Parish of Belmont, Anglican Church Newcastle, NSW Australia

Social Action Ministry

Social Action Ministry

Helen Edwards is our Parish Ministry Team Person with focus for Social Action. 

A number of projects are in place and some new ones planned. Stay tuned to find out how you can be involved.

Email helenedwards1@bigpond.com or mobile 0409 151 977 9am - 8pm.

How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help?   Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.

1 John 3:17-18

To seek to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation.

The 4th Mark of Mission

INTERFAITH CONVERSATIONS INTERFAITH CONVERSATIONS ON PEACE AND NON-VIOLENCE Pax Christi Australia and the NSW Ecumenical Council invites you to participate in a four-session day to re-invigorate the practice of peace and non-violence in_Read_On...

Refugee Week

Refugee Week Photos 2017 Here are some photos from the Gregson Park event at Hamilton on Saturday 1/7/2017. A wonderful day with hundreds of people present. 

Sorry Day 26 May 2017

Sorry Day May 2017 Honoring Sorry Day, the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Aboriginal Referendum and the beginning of National Reconciliation Week - with the work of dynamic artist_Read_On...

Give Us A Sign

STANDING TOGETHER WITH THE FIRST PEOPLES OF AUSTRALIA The annual Give Us A Sign campaign emerged out of conversations within the Anglican, Catholic and Uniting Churches in the Hunter_Read_On...

Mercy Ships Documentary

Mercy Ships There will be a documentary on one of the  Mercy Ships – Africa Mercy on 7two 6pm Sat 3 Dec Mercy Ships is a unique hospital ship_Read_On...

Domestic Violence Dinner

The Diocesan Social Justice Council will be holding a dinner to raise awareness about Domestic Violence, and assist Nova Women to continue to provide support. The dinner will be_Read_On...

NAIDOC Week Update

Newcastle Naidoc 2016 4th July 2016 Newcastle Foreshore Kids come and meet Lil Mike Come One, Come All Health Awareness and Promotions. Prizes and Freebies. 9.00 am. Christ Church_Read_On...

Vigil_for_Orlando

50 Minutes for 50 Lives Remembering Orlando 5.40-6.30 pm Friday 17th June 2016 AS vigil in Newcastle expressing grief, sadness, protest, solidarity and love. This is a welcoming space_Read_On...

National Refugee Week 2016

“With Courage let us all combine” Newcastle Events Program – Sunday 19th June—26th June 2016 Friday 17th June—Tuesday 21st June Refugee Awareness Run—Michael Eccleston is embarking on a Refugee Awareness_Read_On...