Great celebration of God’s grace and goodness on Saturday at the Cathedral.
FROM Gen Ys to grannies, the Anglican Church in Tasmania is attracting people from all walks of life keen to take on ministries.
Seven new church leaders were ordained yesterday by Anglican Bishop of Tasmania John Harrower during a special service at St David’s Cathedral in Hobart.
Those ordained as deacons were Gill Briggs and Josh Skeat, who will minister in the Burnie parish, Don George, in Launceston, Samuel Green, to serve at the University of Tasmania, Marilyn King, in Moonah, and Andrea Ward, who will work at the Royal Hobart Hospital.
Kate Boughton, aged in her 20s, was ordained a priest and will continue her ministry at St David’s Cathedral, and among youth and children.
Bishop Harrower said there had been a steady stream of new Anglican Church leaders ordained over recent years.
“We are blessed with men and women of wide experience and different gifts, younger and older, who are taking up the challenge of serving their church and local community in these new roles.
“They will be a valuable part of the local leadership of the Anglican Church in Tasmania,” he said.
Terrific photo of the seven ordinands + full article by Blair Richards Nov 28, 2010, Ordinations for broad church.