All Saints' Boolaroo

Sunday 7.45 am
Wednesday 4.00 pm
Main Road, Speers Point

St David's Teralba

Sunday 9.30 am
York Street, Teralba

CA Brown, Booragul

Sunday 9.00 am
Resurrection Chapel, Booragul
(Anglican Care)


Welcome to the Anglican Parish of Cockle Bay. We have two Churches within the Parish, All Saints' Boolaroo and St David's Teralba, and a very close association with the Chapel of the Resurrection which is part Anglican Care's CA Brown Village. We seek to serve the needs of those living in North lake Macquarie.

We follow Jesus Christ as a Christian community. We seek to praise God in our worship, in our lives and in the service of our community. Our worship is reverent but relaxed. If you are new to church, not been for some time, or are a regular churchgoer, we warmly invite you to join us.

The Anglican of Cockle Bay 

serving God and the people of North Lake Macquarie



We acknowledge and give thanks for the life of Glenn Maitland Ellis, and this website honours his contribution to the life of the Church and the Parish.

† May Glenn Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory!

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Samaritans Emergency Reflief is looking for donations of non-perishable food items as demand is at an all time high for appointments. Can you give them a helping hand? A Small Donation Can Make A Massive Difference Visit Samaritans website for drop off locations: Some ideas for donation: NON-PERISHABLE FOOD SUGGESTIONS • Cereal • Long-Life Milk...

The members of the Bishop Nomination Board are working along well together. We meet most weeks, aware of the responsibility to do its work as well as we can on behalf of the Synod. Since we last reported nominations have been received from those who have prayerfully agreed to consent to nomination, and the Board has asked this group of nominees for further information. At our last meeting we also endorsed the material from our working...

Bishop Peter Visits the Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar Bishop Peter visited the Parish of Branxton Greta Lochinvar on Sunday September 17 to confirm and welcome people into the church. Cardiff Parish Visit Potter’s Brewery The Parish of Cardiff enjoyed a lovely outing to the Potter’s Brewery in the beautiful Hunter Valley region this week....

Anglican Care held a special luncheon to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Hunter Anglican Care Auxiliary on Monday September 4 at Awaba House, Booragul. The luncheon honoured the Anglican Care Auxiliary members, a dynamic group of people have worked tirelessly to raise funds to enhance the lives and wellbeing of Anglican Care’s residents and consumers. The...

Mad Hatters at Anglican Care A fantastic day was held at Anglican Care’s Scenic Lodge, Merewether recently with a Mad Hatters themed event. Games, concerts, dress ups, lovely food and loads of fun were the order of the day with residents having a great time. Congratulations to the staff involved in organising such an amazing...

The Primate of the Church in Wales, Archbishop John Davies, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 – and sharing information about developments in lay ministry.

A glossary of some of the archaic words used in the Book of Common Prayer has been produced by the Prayer Book Society.

The multi-million-pound appeal to restore Malta’s Anglican cathedral will receive a boost next week when Prince Charles, pays a visit.

An Anglican church in Sydney is giving local refugees experience of driving on Australia’s roads. 

Archbishop Ng Moon Hing looks ahead to the 2-6 October Primates' Meeting and speaks of the importance of winning souls for the Kingdom. 

At a pre-conference held 11-15 September in Kenya, representatives from the World Council of Churches and the All Africa Conference of Churches focused on the theme “Dignity and Transforming Discipleship: Implications for African World Mission”.

On 20 September at the United Nations in New York, a treaty to ban nuclear weapons was formally opened for signature. At the time of writing, some 49 states have signed.

On 20 September, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit sent greetings to the WCC's Jewish partners for Rosh Ha-Shanah and the High Holy Days.

Meeting on 12-15 September in Lisbon, Portugal, the Joint Working Group (JWG) of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Roman Catholic Church focused its work on peace-building and the concerns of migrants.

Dr. Emily Welty is an assistant professor in Peace and Justice Studies at Pace University in New York City (USA). She also serves as vice moderator of the WCC Commission of the Churches on International Affairs. As an advocate for banning nuclear weapons, Dr Welty is known both for her unwavering belief in a world free from nuclear weapons, and for her strategic thinking toward that goal.

Tabatha Tyne is a young local artist who is keen to make a difference. Tabatha set about to complete a ‘Youth Communication Card’ project to help support young people who are struggling to express their feelings and ideas. “I have…

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To mark Foster Care Week, we are sharing the stories of some of Samaritans amazing foster carers. Chenoa and her husband first became foster carers when two girls in her prep class were in need of care.  Since then she…

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Sean is a 31 year old who first came into contact with Samaritans when he was leaving prison and needing somewhere to live- Sean found a home and a family at Friendship House. “I was leaving gaol after 11 months…

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Samaritans is calling on the Senate to reject the Government’s proposed welfare changes, likely to result in increased inequality and disadvantage in Australia, and in turn create further poverty. “Measures like the new demerit point system, random drug testing and…

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Samaritans celebrated National Op Shop Week with the opening of new shop in Boolaroo on Friday 1st September. Samaritans has three existing locations in Hamilton, Mayfield, Wallsend and is excited to welcome our fourth store in Boolaroo, located at 1/15 Main…

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Spring Celebrations take place around the Diocese

People from the Central Coast Deanery gathered at Holy Family Church, Wyoming. The Ahli Arab Hospital is a haven of peace in the middle of Gaza, one of the world’s most troubled places. A Palestinian territory (41km long x 12km at its widest), with a population of 1.

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Congratulations Bp Kay! First Australian Anglican female Archbishop

Australia has its first female Anglican archbishop with Kay Goldsworthy to lead the church in WA. She was a guest speaker at the recent Anglican Women Australia Conference held in Newcastle. We congratulate her on this next stage of her ministry and wish her all the best.

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2018 Lent Retreats for Women

Anglican Women have again organised the Silent retreats for women which are held each year in Lent. The venue for February 2018 will be the Catalina Conference Centre at Rathmines, situated on the western shores of beautiful Lake Macquarie, between Toronto and Morisset. A spacious, very comfortable, single-level facility, it is surrounded by parks and walkways.

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Anglican Women’s Sunday is held on the last Sunday in July each year. This year it will fall on Sunday 30th July. Its purpose is to celebrate ALL Anglican women across the Diocese and the good work they do on behalf of your parish, the community and the organisations to which they may belong.

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New Dean for Newcastle, & Bp Kay receives award

It has just been announced that: The Revd Canon Katherine Bowyer, Rector of the Parish of Cardiff  since 2013 and Director of Formation, is to be the next Dean of Newcastle! She is the first woman to take this role and also the first to be locally born.

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