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CLERGY MOVEMENT AND AREA GROUP MOVEMENTS UPDATE
1. With the expiry of his SPass in August 2023, Revd Ian Hadfield will be finishing his employment contract with the Diocese of Singapore with effect from 11th August 2023. Revd Ian will be on annual leave from 5th July to 11th August 2023.
2. With effect from 1st June 2023, Revd Canon Dr Lewis Lew will be appointed the Vicar of St George’s Church and the Dean of Laos while continuing as the Vicar of St Andrew’s Cathedral until 31st December 2023.
3. Revd Christopher Chan will be appointed Acting Vicar of St Andrew’s Cathedral with effect from 1st January 2024.
4. Revd Glenn Chan will be appointed Chaplain of both St Hilda’s Primary and St Hilda’s Secondary School with effect from 1st May 2023.
5. Revd Joshua Raj will be appointed Associate Chaplain of both St Hilda’s Primary and St Hilda’s Secondary School with effect from 1st May 2023.
6. Revd Jonathan Wong will be appointed Priest-in-Charge of Church of the Good Shepherd English Congregation with effect from 23rd April 2023.
Changes in Area Group (AG) Leadership with effect from 1st January 2024
In addition, with effect from 1st January 2024, Revd Canon Dr Lewis will take over from Archdeacon Daniel Wee as Area Group Leader of AG3, assisted by Revd Victor Teo. On the same day, Archdeacon Daniel Wee will take on the role of Acting Group Leader of St Andrew's Cathedral (AG1).
Let us keep these clergy and their families in prayer during this period.
DIOCESAN APOLOGETIC COURSE 1: THE EVIDENCES OF GOD (ZOOM)
St Peter's Hall is running a new Diocesan Apologetics Course to equip participants with knowledge and skills to articulate compelling responses to intellectual obstacles in practical settings to our non-Christian friends.
Date: 12, 19, 26 April, 3, 10, 17 May, 21 & 28 June (Wednesdays)
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Course Fee: $20
Registration link: https://bit.ly/3YitpXc
About the instructor: Dr Andrew Loke
Dr Andrew Loke, a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is the author of many books and articles relating to Apologetics and worships at St Andrew's Cathedral.
ONLINE DIOCESAN CERTIFICATE OF BIBLICAL STUDIES (DCBS) - TERM 2
Registration for online DCBS Term 2 is open! DCBS aims to bring Bible literacy to participants, helping them to know and apply God’s Word to life.
Course Fee: $10
All lessons will be conducted via Zoom. Registration details can be found on the Diocesan website at www.anglican.org.sg.
Province of South East Asia
In response to the recent decision of Church of England to conduct blessings for same-sex unions, the leadership of our Anglican Church in South East Asia has issued a pastoral letter to address our position on the matter. Have a read here!
Provincial Sunday 2023
We thank the Lord for the work He has been doing through the dioceses within the Province of South East Asia. If you wish contribute to the work of our Province, you may give via the church. Please indicate ‘Provincial Sunday 2023’ as a reference for your giving.
The prayer pointers are available on the Diocesan website here.
Diocesan Digest (January 2023)
The latest issue of the Diocesan Digest is out! Find out the latest news and developments within the diocese. Download your copy at www.anglican.org.sg/diocesan-digest/