Belmont Anglican Parish, Diocese of Newcastle, NSW Australia

We invite you to join us in worship.

EucharistSaturday 6.00 pm 
Said Service. No hymns, recorded music, for those who can’t make Sunday.

sacramentsSunday 8.00 am 
Sung Eucharist. (Classic Anglican liturgy based on APBA) and 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 (30 min) - on 1st Wednesday includes time for the laying on of hands and anointing for healing.Morning tea follows.

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

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

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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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The Lord is my song

croix de taizeThe Lord is my song, the Lord is my praise, all my hope, come from God. The Lord is my song, the Lord is my praise, God the wellspring of life.

Taize – Oecumenical Chant

 

† 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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Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

Anglican Women’s Sunday is held on the last Sunday in July each year. This year it will fall on Sunday 31st 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. You...

Samaritans are just over half way to their Winter Appeal fundraising target! It is the generosity of kind supporters that helps Samaritans to continue their vital work helping those in need in our community. Winter brings greater demand with families struggling to pay their bills and keep warm, with the help of donations from the...

On Sunday July 17, a sung evensong was held at Christ Church Cathedral to observe the Mission To Seafarer’s annual Sea Sunday celebration. Sea Sunday is a time to remember the 1.5 million seafarers around the world who make possible the transportation of nearly everything we use (more than 90% of trade is estimated to...

The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle has welcomed the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The Diocese has been working closely with NSW Police and the Royal Commission over the past three years providing a significant number of documents to assist with both police and the Commission’s investigations. The release of the case...

The Rev’d Theresa Angert-Quilter was commissioned at Kurri Kurri on Monday July 4. Photos by Grant Killen.  

Check out what has been happening around the Diocese this week with a gallery of photos. Has your parish or group had a special event? Please send your photos and stories to louisemackay@newcastleanglican.org.au to be included in the Messenger.  

The breadth of Samaritans work is extensive but it is this diversity that gives Samaritans the opportunity to work with so many and consequently make a real difference in our local community. Almost 12,000 people were supported through our Emergency…

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Samaritans is hosting a number of free NDIS forums throughout the local community. The forums will provide the community with an opportunity to recieve information and ask questions relating to the launch of the NDIS in their region. Guests will also…

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Samaritans Professional Support Program is hosting a Conference on “What is the link between Pedagogy & Practice: Why do we need a Pedagogy?”.  The Conference will give an insight into 21st century practice in early childhood education.   Keynote Speaker,…

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Samaritans is grateful for our ongoing partnership with the Metropolitan Players, who will again support our work in the community through the opening night of their 2016 production of Wicked. Awe-inspiring and spectacular, WICKED is the untold story of the…

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It is almost impossible to ignore the impact technology has had on our lives in recent times. The field of digital and mobile technology is breaking new ground at a rapid pace and changing the way people interact and communicate.…

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Samaritans Family Day Care and In Home Child Care are seeking Educators! As an educator you will provide care for small groups of children in a Family Day Care setting or provide In Home care in the childs home. Samaritans educators have…

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Researchers from the BBC have identified a north Cumbrian church as being on the site of the first ever recorded settlement of African people in Britain.

The Anglican mission agency United Society is to resume using the more familiar name USPG by which it was known between 1956 and 2012.

The Diocese of Northern Uganda has been praised by the country’s armed forces for its crisis response in support for the thousands of refugees streaming into the country from South Sudan.

Practitioners, teachers and researchers in practical theology converged on the Irish town of Limerick last week for the annual British Irish Association of Practical Theology Conference.

The area around the edge of the Sydney basin is becoming one of the city’s fastest growing new suburbs, thanks for development by the New South Wales state government.

The Anglican Alliance is helping to co-ordinating the response from Anglican churches and agencies around the world to the ongoing violence in South Sudan.

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has lamented the latest escalation of violence in Juba, South Sudan.

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WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemns the terrorist attack claimed by so-called Islamic State that took place in Kabul on Saturday 23 July, apparently directed against a demonstration organised by the Hazara community of Afghanistan. The death toll has reached at least 80, with several hundreds injured. The casualities include a number of members of the Afghan security forces who were seeking to protect the demonstration.

