth Park and Agus Sandjaya (cello and pianoforte); Roman Rudnytsky, USA (pianoforte); and Daniel and Peta Dries (organ and violin). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
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Royal School of Church Music: Choral Evensong and Midwinter Dinner

14 July 2017
Lovers of good church music are invited to join members of the RCSM, NSW, at this famous annual event, with traditional roast dinner (BYO wine). At All Saints' Anglican Church, 2 Ambrose St, Hunters Hill, at 6:30pm, with dinner at 7:30pm. John Cleary, veteran broadcaster and one of Australia's best known commentators on religion, will be guest speaker. More information and booking details [PDF]
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NSW Ecumenical Council: Abraham Conference 2017 Many Faiths, One Humanity

16 July 2017
Hear speaker Stan Grant and a panel drawn from Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths. $20/$10 at Parramatta. More information and registration
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Moore Theological College: Why the Reformation still matters

19 July 2017
You are invited to this public lecture by Graham Cole, former member of the Moore College faculty and now Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Chicago. At 7 to 9pm, 1 King St Newtown. More information
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St James Institute: Pilgrimages

22 July 2017
Gordon Cooper, a St James's parishioner and their Honorary Archivist, will explore the theology behind pilgrimages, a feature of Christian devotion for centuries, and the extent to which this theology was reflected in popular understanding. The talk will be illustrated. 2:30pm to 4:30pm, St James' Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. $10, includes refreshments. More information and registration
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St James King St Concert Series: Pilgrimage to the Field of Stars

22 July 2017
Marking the Feast of St James' and inspired by the Camino de Santiago, trace the journey through France and Spain with The Choir of St James'. Indulge in music associated with pilgrimage and the search for spiritual nourishment. 5pm at St James Church. More information and registration
170723 CCSL Organ

Organ recital—Christ Church St Laurence

23 July 2017
Stacey Xiaoyu Yang (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
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Moore Theological College: The Mark Drama

24 or 25 July 2017
Fast paced re-enactment of this gospel—see how Mark portrays Jesus. 7 to 9pm both nights. At the College. More information and bookings
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Catalyst for Renewal: Pope Francis and the Future Church

27 July 2017
Hear Professor Massimo Faggioli, professor in theology and religious studies in the United States, well known lecturer and writer. Commencing with drinks at 6pm at The Crypt, St Patricks Church, Grosvenor Street, The Rocks. More information and booking details
170728 DanielCook

Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

28 July 2017
Hear Daniel Cook, organist at Westminster Abbey, London. 7:00 to 8:30pm; tickets $20. Bookings
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Eremos: Winter Retreat Day

29 July 2017
Topic for the day: 'Home is our place of Origin and our place of Arrival'. Led by the Eremos Retreat Team, at the Canisius Centre of Ignatian Spirituality, 102 Mona Vale Rd. Pymble, a space conducive to peaceful reflection and prayer with quiet, lovely gardens. 10am to 4pm. More information and registration
170801 St Paul's Church

St Paul's Burwood: Lunchtime Recitals

1 August 2017
In the beautifully refurbished church, hear the Cumberland Quartet. 1:15 to 1:45 pm, followed by refreshments. Donation entry. More information [PDF]
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Spirituality in the Pub: Building a Sense of Belonging

2 August 2017
Speakers will share stories of fear and acceptance when arriving in Australia as immigrants and refugees. Speakers are: Dr Kooshyar and Dr Clare Cunningham. As usual, 7:30–9:00pm at the Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St Paddington. All welcome. More information
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Moore Theological College: Annual Lecture Series

3 August 2017
This annual series, held at the College at 1 King St, Newtown, will be for the period 3 to 11 August, the opening lecture being on 3 August at 8pm. Topic: Reformation Preaching and the Modern Mind. Lecturer: Carl Truman, church historian and currently at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. More information
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Eremos: Spirituality and Social Justice—Citizens and Change

6 August 2017
Eremos is collaborating with the Grail to offer this forum exploring faith, spirituality, citizenship, and social activism. 4 panellists will share how their faith impacts their involvement in social change and social justice. Their stories will stimulate our own exploration of how faith inspires social action. 2–5 pm at Rosebank College, 1A Harris Road, Five Dock. Donation of $10 to $20 is requested. More information and bookings
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NSW Ecumenical Council: Interfaith Conversations on Peace and Non-Violence

