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Faith groups: ‘Climate game plan must be for 2030’

On Sunday, October 17, more than 110 faith communities spanning every Australian state and territory will hold events and display large banners calling on...

Thoughts from Bishop Gene Robinson

When we consider our views of people who are different from ourselves, “tolerance” is a bad word. It is often used in relation to...

Farewell to Redfern Centre

REDFERN: Community groups have been asked to leave their home of 13 years to make room for church growth. On January 9, community groups farewelled the Redfern Centre, located at St Saviour’s Anglican Church. The old church hall came alive with around 64 friends reminiscing over their treasured experiences with the Redfern Centre.

Searching for the truth

One reality about being people of faith is that we can never claim to know the whole truth. Only God knows that. This makes it all the more important for us to have the courage and conviction to challenge each other and to enter into sometimes costly dialogue in order to search for what is true. In recent times, the congregation at St Saviour’s Anglican Church in Redfern has made significant changes to the way it will live out what it believes to be its mission.

Statement from St Saviour’s Church Council

The Church Council of one1seven church (also known as St Saviour’s Anglican Church) would like to express its appreciation to the management, employees and volunteers who have worked in the Redfern Centre to provide valuable services to our community.

More than a decent feed

Zac Drayson lived on the streets for more than 20 years before he moved into the Lawson Building on Morehead Street near Poet’s Corner in Redfern. It was a big step for Zac to get a place of his own. Learning how to take care of a residence, getting to know his neighbours and thrust into a new environment with people everywhere but no connection, Zac was struggling.

Experiencing the sacred

I was very glad to read Bishop John McIntyre’s column in last month’s SSH, giving his much more relaxed and open view of the current marriage debate than would sometimes be expressed by my Sydney Anglican colleagues.

Engaging the arts in Marrickville

The Marrickville Multifaith Roundtable (MMR) is a small group of faith communities in the Marrickville Local Government Area that meets regularly to promote a better understanding between people of different faiths and denominations. It is represented by faith groups from Anglican, Catholic, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Uniting Church traditions.