Take a tour with the queen of pop: Alissa Wilkinson

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Take a tour with the queen of pop: Alissa Wilkinson

ADM’s 2017 Visiting Fellow – New York writer, critic and scholar Alissa Wilkinson – led hundreds of people through the labyrinth of pop culture during a week of events from 9–14 October 2017. Read on to find out more about these events, described by attendees as “stimulating, engaging, urgent and thoughtful” …

 

Hundreds of people came together to hear 2017 ADM Visiting Fellow Alissa Wilkinson share her expertise on the relationship between faith and culture during a series of events in October. Around 300 people attended events from 9–14 October, including the ADM Annual Public Lecture, with countless more reached through Alissa’s media appearances on The Drum, The Minefield on Radio National and in Eternity news. ADM was excited by the large amount of positive feedback we received from those who found Alissa’s insights into contemporary culture to be both insightful and challenging.

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Seeing women flourish in 2017

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Seeing women flourish in 2017

As we come to the end of 2017 and reflect on what God is doing through the work of ADM, we thought you might like to hear a summary from our CEO of how ADM's ministries and programs have helped women to flourish in Kingdom work this past year...

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ADM supports new domestic violence shelter in Vanuatu

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ADM supports new domestic violence shelter in Vanuatu

In the wake of the Cyclone Pam disaster, ADM gave $50,000 to Anglican Aid's Emergency Appeal (which equated to almost half of all funds donated). 

ADM is thrilled to see these funds now being used to construct the first domestic violence shelter in Santo, Vanuatu, in partnership with the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Diocese of Vanuatu.

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Hundreds experience Life with the Luthers

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Hundreds experience Life with the Luthers

Mary Andrews College was asked early this year to do something to mark the 500-year anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to a Wittenberg church door in 1517. The outcome of this request was the ‘Life with the Luthers’ event held on 23 and 25 September, at which was attended by around 800 people. Rev. Jill Williams tells us about the day...

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AEF and ADM launch project for Aboriginal women

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AEF and ADM launch project for Aboriginal women

Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship Australia (AEF) and Anglican Deaconess Ministries (ADM) have come together to design a Loss, Grief and Trauma Care Pilot Project for Aboriginal Women.

The 11-month project – beginning on 31 July 2017 – will be rolled out initially across Queensland, NSW and Victoria. It aims to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to explore their experiences of loss, grief and trauma, and support hope and healing through use of creative tools, all  within a biblical framework.

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MINISTRY AND MENTAL HEALTH

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MINISTRY AND MENTAL HEALTH

Keith Condie, Co-director of ADM’s Mental Health & Pastoral Care Institute, is speaking this week to all clergy and licensed ministry workers across the Anglican Diocese of Sydney at the Faithfulness in Service conferences. Keith explains why he is tackling the issue of stress and ‘core strength’ at the conferences...

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RAISING RESILIENT MUMS

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RAISING RESILIENT MUMS

A new project to help build resilience in first-time mums is being launched this month by Sarah Condie, Co-director of ADM’s Mental Health & Pastoral Care Institute, who is also Women's Pastor at Church by the Bridge in Kirribilli. Sarah is working in collaboration with Lyn Worsley, Clinical Psychologist and Director of Resilience Centre and a member of Church by the Bridge.

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WORKSHIP – WITH AUTHOR KARA MARTIN

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WORKSHIP – WITH AUTHOR KARA MARTIN

Kara Martin has wrestled with issues of faith and work for decades. Her new book Workship: How to Use Your Work to Worship God is a comprehensive and highly practical guide to integrating your faith and work. Kara shares some of the insights in her book.

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THE HUB AND JESUS CLUB

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THE HUB AND JESUS CLUB

Jesus Club has over 80 members in seven locations across Sydney, with another three clubs set to commence later this year. As The Hub 2016 classes finish in June, Mel Fung shares how The Hub has enabled Jesus Club to develop and grow.

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DEACONESSES CELEBRATE

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DEACONESSES CELEBRATE

Following a tour of ADM’s new 'garden in the city', the deaconesses were joined by Kara Hartley (Archdeacon for Women in the Sydney Diocese) to cut a cake for Joan’s anniversary celebration.
 

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