Anglican Diocese of Armidale

The Anglican Diocese of Armidale exists to glorify God by introducing people to Jesus and helping them home to heaven.

The Anglican Diocese of Armidale is a partnership of churches and associated agencies and schools found in the northern inland region of New South Wales, Australia.

It includes the major centres of Armidale, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Inverell, Moree, Narrabri and Tamworth and surrounding towns and villages.


Bishop Rod Chiswell

The Rev. Rod Chiswell was consecrated as the eighth bishop of Armidale on 27 February 2021. The .. Read more »

The Rev. Rod Chiswell to be our new Bishop

On Saturday, 12 December in Tamworth, the Rev Rod Chiswell was elected by the Armidale Diocese Angli.. Read more »

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New Life 2021

3-4 September 2021, NEW LIFE, Tamworth

NEW LIFE is a Bible teaching conference organised by the Anglican Diocese of Armidale for the women of the New England/Northwest. NEW LIFE aims to provide quality Bible teaching to encourage women in their relationship with Jesus and equip them to serve Him in their local communities.

Armidale Synod

17-19 September 2021, Armidale Synod, Brisbane Street Campus, Calrossy Anglican School, Tamworth

Clergy and Lay representatives from around the Armidale Diocese gather to consider reports, pass legislation, and approve a budget for the 2021-2022 financial year.


8-9 October 2021, Men@Glen, Glen Innes Showgrounds

Join us in Glen Innes for faithfulrelevant teaching from the Word of God; hearty, robustly masculine singing to the glory of God; opportunities for times of down-to-earth man-to-man sharing of Christian fellowship and encouragement; terrific food prepared and served by the local Show Society team; all set amongst the well-worn splendour of an Victorian-era Australian agricultural showground pavilion and surrounds. 

Youth Muster 2021

12-14 November 2021, Youth Muster, William Cowper Campus, Calrossy Anglican School, North Tamworth

Youth Muster is an annual conference for high schoolers run by the Anglican Diocese of Armidale. On one big weekend, the young people of northern NSW gather to have fun and to learn from God' word. More information is available at

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In Focus

All good things come to an end

At the end of this week I leave my position as the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Armidale. Sadly I must also lay down my pen as the writer of articles for the Extra and Express. Read More »

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