Announcements

Appointment

The Reverend Canon Sarah Leisemann

The Reverend Canon Sarah Leisemann has been appointed to the role of Vocations, Youth & Young Adults Specialist, Parishes and Other Mission Agencies Commission (PMC), commencing in January 2020. Sarah’s role with the PMC will be multi-faceted. She will be working on the Resource Church Pilot Project as a specialist in the youth and faith formation areas. She will have an associated role in fostering vocations in the Diocese and in coordinating and supporting the Youth to Young Adult Project, which is a cross-commission initiative involving the Anglican Schools Commission, St Francis College and the PMC. Congratulations to Sarah.

Announcements

St John's Anglican Cathedral

The 10th anniversary of the consecration of St John’s Anglican Cathedral will be celebrated on Sunday 27 October 2019, with a Celebration at 3 pm, concert at 5 pm, and Choral Evensong at 6 pm. Evensong will be followed by wine and cheese and the official launch of the fully-revised and expanded 2nd edition of ‘The Windows: St John’s Cathedral’ — a complete guide to the stained glass windows of the Cathedral Church of St John the evangelist.

Announcements

Brother Robin Warsop BSB Platinum Jubilee

Brother Robin celebrated his 70th year of service to the Brotherhood of St Barnabas, the founding order of All Souls School, at All Souls St Gabriels School, Charters Towers on Wednesday 11 September. Brother Robin also celebrated his 90th birthday on that day.

Appointment

The Reverend Mark Calder

The Reverend Mark Calder has been elected as Bishop of the Diocese of Bathurst. Mark will be consecrated on Thursday 21 November, 7 pm at St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney and installed at All Saints Cathedral in Bathurst on Saturday 23 November at 11 am. Congratulations to Mark and Susan.

Commissioning

The Reverend Lizzie Gaitskell

The Reverend Lizzie Gaitskell will be Commissioned as Rector of The Parish of Warwick on Saturday 14 December at 10.30 am. Congratulations to Lizzie.

Commissioning

The Reverend Heather Dearden

The Reverend Heather Dearden was commissioned as Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of Roma on Tuesday 3 September, 6 pm at St Paul’s, Roma. Congratulations to Heather.

Appointment

The Reverend Allan Paulsen

The Reverend Allan Paulsen was collated as Archdeacon of Moreton at the Southern Region Clergy Conference in Noosa on Tuesday 6 August. Congratulations to Allan.

Appointment

The Reverend Susan Crothers-Robertson

The Reverend Susan Crothers-Robertson has been appointed as Chaplain of St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School and commenced in the role on Monday 29 July. Congratulations to Susan.

Anniversary

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall’s 30th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood was celebrated on Thursday 25 July at 12.30 pm at St John’s Anglican Cathedral. Congratulations to the Archbishop.

Appointment

The Venerable Denise Ferguson

The Venerable Denise Ferguson has been appointed as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Adelaide. Denise was ordained a Bishop in the Church of God at St Peter’s Cathedral on Sunday 21 July at 5 pm. Congratulations to Denise and Mark.