Next Phase Conference 2023

May 5, 2023 @ 10:00 am - May 6, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

Next Phase will be on again in 2023! This conference is for anyone aged 50 or over. Have your children just left home? Is retirement just around the corner? Did you retire some time ago? This conference seeks to give you eyes to see how you can best serve God with the gifts he has given you.

Rev. David Cook will be opening the Psalms with us.

Electives/seminars will include:

    • Loving Your Church, and Unashamed: Making Jesus Known in Everyday Relationships with Graeme Chiswell.
    • Ageing with Grace in an Anti-Ageing Culture with Sharon Kirk.
    • Setting Up a Pastoral Care Team.
    • One-to-One practical session.
    • Lay Locum Work in Small Parishes.


Tickets are on sale now. You can register and purchase tickets here. Ticket sales will close 23 April, 2023.

Next Phase Facebook Page


You can find resources for the Next Phase Conference under the Resources tab above.

Indigenous Ministry Day 2023

May 20, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

In the Armidale Diocese, we are serious about introducing all people to Jesus and helping them home to heaven – including Indigenous people. This is not easy or simple, but it is important so the Indigenous Ministry Day helps to equip and encourage those involved in ministry with and to Indigenous members of our communities. This day is for anyone involved in Indigenous ministry and for those who want to find out more.

Rev. Phil Wheeler will be our main speaker, there will be opportunities to hear about what’s happening around the Diocese, time to share, ask questions and pray for each other.


When: Saturday, 20 May

Where: Narrabri Anglican Church

How much: $20 each (includes the training, resources, morning tea and BBQ lunch).

What to bring: Bible, pen, willingness to listen and learn.

You can register here, or by contacting St Peter’s, South Tamworth.


2023 Indigenous Ministry Day brochure.

2023 Indigenous Ministry Day poster.