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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

221025 Anne Hywood

Anglicans Together Annual Dinner

25 October 2018
Hear Ms Anne Hywood, General Secretary, General Synod of the Anglican Church of Australia on the topic 'A national church—actual or virtual?' At 7 for 7:30pm at the Gadigal Room, City Tattersalls Club, 194–204 Pitt St, Sydney (easy walk from Town Hall station). $70 ($65 concession). All welcome. Reservations are via Trybooking (preferred by the event organisers); go to www.trybooking.com/414968. Trybooking will collect your parish name so seating with your parish will be arranged. If you cannot use Trybooking (credit card is required), you can send a cheque to Office, St James King St., Level 1, 169–171 Phillip St. Sydney NSW 2000. With your cheque you must enclose your name, address, details of dietary requirements (if any) and the name of your parish. Bookings have been extended until Monday 22 October.
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St Andrew's Cathedral: Organ Recitals

4 October to 29 November 2018
Weekly, on Thursdays at 1.10 to 1:40pm, $5 admission, as follows:
  • October 4: Hamish Wagstaffe (Organ Scholar, Christ Church St Lawrence)
  • October 11: Chris Sillance (St John's, Terrigal)
  • October 18: David Reccia Chynoweth (Italy)
  • October 25: Peter Jewkes (Organist, Christ Church St Lawrence)
  • November 1: Gareth Baard (St Mary's Cathedral)
  • November 8: Titus Grenver (organ scholar, St James' King St)
  • November 15: tbc
  • November 22: Grace Chan (St Stephen's Newtown)
  • November 29: Christopher Triksillis (St Petrick's Mentone, Melbourne)
More information
181026 St Stephens Church

5, 12, 19, 26 October 2018
Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church Events include: Nathan Henshaw, saxophone; The Sirius Chamber Ensemble; The Atlas Quartet of the UNSW Medical Music Society; Callum Close, organ. St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
181030 Romanticism

Aquinas Academy: Romanticism and the Sublime (Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley and Keats)

9, 16, 23 and 30 October 2018
Join Dr Elizabeth Guy in this fascinating series on the Romanticism period (1790–1840), a movement in art, music and literature. Hear how these poets wrote on the Sublime, Nature as Teacher and Guide, the hungers of Ordinary Man, the Exotic Other and the Child, which has become the cornerstones to how we understand ourselves and our world. At 141 Harrington Street, The Rocks. 10am to 12 noon. $144 p.p. (including notes). More information and bookings
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All Saints Hunter s Hill: Blessing of the Animals

14 October 2018
Come with your pet, or just a photo of, or even your favourite toy—all welcome! 11:30am. More information [PDF]
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Sydney University: Studies in Religion—The Dark Side of Dharma

16 October 2018
The Department of Studies in Religion seminar series, open to all, has invited Anna Lutkajtis, MA Candidate, Studies in Religion, University of Sydney, to present on the topic: 'The Dark Side of Dharma: Why have Meditation Adverse Effects been Ignored in Contemporary Western Secular Contexts?' At 4.00 to 5.30pm, Rogers Room, Woolley Building A20, room N397. Free. More information
181021 CCSL organ

Organ recital: Christ Church St Laurence

21 October 2018
Peter Jewkes, organist at CCSL, 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
181021 Hunters Hill Church

All Saint's Hunter's Hill: Soundings

21 October 2018
"Where is Our Nation's Heart?" Hear Andrew West (ABC) and Andrew Ford (Anglicare) in conversation. Refreshments provided; donation welcomed. 3:30 for 4pm at the Church Hall at 2 Ambrose St Hunters Hill. More information [PDF]
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Moore College, Centre for Christian Living Event: A Hell of a Difference—Christians and the Afterlife

24 October 2018
The speaker is Paul Williamson who teaches Old Testament, Hebrew and Aramaic at the College. 7:30 to 9:30pm at Marcus Loane Hall, Moore College, 1 King St, Newtown. More information and bookings
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Macquarie University: Archaeology, the Bible and the Media

25 October 2018
This is an event by the Society for the Study of Early Christianity. Hear Dr Karin Sowada of Macquarie University on the above topic. Dr Sowada is also the Australian Research Council Future Fellow with the project 'Pyramids, Power and the Dynamics of States in Crisis'. 7:05pm. Gold coin entry. Location within the University to be advised. More information
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NSW Ecumenical Council, Theological Reflection Commission: Responding to the Findings of the Royal Commission

27 October 2018
A one day conference which is intended to help all Christians grasp and reflect on the implications of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The conference is for everyone, especially lay leaders and members of the congregations, but also clergy seeking further guidance for the journey ahead and greater awareness of the concerns of their congregations indeed, this is for anyone interested. Keynote speaker Mr Garth Blake AM SC and other speakers including Fr Tim Brennan msc. At the Sydney College of Divinity in Macquarie Park. More information and registration form [PDF]
181130 St Stephens Church

St Stephens Uniting Church: Friday Music Program

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 November 2018
Events include: Judith Rough (soprano) and Bransby Byrne (pianoforte); The Sydney Camerata; Jihyeon Lim and Kiha Kang (piano duo); Classicum Australis (Leader: Andrew Doyle); Chris Trikilis (Melbourne) (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
181103 Remembrance

St James Institute: God in The War Zone

3 November, 2018
It being the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI, this seminar explores the role of Defence Force Chaplains in history and in the present time. Explore poetry, prayers and liturgies used in conflict zones and hear first-hand from two Australian Defence Force Chaplains about their ministries. The St James' Choir concert for Remembrance-tide follows at 5pm. More information
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Sisters of the Good Samaritans: Children's Meditation and Relaxation Workshop

10 November 2018
Facilitated by Fiona Borland and Vicki O'Leary at the Mount St Benedict's Centre, 449D Pennant Hills Rd, Pennant Hills. 1:30 to 4:30pm. More information and registration
181118 CCSL Organ

Organ recital: Christ Church St Laurence

18 November 2018
David Drury, St Paul's College, Sydney, 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
181126 Pilgrim

St James Institute: Advent Studies. The Lord's Prayer

26 November 2018 commencement
Leaders include Fr Andrew Sempell, Fr John Stewart, Sue Mackenzie and Christopher Waterhouse. Drawing on materials from Book 2 of the 'Pilgrim' course, our Advent Studies will focus on the Lord's Prayer and prayer generally. Groups meet in the city and suburbs for four weeks during Advent at various times. Sessions are free to attend. $10 for booklet. More information