Parish of Belmont, Anglican Church Newcastle, NSW Australia

We invite you to join us in worship.

sacramentsSunday 8.00 am
Sung Eucharist. (Traditional Anglican Liturgy based on APBA) and followed by morning tea in hall.

All Saints BannerSunday 9.45 am 
All Ages Eucharist & Sunday School. (Kid Friendly, activities for children) and morning tea in hall.

URWelcomeBelmontWednesday 10.30 am 
Holy Communion (aprox 30min) [on the 1st Wednesday includes the laying on of hands and anointing for healing] Morning tea follows.

2nd Saturday of the Month 4.30 pm
(for saints who like noise and don't mind some mess) Messy Saints starts in the Hall and moves to the Churchsee Messy Saints.

Eucharist2nd Saturday of the Month 6.00 pm
Holy Communion at 6 pm. All Welcome!

Belmont Anglican Church, All Saints'.

We aim to be an inclusive and welcoming church community. Try us out and see how we do!

All Saints Belmont Anglican Church is on eastern edge Lake Macquarie. We  serve the people of Belmont, Belmont South, Croudace Bay, Eleebana, Floraville, Marks Point and Valentine.

Belmont Anglican Church proclaims Jesus Christ is Lord. His birth, life, teaching, death and resurrection are central to our faith and living. They give us reason for joy and inspire us to serve.

We visit the sick, teach the faith, and care for one another. We pray and share the sacramental life. We celebrate the good news of the kingdom of God.

For Baptism, Marriage or Funerals, please contact  our Parish Priest. The details are in the sidebar.

You are welcome to join us for worship and/or any of our activities or events.

Welcome to All Saints Belmont Anglican Church

All Saints Belmont Anglican Church is an amazing place to lift and inspire you. Contemplate God and all that  God is doing in the world!

At  All Saints, we strive to come to a deeper understanding of God. We seek to be agents of change for good. We look to God’s kingdom of justice and peace. We look for those riches as a reality in every person’s life.

I pray you will find among us a warm welcome, a deep respect, and the joy of people who share this journey.

Belmont Anglican Church

All Saints' Belmont

Compassion

serenityThe Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made.

Psalm 145:9 – nrsv

Prayer For a New Bishop

Prayer For a New Bishop

† In Memoriam.

For the souls of the faithful departed especially,    . . . .

together with all those we love and see no longer.

Rest eternal grant to them O Lord
            and let light perpetual shine upon them.

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On the evening of 7th November the Reverend Peter Adkins was commissioned as Rector of Bulahdelah / Tea Gardens Parish. The Right Reverend Dr Peter Stuart, Bishop Administrator, officiated at the service. It has been a long and patient wait for the parish of over 2 years and we give thanks to God for the...

Donate a gift to the Samaritans Christmas Warehouse and give joy to someone in need this Christmas. A small donation of food, cash or gifts this Christmas can make a massive difference. The Diocesan office will have a Christmas Giving Tree again in 2017. You can drop in your unwrapped gift to the Anglican Diocese Office, 134 King Street Newcastle before Friday December 15,  2017....

Melbourne Cup at Nelson Bay The lovely ladies of All Saints looked glamorous for Melbourne Cup at The Point Restaurant on Tuesday. Anglican Care Come Together for Melbourne Cup Lovely pics from last week’s Melbourne Cup celebrations at Anglican Care. Bulahdelah & Tea Gardens Farewell The Rev’d Denis Kirkaldy farewell from the Parish of Bulahdelah...

The 175th anniversary of the completion of heritage listed St Pauls was marked with an open day on October 28 which kicked off with a re-enactment of an 1800s clergyman riding his horse from Frost Reserve to the church. Approximately 300 people visited the site from around the community to mark this hallmark occasion. A...

On Wednesday November 1 more than 200 students from the four Newcastle Anglican Schools Corporation (NASC) schools converged on Christ Church Cathedral for their annual Celebration Day. The Year 7 students had arrived from Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School, Manning Valley Anglican College and Scone Grammar School for three hours of...

St Matthew’s Georgetown viewed the Psalms from a new angle on Sunday morning! As part of their regular all-ages’ worship service, congregation members got out of their seats and on to the floor, exploring the powerful and often painful emotions expressed in “the Church’s Hymn Book” through a game of Psalm Twister. The coloured circles...

Over the weekend the Bishop Nomination Board advised parishes of progress leading up to the Bishop Election Synod, including indicating that they will be nominating three people to the Synod for consideration. The Bishop Election Synod papers will be emailed and posted to all Synod members on Friday November 10. Please hold in your prayers...

This information is shared directly from the Samaritans Oi App in timing with White Ribbon Day – download the app today to learn more, join the community and be a voice against abuse. I want to tell someone about the things…

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The annual Samaritans Christmas Appeal has officially launched and Samaritans staff are making preparations for our busiest time of year. Christmas at Samaritans is wonderful, but it’s also challenging. We see more than four times the number of of people…

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Samaritans Grandparents as Parents (GAPS) service partnered with a range of organisations to host a picnic to celebrate and recognise grandparents who are raising their grandchildren and carers. ​The picnic was held at Lambton Park on Sunday 29 October and saw…

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To mark Fair Trading Week and give back to the people we support, Fair Trading NSW hosted a lunch for people supported by Samaritans NDIS services last week. Over 30 people we support joined in the occassion. It was a…

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Gambling addiction doesn’t discriminate. The common perception of a problem gambler is far removed from the grim reality faced by hundreds of thousands of everyday Australians. This Responsible Gambling Awareness Week, we’re sharing the responsibility by creating awareness and encouraging…

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Residents in the Coalfields are being encouraged to think about their gambling choices during Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 2017. Responsible Gambling Awareness Week will run in NSW from 23 to 29 October and people are being asked to take a…

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Dr David Outridge, a GP of 20 years and now working full-time in Addiction Medicine, offers his insights into the link between drug use and mental health. Dr Outridge is co-located with Samaritans Post Release Programs, where a joint initiative…

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A detailed study by an ecumenical group accuses European media of maintaining a “pattern of invisibility” for refugees and migrants.

