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

The wind blows where it chooses

candleThe wind blows where it chooses, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.

John 3:8nrsv

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.

Recent News Updates

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Anglican Care held a special luncheon to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Hunter Anglican Care Auxiliary on Monday September 4 at Awaba House, Booragul. The luncheon honoured the Anglican Care Auxiliary members, a dynamic group of people have worked tirelessly to raise funds to enhance the lives and wellbeing of Anglican Care’s residents and consumers. The...

Mad Hatters at Anglican Care A fantastic day was held at Anglican Care’s Scenic Lodge, Merewether recently with a Mad Hatters themed event. Games, concerts, dress ups, lovely food and loads of fun were the order of the day with residents having a great time. Congratulations to the staff involved in organising such an amazing...

The Annual Church Crawl for the parishioners of St James Parish, Morpeth was enjoyed in bright sunshine on Saturday 26th August. It is so inspiring to see the many differing ways in which our Christian faith is expressed as a missional Church. The church buildings tell of the history of the times. Some were constructed...

On Friday 25 August more than 80 people from the community gathered in the Parish of Toronto church hall to mark Daffodil Day. Through the use of symbols people were invited to stand in solidarity with those who are grieving the loss of loved ones through cancer, pray for healing for those undergoing treatment, express their...

Nominations for Bishop of the Diocese closed last Monday afternoon, August 28.  The members of the Board thank all of those who have submitted names for its consideration, reflection and prayer. We also reaffirmed strongly at our meeting the importance of confidentiality – as a way to respect, support and care for all nominees, and...

Father’s Day and Loud Shirt Sunday at Nelson Bay All Saints, Nelson Bay celebrated Father’s Day with Loud Shirt Sunday. Great photos! Celebrating Dads, Grandads and Great Grandads at Anglican Care Anglican Care celebrated all the dads, grandads and great grandads across the area on Sunday. The Warnervale Gardens residents and Central Coast Home Care...

Voci Stupende concert at Stroud More fabulous photos from last week’s visitors Voci Stupende and their wonderful concert at Saint John’s, Stroud. 100th Birthday Celebrations at Anglican Care 100th birthdays are always a special event, as a home care consumer in Taree, Ruth Rankin found out last week with her many birthday celebrations. “A beautiful, loving,...

To mark Foster Care Week, we are sharing the stories of some of Samaritans amazing foster carers. Chenoa and her husband first became foster carers when two girls in her prep class were in need of care.  Since then she…

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Sean is a 31 year old who first came into contact with Samaritans when he was leaving prison and needing somewhere to live- Sean found a home and a family at Friendship House. “I was leaving gaol after 11 months…

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Samaritans is calling on the Senate to reject the Government’s proposed welfare changes, likely to result in increased inequality and disadvantage in Australia, and in turn create further poverty. “Measures like the new demerit point system, random drug testing and…

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Samaritans celebrated National Op Shop Week with the opening of new shop in Boolaroo on Friday 1st September. Samaritans has three existing locations in Hamilton, Mayfield, Wallsend and is excited to welcome our fourth store in Boolaroo, located at 1/15 Main…

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Samaritans is hosting a free community expo to help consumers with their energy and water bills. ​Where: Samaritans, CPAC Program room: 198 Vincent st, Cessnock. When: Thursday 14 September, 9am – 3pm. There will be a range of organisations in…

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Best Op Shops in Newcastle August 27th to 2nd September 2017 is the official National Op Shop Week in Australia. It’s a time to celebrate all the fantastic work that goes into making an Op Shop such a valuable part…

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In light of Op Shop Week (Aug 27-Sept 2) and in the spirit of recycling all things (not just fashion!), we’ve gathered some ideas on how to be more resourceful and reduce your impact on the planet. 1.  Choose reusable…

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The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

The Archbishop of Canterbury is one of 18 global leaders and experts on a new United Nations High Level Advisory Board on Mediation.

