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171126 Fr Max Wood

Tour to Italy 'Monks, Museums and Monasteries'—Information Night

26 November 2017
Come to the information session to learn about a tour to be led by Rev. Max Wood, St Luke's Mosman, in June-July 2018. 11am at the St Luke's Parish Centre, 11 Heydon St Mosman. Details of the information session [PDF] Tour brochure [PDF]
171128 Rev. Michael Armstrong

Pilgrimage: Information Night

28 November 2017
Join Rev'd Michael Armstrong of Hunters Hill Anglican Church on a Pilgrimage to Israel/Palestine from 1st to 14th October 2018. An information evening is planned at All Saints' Church Hall (rear of church which is at 2 Ambrose St) for 7:30pm Tuesday 28th November. RSVP or contact Rev'd Michael: More information
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Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

3, 10, 17 and 24 November 2017
Events include Angela Giblin (mezzo-soprano) and Margaret Legge-Wilkinson (piano); Divas on Demand: Hayley Bullock (violin) and Dmitri Gomovsky (cello); and Benjamin MCKenzie (organ). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
171128 Michael Griffith

Aquinas Academy: The Poetry of Grace III—Rainer Maria Rilke

7, 14, 21 and 28 November 2017
Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) is a poet of and for our times in his unrelenting quest for the truth that might be revealed through the creative process. Deeply inspired by the visual arts, by Russian monasticism and by the sacred inhering in the natural world, Rilke was throughout his life a seeker of the truth. The course, presented by Michael Griffith PhD, will run for four Tuesday mornings, 10 to 12 noon at Level 5, 141 Harrington Street, Sydney. $144 per person, including notes. More information and registration
171130 Revd Andrew Sempell

St James Institute: Rector's Series

9, 16, 23 and 30 November
This year, Revd. Andrew Sempell will discuss, at his annual Series, issues facing the church, in matters of theology and faith. A light meal is provided during these talks, you can attend one event or the entire series. 6:30 to 8pm in St James' Hall, Level 1, 169 Phillip Street. Tickets for the series are $60 ($50 conc) including a light meal, or $20 per session. More information and bookings
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St James Institute Advent Studies: Pilgrim Course—Church and Kingdom

27 November to 19 December 2017
Two options for dates and for locations in this six part series. We are invited to explore how we can 'follow the way', experiencing Christian faith not just as a set of things to believe in but as a way of life. Free to attend, $10 for booklet (payable in cash on the day). Led by Fr. Andrew Sempell and Fr. John Stewart. More information and bookings
171129 Prof. Lyndal Roper

Sydney Ideas: Luther and Dreams

29 November 2017
Professor Lyndal Roper, Regius Professor of History, Oriel College, University of Oxford, UK. Luther regularly labelled superstition, Catholic dogma, and the beliefs of the Turks and the Jews, as 'dreams'. Yet dreams give rare insight into Luther's own deepest anxieties and feeling. Hear this fascinating topic at 6–7:30pm at Law School Foyer, Level 2, Sydney Law School, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney. Free. More information and registration
171129 Gideon Levy

Sydney Ideas—The Israelis and the Occupation: A Story of Denial

29 November 2017
Lecturer will be Gideon Levy, Israeli journalist and commentator, and the 2017 Edward Said lecturer. Co-presented with the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures (Syd Uni) and The Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine. Levy defines himself as a "patriotic Israeli". He criticises what he sees as Israeli society's moral blindness to the effects of its acts of war and occupation. Response by Antony Loewenstein, an independent journalist and author of My Israel Question, The Blogging Revolution and Disaster Capitalism: Making A Killing Out Of Catastrophe. Hosted by Professor Dirk Moses. 6:30–8pm at the University. Free. Theatre 1110, Abercrombie Business School, Sydney Uni. More information and registration details
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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
171215 St Stephens Church

Friday Music Program at St Stephens Uniting Church

1, 8, and 15 December 2017
Events include: The Mirabella Trio; Classicum Australis, led by Andrew Doyle; and Alastair Duff-Forbes (violin). St Stephens Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, 1:10–1:50pm. No bookings required, donation welcome. More information
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St James Institute: Advent Reflection

2 December 2017
The Reverend Canon Peter Yeats, Rector of St John's Balmain, will lead us in a day of quiet reflection to mark the eve of Advent. Tickets are $70 ($60 conc.) including lunch and all refreshments. 10am to 4pm at St John's Balmain, cnr Birchgrove and Spring Streets. More information and bookings
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Anglican Historical Society: Quarterly Meeting

2 December 2017
A light hearted address by Mrs Jennifer Hubbard: 'The Festive Table: Our Food Inspired by the Church Calendar—or—Why we eat fruitcake at Christmas.' 1pm at the Woolley Room, Level 1, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt St (near Town Hall station). Free but donation appreciated. Enquiries: Mr Wesley Fairhall 0408182685
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Good Samaritans: Advent Festival of Readings and Song

3 December 2017
This Festival of Readings and songs gives expression to the Advent themes of watching and waiting, expectancy and hope, helping us to ponder the coming of Christ in history, in mystery and in glory. Afternoon tea from 3:30pm and Advent Festival 4:30pm to 5:30pm. At the Mount St Benedict Centre, 449D Pennant Hills Rd. Pennant Hills. Book by 21 November. More information and booking details
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The Feast of Nicholas Ferrar: Eucharist, supper and an address

4 December 2017
In the early seventeenth century Nicholas Ferrar and his extended family retired to Little Gidding in Huntingdonshire in England to live a life of prayer and service. In 1913 the Anglican Oratory of the Good Shepherd, meeting at Little Gidding, chose Nicholas as their patron. The Sydney Oratory will keep his annual feast with a Eucharist in Christ Church St Laurence (CCSL) at 6:00pm. The Eucharist will be followed by supper in the Church hall, and an address by Reverend Dr Daniel Dries, Rector of CCSL, titled 'Puritanism and Prayerfulness', focussing on the contribution of the English Puritans to Anglican spirituality. All most welcome.
171210 St Paul

Sydney University Graduate Choir: Mendelssohn's Paulus

10 December 2017
This 'St Paul' Oratorio is rarely performed and will be sung in its original German. Yet, this musical masterpiece was one of the composer's most often performed during his lifetime. Telling the story of the life of the apostle Paul, and his conversion on the road to Damascus, the work is both dramatic and poetic. Four superb soloists have been assembled to perform with the Choir and Orchestra under the baton of Music Director, Christopher Bowen, OAM. 5 to 8pm, in the Great Hall, Sydney University. Adult $50, conc $45, student or child $25; tickets through the Seymour Centre, Ph. 9351 7940 (or online) and at the door. More information
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Organ recital: Christ Church St Laurence

17 December 2017
Joshua Ryan (CCSL Organ Scholar) 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