Diocese of Sydney

Sydney diocese extends as far as Lithgow in the west and the Hawkesbury River in the north, and it includes much of the New South Wales south coast. It encompasses Australia's largest city as well as the city of Wollongong.

Activities

 In MU Sydney we

  • produce an MU Sydney prayer diary so our members can pray specifically
  • produce Annual Bible Studies to be used by our Branches and others
  • host annual seminars to promote the advantages of traditional families and their benefit to children
  • train facilitators and provide an MU Parenting Program, Families Equip, written specifically for Australian families
  • support Family Ministry at parish level with the funding of Family Workers in the parishes of Abbotsford, Cobbitty and Greenacre.
  • support Chaplains in children’s hospitals and women’s detention centres
  • visit maternity hospitals and distribute gospels and gifts to families
  • produce nightdresses for the neo-natal wards and grieving gowns for families whose babies die in hospital
  • provide Morning Teas at the Family Courts
  • support welfare Projects Overseas and in Australia
  • have a presence in the centre of the Sydney CBD, supplying Christian cards and books, babywear and gifts

Family Workers

MU Sydney currently supports Family Workers in three local parishes. These MU Workers are involved in contacting young families and linking them into parish playgroups, Christianity Explained courses, other parish child and family outreach programs, and supporting families in need. The Workers are paid for ten hours per week and the finances are supplied by donations from our MU members.

Seminars

  •  2015: Kids’ Stuff Happens – seeking the best for our children

          Dr Julie Greenhalgh spoke on the value and contribution of parents in school education and Kate Pearse spoke on Brain Development in children and the effects on their behaviour at different ages.

  • 2014: Stuff Happens - when things don’t go as you planned

          Professor Alan Hayes spoke about the effects of family problems on the lives and outcomes of children and how these effects can be reduced and even prevented.

  • 2013: For Kids' Sake - Marriage and Family Really Matter Seminar

          Professor Patrick Parkinson spoke of the pressures and influences on children in our society.

  • 2012: 1 to 1 in Action

          Over 160 people were trained to read the Bible one to one with a friend.

  •  2011: Leading Groups in the 21st Century

          Leadership training for people in today’s society.

Projects

  • Ethiopia Child Survival Project (2014)  
    In partnership with the Archbishop of Sydney’s Anglican Aid, MU Sydney is supporting health and sanitation training of women in Gambella, Ethiopia.

  • Bibles for Students at Nungalinya College NT (2013)
    During 2013, members donated money to provide large print Bibles for students at Nungalinya College.

Shop Address

  • Street: Shop 39, Town Hall Arcade, Sydney Square

Shop Contact Details

  • Telephone: 02 8030 8970
  • Fax: 02 9267-2490
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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"Sharing Christ's love by encouraging, strengthening, and supporting marriage and family life."