12 August 2017
Jointly sponsored with Pax Christi Australia. You are invited to join in four sessions this day to reinvigorate peace and non-violence in our lives. 9 for 9:30am at Homebush. $60 ($35 students). More information and registration
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St Paul's Burwood: Lunchtime Recitals

15 August 2017
In the beautifully refurbished church, hear Dan Williams on the trumpet. 1:15–1:45 pm, followed by refreshments. Donation entry. More information [PDF]
170825 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

4, 11, 18 and 25 August 2017
Events include Judith Rough (soprano); Geoffrey Gartner (violoncello); The Sydney Camerata with Mathisha Panagoda (violoncello); and Nico Tjoelker (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10-1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
170820 Right Reverend Stephen Pickard

St James Institute: Slow Church for an Anxious Time

20 August 2017
Hear the Right Reverend Prof Stephen Pickard. The idea of slow church takes its cue from Michael Leunig's line in Another Way of Being 'nothing can be loved at speed'. 2:00–4:00pm. St James' Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. $30/$25 More information and registration
170820 CCSL Organ

Organ recital: Christ Church St Laurence

20 August 2017
Alvise Mason (Venice) 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
170825 David Drury

Grand Organ Recital Series at St Marys Cathedral

25 August 2017
Hear David Drury, well known Sydney organist 7:00–8:30pm; tickets $20. Bookings More information and bookings
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Moore Theological College: Reformation Rally

26 August 2017
This event, held at St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, will be a morning of hearing Archbishop Glenn Davies, Gerald Bray and Kanishka Raffel each present a paper on a significant character from the reformation and what we can learn from them today. 9:30am to 1pm. Tea and coffee at 9am. Free. No registration required. More information
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Centre for Christian Living: The Psalms in the Christian Life

30 August 2017
The goal of this evening is to deepen our appreciation of the Psalms (as poetry, as a book, as a part of Christian Scripture) in order to deepen our experience of the Psalms as a crucial resource for Christian living. Our speaker, Andrew Shead, has been teaching the Old Testament at Moore College for over 20 years. 7:30 to 9:30pm at Naremburn Cammeray Anglican Church. 205 Willoughby Rd, Naremburn NSW 2065. More information
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Moore Theological College: Open Week

28 August to 1 September 2017
Visit the Newtown campus, experience an actual lecture and meet faculty and students. Be given a tour. More information
170929 St Stephens Church

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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Anglican Historical Society: Quarterly Meeting

2 September 2017
Rev. Dr. David Pettett will speak about his recently published book: Samuel Marsden: Preacher, Pastor, Magistrate and Missionary. Signed copies of his book will be available. At 1pm at Level 1, Woolley Room, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, a short walk from Town Hall Railway Station. Free but donation appreciated. Enquiries: Wesley Fairhall - 0408 182 685 or 9546 5555
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Spirituality in the Pub: Youth and the Future Journey of Religion

6 September 2017
The speakers include two young women, one from of the Jewish faith tradition and one from the Muslim tradition, and a young man of the Catholic faith. Moderator will be Julie McCrossan, radio broadcaster, TV personality and public speaker. As usual, 7:30–9:00pm at the Paddington RSL, 220 Oxford St Paddington. All welcome. More information
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Sisters of The Good Samaritans: Your Journey, Your Song

9 September 2017
Explore and celebrate the power of music and song in engaging us with our God. An opportunity to look at how we can use music as a means of prayer and of reflecting on our spiritual journey and our relationship with God, others and all of creation. Facilitators: Beth Riolo & Marianne Patton. 10:00am to 3:30pm. $30 including morning tea. BYO lunch. Mount St Benedict Centre, 449D Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills. More information and booking details
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St Stephen's Uniting Church: Hymnfest 2017

10 September 2017
Hymns and anthems, with choirs, brass, timpani, and organ, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. 2:30pm, followed by afternoon tea at Stephens at 197 Macquarie St. Donations welcome. More information
170914 Dr Brian Rosner

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
170919 St Paul's Burwood

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
171027 St Stephens Church

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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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
171024 St Paul's Church

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]
171024 David Starling

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