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ANZAC Syd Duchesne’s last letter home

Extract: Letter from Syd Duchesne to his parents from Mena Camp, Egypt, You can read something of Syd’s story here. His letter is dated 31/1/14, although the year reference is clearly an error, since it must have been early 2015. Transcript typed by Rev Sandy Grant. Click here for the … Continue reading

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St Michael’s first ANZACs – Syd Duchesne

William Sydney Duchesne is one of 55 names listed on the Honour Board memorial in St Michael’s Wollongong, of those who gave their lives during World War One. Syd Duchesne died on the very first day of the Gallipoli landing, April 25, 1915. So ANZAC Day 2015 is the centenary. … Continue reading

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Easter Services 2015

Easter at St Michael’s, all welcome… Maundy Thursday (2 April) 7:30pm, Holy Communion, with guest preacher, Bishop Peter Hayward. Good Friday (3 April) 8:00am, Traditional Word and Prayer 10:00am, Family Service Easter Day (5 April) Sunday @ 8am, Holy Communion Sunday @ 10am, Family Service Sunday @ 6pm, Joint Celebration* (* Those who … Continue reading

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Jesus Is _______ (preaching in March)

Google Trends reveals that the person Australians most searched for information on throughout 2014 is not Banksy (the graffiti artist), or the terrorist group ISIS, but Jesus! Throughout Sundays in March, that’s exactly the question we’re exploring at St Michael’s! Who is Jesus? What goes in the blank? Here are the … Continue reading

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Couples’ Valentine’s Dinner

An enjoyable dinner, with some Valentine’s Day fun, and relationship input from Keith and Sarah Condie, all aimed at encouraging marriages…  When: Saturday 14th February, from 7pm Where: St Michael’s Church Hall, corner Church & Market Streets, Wollongong Cost: $20/head, i.e. $40/couple. RSVP essential to the office via 4228 9132 or … Continue reading

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Seminar – Born This Way

“Born this way: Making sense of the science, the Bible and same-sex attraction”. A special seminar – this Monday 2nd February 2015, 7:30pm in our Cathedral. Free and open to guests from other churches and elsewhere. Guest speaker: Steve Morrison. Steve is a youth and young adults’ pastor on Sydney’s … Continue reading

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Special Summer Service Times

For just the three Sundays after Christmas, church at St Michael’s is on at the special times of 9:00 am, and 5:00 pm only. In 2014-15, that’s December 28, January 4 and January 11. It’s a great chance to rub shoulders with people from other congregations, while other regulars are … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Sydney visits the Gong at Christmas

In an unexpected bonus, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, will be preaching in St Michael’s Cathedral, Wollongong at the 9:30am service on Christmas Day. Following the Martin Place hostage siege, Archbishop Davies recently led a packed service of Hope and Prayer for Sydney in St Andrew’s Cathedral, … Continue reading

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New Church Sign: Merry Mas!

Our new church sign reads: Merry Mas! …It’s just not the same without Christ! Want to know the easiest way to annoy Christians in December? Wish them a Happy Xmas! We Christians also have our own cliché to respond with: “Jesus is the reason for the season!” But behind the … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014

You are welcome at our St Michael’s Christmas Services…  Christmas Eve 6:00pm    Carols and Lessons (child friendly) 8:00pm    Carols and Lessons Christmas Day 7:30am    The Lord’s Supper 9:30am    Family Service – Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies to preach! Corner Church & Market Streets, Wollongong Phone: 4228 9132 “Joy to the world, the … Continue reading

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