The Anglican Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf has partnered with a Canadian theological college to accredit its lay training course. 

The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.

Christian agencies are working desperately to help communities across the Caribbean and South-eastern United States devastated by Hurricane Irma

Harrowing stories of the death and devastation caused by Hurricane Irma are emerging from islands across the Caribbean and US.

Theologians from the Anglican and Reformed/Presbyterian traditions gathered in the South African city of Durban last week for the third International Reformed-Anglican Dialogue (IRAD). 

THE Church of England needs to revisit the 2014 settlement that gave reassurances to the traditionalist minority at the time of the women-bishops vote, Sir Philip Mawer says in his review of the Sheffield affair. He proposes the setting up of a re...

THE botched nomination of the Rt Revd Philip North to the see of Sheffield in January this year stemmed from one simple omission, a review has found. It did not occur to anyone to ask whether the diocese would accept a diocesan bishop who did not ...

12 April 2016 The then Bishop of Sheffield, Dr Steven Croft, is announced as the next Bishop of Oxford. 6 July First meeting of the Sheffield vacancy-in-see committee (its members previously elected by the diocesan synod) 30 August Second meeti...

The Vicar of Sacred Trinity, Salford, Canon Andrew Salmon OUR church is effectively in the city centre of Manchester. Our population during the 20th century shrivelled away to almost nothing, but has now grown again to several thousand. These peop...

JUST six per cent of British adults read or listen to the Bible, pray at least once a week, and go to church at least once a month, suggests a new poll commissioned for the Archbishops’ Council Evangelism Task Force. The national mission and evang...

GOVERNMENT welfare reforms have contributed to a steep rise in rough sleepers, long-term homelessness, and families living in temporary accommodation, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said. Its latest report on homelessness, published on Wednes...

LONDON won. Again; for the fifth time in succession (a cup record); and in three of those victories Lichfield have been the losers. This latest one — with 10 overs to go and Lichfield still needing 104 to win — looked like a foregone conclusion. B...

Some forty professionals working on ecumenical relations in different member churches in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East as well as North and South America, are currently gathered in Geneva, Switzerland. Their four-day meeting affords them an opportunity to learn about the various WCC programmes as well as from each other.

The World Council of Churches (WCC) on 14 September expressed its concern over the worsening situation of the Rohingya people in Myanmar.

From a photo “exhibition of hope,” to worship resources, to an opportunity for people and churches to share their personal expressions of hope, the World Council of Churches (WCC) is offering an invitation and accompanying resources to celebrate the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel on 17-24 September.

A Swedish WCC working group which met in Stockholm on 4 September has called on Swedish churches to use ‘The Gift of Being: Called to be a Church of All and for All’ as a resource for including persons with disabilities in church life.

In Togo, leaders of the Evangelical Presbyterian and Methodist churches have issued a joint message calling for peace and unity after demonstrations on 19 August in Lomé and other cities.

Participants at the Africa Pre-Conference of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism, arrived in black clothing on 14 September to act in solidarity with the worldwide “Thursdays in Black" campaign.

Pacific church leaders are re-reading the stars, and re-charting the course of their ecumenical vaka together in a time when the region is facing unprecedented socio-economic and political pressure.

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 have 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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Thanks for the ministry that has been, and looking to the future

The Venerable Canon Sonia Roulston preached at the Annual Anglican Women’s Service held at Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle on 6th June 2017. Women from around the Diocese of Newcastle, as well as many from further afield, attended. This service was part of the Anglican Women Australia Provincial Conference being held at Club Macquarie, Argenton, for [...

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AWA Conference: women challenged – and encouraged

AWA Conference: Anglican women in a time of change ­­‑ looking to the future It was a time of great fellowship, worship and learning as women from various parts of NSW, plus others from further afield, including the US and South Africa, attended the Provincial Anglican Women Australia (AWA) Conference, hosted by AW Newcastle, from [...]

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