An innovative community regeneration project by the Anglican Church in Hong Kong has been given an Award of Excellence by Unesco.

The state parliament of New South Wales has rejected a bill to legalise euthanasia; while a debate in Victoria was adjourned until Tuesday.

Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.

Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the on-going political situation in Zimbabwe.

The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.

The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations say that the country is “between a crisis and a kairos” and call for prayer and dialogue.

THE “profoundly destructive” effect of debt was described in the House of Lords by the Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, this week, in a speech that warned that the Government may need to take regulatory action. Introducing a short debate on the...

JANE AUSTEN novels are to be read aloud every day for a week as part of a fund-raising effort to restore a First World War memorial chapel in time for celebrations to mark the centenary of the Armistice. The chapel of St Mark’s, Farnborough, in Ha...

THE Archbishop of Canterbury could be enlisted to help to secure the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe from an Iranian prison, an MP has suggested. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual Iranian-British citizen, was arrested in April last year during a ...

A CLERGYMAN has criticised advertising by the Newcastle-based bakery Greggs which replaced Jesus with a sausage roll in a nativity scene. The Team Vicar of Christ the King, Newcastle, the Revd Mark Edwards, has described it as “disrespectful”. The...

CHRISTIANS and Jews must work together to combat the “virus” of anti-Semitism, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said. In an article published on the Church Times website to mark the 75th anniversary of the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ), of ...

THE final Paddington Bear story will be set at St Paul’s Cathedral, where a memorial service for the author, Michael Bond, was held on Tuesday. Mr Bond, who wrote more than 200 books, was inspired to write Paddington at St Paul’s after attending t...

CHILDREN in church primary schools are to take part in exercises to experience what it is like to be a refugee and have to flee their home, as part of an initiative to encourage them to think about global issues. A trial of the Global Neighbour in...

Speakers opening the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee meeting in Amman, Jordan from 17-23 November, emphasized peace, justice and unity as the WCC discerns its way forward and uates its past work.

While meeting in Amman, Jordan from 17-23 November, the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee issued a statement on recent developments in Iraq affecting the prospects for sustaining religious and social diversity, and the future of the nation and its peoples.

While meeting in Amman, Jordan, from 17-23 November, the World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee issued a statement on the detention of Bishop Carlos Morales and the situation in Mindanao, Philippines.

The World Council of Churches (WCC) executive committee will meet in Amman, Jordan from 17-23 November to approve the 2018 plans and budget, prepare for renewal of the WCC strategic plan, to discern the way forward for the WCC’s involvement in Palestine and Israel for justice and peace by learning more about the particular situation in Jordan and the Middle East, then discussing the challenges of the churches and the WCC response. The Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem, All Palestine and Jordan, Theophilos III, will welcome the group.

“It is our moral and ethical responsibility to take collective and immediate actions to address climate change and to safeguard life on our planet”, read the interfaith statement delivered by the World Council of Churches (WCC) to the plenary of COP23 on 16 November.

On 15 November, the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations issued a statement entitled “Zimbabwe Between a Crisis and a Kairos (Opportunity): The Pastoral Message of the Churches on the Current Situation.”

There are indications of a “pattern of invisibility” of refugees and migrants themselves in news reports on asylum and migration in European media, according to a new report presented in Brussels on 16 November.

,500 raised for Kairos Outside for Women-Hunter

$7,500 has been raised through the Anglican Women’s Thank You Boxes for the Kairos Outside for Women-Hunter weekends over the last year. Their Chaplain, The Revd Jan Deaves, advises that this is enough for 15 women to attend a weekend. Here they can receive support and encouragement in facing the experience of coping when a [...

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MU Quiet Day at Maitland

A Quiet Day has been organised by MU, to which all are welcome, at St Mary’s Anglican Church, 68 Church Street, Maitland, on Wednesday, 18th October. It will commence at 9.30am and finish at 12.

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Spring Celebrations take place around the Diocese

People from the Central Coast Deanery gathered at Holy Family Church, Wyoming. The Ahli Arab Hospital is a haven of peace in the middle of Gaza, one of the world’s most troubled places. A Palestinian territory (41km long x 12km at its widest), with a population of 1.

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Congratulations Bp Kay! First Australian Anglican female Archbishop

Australia has its first female Anglican archbishop with Kay Goldsworthy to lead the church in WA. She was a guest speaker at the recent Anglican Women Australia Conference held in Newcastle. We congratulate her on this next stage of her ministry and wish her all the best.

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2018 Lent Retreats for Women

Anglican Women has again organised the Silent retreats for women which are held each year in Lent. The venue for February 2018 will be the Catalina Conference Centre at Rathmines, situated on the western shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie, between Toronto and Morisset. A spacious, very comfortable, single-level facility, it is surrounded by parks and walkways.

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Anglican Women’s Sunday is held on the last Sunday in July each year. This year it will fall on Sunday 30th July. Its purpose is to celebrate ALL Anglican women across the Diocese and the good work they do on behalf of your parish, the community and the organisations to which they may belong.

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New Dean for Newcastle, & Bp Kay receives award

It has just been announced that: The Revd Canon Katherine Bowyer, Rector of the Parish of Cardiff  since 2013 and Director of Formation, is to be the next Dean of Newcastle! She is the first woman to take this role and also the first to be locally born.

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