The general secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, decried the shootings in Munich, Germany, on 22 July. Tveit said: “The fatal attack that took place yesterday in Munich against innocent people, adding to the litany of recent religiously-motivated violence, is an attack on human life, human dignity and the human rights of all.”

Prince Harry, Elton John, Charlize Theron, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Bill Gates – royalty, celebrities, religious leaders and philanthropists joined scientists, politicians, health workers, and activists – all of whom include people of faith – at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban. At a time when “AIDS fatigue” deepens, affecting funding, awareness and capacity to respond, the stars help to put a media spotlight on the many challenges and injustices that remain.

Students of communication and theology will address questions of media and globalization and then explore how these relate to the theme of religion in mass media, as part of a global summer school held from 23 to 31 July in Jamaica.

No time has been wasted since May last year when the 14th General Assembly of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) mandated its newly elected executive committee to reorganize CCA’ s programme structure. In October, after five months as its new general secretary, Dr Mathews George Chunakara could present a new strategic plan focused on four programme areas with clear priorities outlined.

Thirty-five years into the response to HIV and AIDS, it remains a disease that not only thrives on, but exploits the lines of exclusion and inequality in society. In the Philippines, where there has been an alarming increase in people testing positive for HIV, the country’s National Council of Churches recognized that more than words were needed. While dialogue and debate were important, they needed to translate into action, given the ever-widening gap between the rich and the poor in Filipino society, and a faith-based and societal milieu still dominated by a sex-negative theology.

“Ecumenical solidarity will be the key for Zimbabwe as we move into this latest phase — a kairos moment— when Zimbabwe will need the support of the whole ecumenical movement.” These are the words of Rev. Dr Kenneth Mtata, study secretary for Lutheran theology and practice at the Lutheran World Federation in Geneva since 2010. He has also recently been appointed general secretary of the Zimbabwe Council of Churches.

There will be a Prayer Service for the Royal Commission on Sunday 31 July at 5pm at St Luke’s Wallsend. This act of Prayer and Worship is open to all people. The Service will consist of readings, hymns, symbols and prayer.

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2016 Annual Service: a great day

Held at the beautiful, historic St Peter’s Church, East Maitland on Tuesday 7th June 2016, we were made most welcome by the Rector, The Ven. Canon David Battrick BSG and staff. On a day that was fine, though very windy after a fairly extreme weekend, about 120 people attended from 37 parishes.

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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 speakers will be from Kairos Outside for Women (KOW) in the Hunter. They will be the recipients of the next Thank You Box […]

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Annual Service, 7 June at East Maitland

Anglican Women is for ALL women, whether they belong to another organisation or none. The Annual Diocesan AW Service will, instead of the Cathedral, this year take place on Tuesday 7th June at St Peter’s, William Street, East Maitland, commencing at 9.30am with Morning Tea.

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Thank You Boxes are distributed by AW. Mrs Kerry Thompson, the wife of Bishop Greg, spoke at the 2015 Spring Celebrations about the difficulties associated with bringing together indigenous clergy from remote communities for training and support. Anglican Women recently received the heartfelt thanks of the Bishop of the Northern Territory, The Rt Revd Greg Anderson, […]

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Thank You Boxes raise $7,600 for NT ministry

The ‘Thank You Boxes’ used by Anglican Women raised $7,600 which has been forwarded to the Bishop of the Northern Territory, The Rev’d Dr Greg Anderson, for the NT Aboriginal Ministry Support Fund. This money is the gift of the Anglican Women of Newcastle Diocese, collected through the Thank You Box Project of 2014-15. This […]

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AW Retreats: resting in God’s love

 Over very hot summer days, in the second week of Lent, 35 full-time and 15 day visitors, gathered at The old mud brick Monastery in Stroud to enjoy a time of quiet contemplation, being still and listening to God. Organised by Anglican Women, Newcastle, the two retreats were led by The Rev’d Michelle Hazel-Jawhary, now […]

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