Bishop Ian's Pastoral letter dated 27th May, 2014

Bishop's Pastoral Letter dated 8th October 2014

posted 18 Oct 2014 00:09 by Deacon Assistant

Please click on the link below to view the Bishop's letter.

Position Vacant

posted 10 Oct 2014 15:40 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 10 Oct 2014 15:53 ]

Position Vacant

Office Manager

20 hours/week. Holy Trinity Anglican Parish, Orange.

For Position Description:

office@holytrinityorange.org.au or 6362 1623

Applications close 29th October 2014

New Rector for Holy Trinity Parish

posted 5 Oct 2014 03:00 by Deacon Assistant

A new Rector for the Parish

The Rev’d Malcolm Dunnett has been appointed as the Rector of Holy Trinity Parish.  The Rev’d Malcolm  comes to us from the Parish of Kooringal in Wagga Wagga, and comes with 23 years of ministry experience in a wide variety of parishes and other mission organisations across NSW.  In addition to ministry in Australia he has been actively engaged in ministry in the Diocese of Ysabel, in the Solomon Islands, which is a diocese of the Church of Melanesia - in the Anglican Communion.

Father Mal writes:

“My passion is to see people grow in faith, to develop personal relationships with Christ and his body.  I see it as vitally important that ministry is not confined to a building, but rather is seen through relationship in the community as much as in the church”.

 

Please keep Father Mal, his wife Rosie, and their family, in your prayers as they prepare for this move.

 

The Service of commissioning and installation will be in Holy Trinity at 7:00pm on Tuesday 25th November.  

Saturday Worship

posted 22 Sep 2014 01:03 by Deacon Assistant

Saturday Worship

Following fresh discussion, the Saturday congregation has decided to return to its former worship time. Therefore:

beginning on Saturday 4th October, the Saturday Service will be at 5:30pm.

Bishop's Letter of Invitation

posted 7 Jul 2014 20:46 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 8 Jul 2014 00:18 ]

Please follow the link below to read the Bishop's letter. 
Note that the additional documents referred to in the letter will be made available at the meeting on the 19th of July.

Bishop Ian's Pastoral Letter dated 27th May, 2014

posted 31 May 2014 18:04 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 3 Jun 2014 16:07 ]

Please click on the link below to read the Bishop's letter.

Bishop Ian's Pastoral Letter

posted 6 May 2014 04:05 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 6 May 2014 04:12 ]

Please click on the link below to read the Bishop's Pastoral Letter.

Transitional Priest

posted 6 May 2014 03:47 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 31 May 2014 22:58 ]

Bishop Ian has advised that retired priest, the Rev'd Ian Crooks, will act as Transitional Priest in the parish for 3 days per week, for 3 months, commencing on 1st June. Father Ian plans to be in the Parish on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and his wife, Margaret will also be here on some occasions.

Father Ian hopes to be invited into people’s homes for a meal - in order to learn more about the parish and its people. Possibly Friday night or Saturday lunch. “Low key and simple; no dessert, no late nights.”

Farewell and Pastoral Leave Taking for Rector

posted 10 Apr 2014 16:48 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 6 May 2014 04:18 ]

On Saturday 26th April, as part of the farewell activities for Archdeacon Frank Hetherington, the Church Bells rang a 'full peal' between 2:00pm and 5:00pm.  This involved both local and visiting bellringers and was conducted by the Chief Bellringer of Saint Andrew's Cathedral.  This was the first time a 'full peal' was rung at Holy Trinity, and the occasion was enjoyed by many people from the local community.
On Sunday 27th, the church was filled for Archdeacon Hetherington's final Service in the Parish at which he preached.  Bishop Ian Palmer was present, and presented the Archdeacon with a Bishop's Commendation immediately following the Farewell Liturgy.
The Farewell Luncheon was attended by approximately 260 people, during which speeches were made by the Bishop, local dignitaries and parishioners, and followed by presentations.  One feature of the occasion was a colourful display of balloons depicting many stages in the life of Frank and Marilyn.
Whilst Archdeacon Hetherington and his wife, Marilyn, will be greatly missed in the Parish, the day's activities were seen as a very fitting celebration of their 14 years service here and of good wishes for their future. 

Church Restoration

posted 25 Nov 2013 13:47 by Deacon Assistant   [ updated 10 Apr 2014 17:17 ]

The latest chapter in the restoration of Holy Trinity Church, Orange has just been completed.  This involved extensive work in the sanctuary, including replacing the northern side of the roof, re-plastering of the internal walls, repainting, and restoration of  timber panelling on the western wall. 

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