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Sunday 17th October 2021

Cathedral Services on Sunday 17th October, 2021
8am: Eucharist – live stream
Presider: The Very Reverend Katherine Bowyer
Preacher: Bishop Dr Peter Stuart
10am: Choral Eucharist
Presider: Bishop Dr Peter Stuart
Preacher: Bishop Dr Peter Stuart

In accordance with NSW Health regulations, attendance at the 8am and 10am services will be limited to fully vaccinated adults and their dependents. The 8am service will also be live-streamed via Youtube

6pm: Evening prayer via Zoom
Look in pewsheet for details and link to join

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Downloads for this week:
Pew-Sheet-17-Oct-2021.pdf
The-Prayers-of-the-People-17-Oct-2021.pdf
St-Luke-17-Oct-2021.pdf

Reopening after lockdown 17 October 2021

WELCOME BACK, WELCOME HOME
As we move carefully and safely to in person worship, I can’t wait to welcome you back home to the Cathedral and St Peter’s, when you feel it’s right for you. Fr Daniel Dries at Christ Church St Laurence sent a helpful summary of NSW Health and legal requirements to his parish for their return, and I’ve adapted them for our use. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the parish office so that we may respond.

REOPENING DATE
• On Sunday 17 October, there will be Eucharists at the Cathedral at 8.00am and 10.00am. Bishop Peter Stuart will be our preacher all morning and will preside at one of the Eucharists.
• In accordance with NSW Health regulations, attendance will be limited to
fully vaccinated adults and their dependents.

VACCINATION MANDATE
• To gain admission, parishioners and visitors will be required to show evidence of double vaccination.
• Evidence of vaccination may be shown using your smart phone or a printed certificate.
• There will be designated parishioners who will ask to see your proof of vaccination. After you have demonstrated proof of full vaccination, you will be invited to register your attendance.
• Please remember to maintain social-distancing inside and outside our church buildings.

REGISTERING ATTENDANCE
• Please use the QR Code to register your attendance.
• After scanning the QR code, please show the green tick to the sidesperson, who will invite you to take an order of service.
• If you are not using the QR code, please identify yourself to the sidesperson, who will record your name and phone number (in accordance with NSW Health regulations).

ENTERING THE CHURCH
• The Public Health Order requires masks to be worn in places of worship.
• Social distancing is to be maintained when seated, with 1 person per 4 square metres, except for family groups.
• Please sit in the pews marked ‘Please sit here’ which will be arranged to reflect social distancing requirements.

HOLY COMMUNION
• Holy Communion will be administered in one kind (no chalice) in the first stage of our return to church.
• Holy Communion will be distributed at Nave Sanctuary steps.
• Please remain in your pew until an usher invites you to come forward for Holy Communion and please maintain social distancing in the aisle.
• Please remove your face mask just before you receive Holy Communion.

SINGING
• The current Public Health Order does not permit congregational singing, although we expect this to change early in December.
• At 10.00am singing will be provided by our choristers. Thankfully, the revised Public Health Order permits groups of up to 10 fully vaccinated, socially-distanced singers in places of worship.

REFRESHMENTS AFTER SERVICES
• Refreshments will not be served after any services, although we hope this will change in the coming weeks.

WEEKDAY SERVICES
• From Monday 18 October, weekday services at the Cathedral and St Peter’s will also be open to congregations, subject to all of the regulations listed above.
• Entrance to all weekday services at the Cathedral will be through the St Christopher transept door (opposite the middle driveway).
Evensong will recommence in December.
• A Zoom Sunday Evening Prayer group will continue to meet online on Sunday at 6.00pm If you would like to participate in this online service, please click here

Donations to Cathedral ministries

To donate to the Cathedral Family Ministry use bank transfer to:
Account name: Family Ministry Account
BSB: 705077
Acc No: 00041031
For reference use surname plus postcode
To request receipt email details of donation to familyministry@newcastlecathedral.org.au

To donate to the Friends of Newcastle Cathedral Music use bank transfer to:
Account name: Friends of Newcastle Cathedral Music
BSB: 062-822
Acc Number: 2800 2430
For reference use surname plus postcode
To request receipt email details of donation to musicfriends@newcastlecathedral.org.au
Donations to Friends of Newcastle Cathedral Music are tax deductible.

Thank you!

Sunday 10th October 2021

Cathedral Services on Sunday 10th October, 2021
8am: Eucharist – live stream only
Presider: The Reverend Selwyn Dornan
Preacher: The Reverend Dr Julia Perry

6pm: Evening prayer via Zoom
Look in pewsheet for details and link to join

Due to the COVID lockdown the Cathedral is closed and there will be no public services. The pre-recorded online daily services continue to be available, and the 8.00am Mass will be live-streamed on Sunday. Click the YouTube link below:

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Downloads for this week:
Pew-Sheet-10-Oct-2021.pdf
The-Prayers-of-the-People-10-Oct-2021.pdf
Pentecost-20-10-Oct-2021.pdf