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

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† 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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To mark National Homelessness Week (7-13 August) we’re sharing a photo series featuring quotes from teens who have spent time in our youth crisis refuges. We hope this helps to shed light on the plight of young Australians who face…

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Enjoy a night out in Newcastle and be our guest at the charity opening of Les Miserables. Based on one of the greatest novels on the 19th century, you don’t want to miss out on this musical extraordinaire presented by Metropolitan Players…

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As Sierra Leone coped with the aftermath of a devastating mudslide while facing the threat of another slide, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered condolences and prayers.

After a van plowed through a crowd in a popular tourist area of Barcelona, Spain, on 17 August, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit called for an end to attacks on innocent people and a unified voice of justice and peace across the world.

AW to hear about Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza

Guest speaker at the Spring Celebration services around the Diocese Brian Holmes, will be talking about Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza. This is an Anglican-owned hospital, and the work that they fund is all to do with their breast cancer work. It involves awareness-raising, screening and medical intervention.

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2018 Lent Retreats for Women

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The first week of September always sees the Spring Celebrations organised by Anglican Women in the various Deaneries of the Diocese of Newcastle for everyone who would like to come. This year the guest speaker will be Brian Holmes from Anglican Overseas Aid, which will be the recipients of the next Thank You Box collection (Sep. [...

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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

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AWA Conference: women challenged – and encouraged

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