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It’s our turn to build the future

It’s our turn to build the future

Greater Sydney’s population is currently 5.3 million people. In 20 years, it is projected to increase by 800,000 people to 6.1 million. That’s an average of 80,000 new people every year for the next 40 years.

Hope has a new home

Hope has a new home

It is exciting to celebrate the completion of the new buildings at Hope Anglican Church Leppington. Below is footage of the new buildings. Lead Pastor, Luther Symons also shares something of the story of Hope Anglican and their humble beginnings culminating in a...

Hope at Christmas

Hope at Christmas

It was such a great encouragement to see that the people of Hope Anglican Church were able to use their new buildings for their Christmas services. Below are some images taken from the day as well as finishing touches by the builders who were working feverishly to...

On two Sundays after lockdown

On two Sundays after lockdown

On two Sundays in November, as soon as I was able, I visited the Hope Anglican Church Leppington and the LIfe Anglican Church Marsden Park. After more than four months in lockdown, I wanted to get out and meet as many people as I could in both churches. There is...

Synod in the Greenfields

Synod in the Greenfields

Synod in the Greenfields to be held on 10 September We are excited that on Saturday 10 September 2022 a special synod service will be held at Oran Park, followed by the Presidential Address by Archbishop Kanishka Raffel. This will be a day of for seeking the Lord and...

Is this our opportunity?

Is this our opportunity?

"The church is uniquely positioned right now to facilitate growing connections with the local community." So presented Sophie Renton, Managing Director for McCrindle Research, at a recent presentation of the Australia's Changing Spiritual Climate report. The report,...

What are you looking forward to?

What are you looking forward to?

Gathering Together As Sydney enters into a period of transition from lockdown, no doubt there are many things we can look forward to. As Christians, being able to gather more freely, especially as we look to the all important milestone of 80% double dose, is one of...

Closing in on the finish

Closing in on the finish

Humble are your beginnings... It has been quite a ride for the Hope Anglican church. The church has grown from the initial launch group of 26 adults and 14 children in November 2016. Luther Symons, the Lead Pastor, says, "At this point we moved into Leppington and...

Recommencing the work at Hope

Recommencing the work at Hope

Work has recommenced in a limited way on the construction of facilities at Hope Anglican Church, Leppington. This is an exciting outcome in the midst of lockdown. As you can imagine, building projects are always subject to unforeseen challenges. One of the biggest...

A reminder of the Gospel’s power

A reminder of the Gospel’s power

I will remember the deeds of the Lord;     yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. 12 I will consider all your works     and meditate on all your mighty deeds. Psalm 77: 11-12 It is easy to give in to fear when we look at a week that commenced with record...

It is easy to lose sight of our progress

It is easy to lose sight of our progress

Work will temporarily halt on the site of Hope Anglican Church. Like all construction sites in the Greater Sydney Area, no further work will commence until at least 30 July, due to Public Health Orders issued on 17 July. At times like this, it is easy to become...

Work progresses during lockdown

Work progresses during lockdown

While all of Greater Sydney has been thrown into lockdown, we are pleased with the continuing progress of the work on the main auditorium at Hope Anglican Church Leppington. It is a difficult time for many, especially maintaining community and outreach in our...

Grasslands to become manufacturing capital

Grasslands to become manufacturing capital

The NSW government has released details of the Sydney's third city centre, known as Bradfield. Construction will commence before the end of the year, with a $11.5 billion investment from the Berejiklian government to lay the foundations for the 114 hectare site near...

Population projection a booming picture

Population projection a booming picture

Population in NSW projected to grow to 11.5 million NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet released a new report on Monday 7 June detailing the projected growth of the state by 2061. The report outlines key projections across a range of measures. Of these projections, one of...

One church every year for the next 35 years

One church every year for the next 35 years

Ross Jones, CEO of Anglican Growth Corporation and Peter Lin, Bishop of George's River talk with Dominic Steele on The Pastor's Heart about the challenge of planting churches in our growing city. We need to be working now to ensure that churches are a part of the...

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