Wesley 175th Anniversary Hymn Fest

October 25th 2015 2pm

Wesley Chapel 175th Anniversary Hymn Fest October 25th 2015 2pm

You are invited to celebrate Wesley Chapel’s

175th Hymn Fest Anniversary

Featuring Hobart Orpheus Choir , Tasmanian Chorale and Tasmanian Song Company

October 25th 2015 2pm

Open sing along and viewing of artefacts pertaining to Wesley’s 195 years of worship in Hobart is welcome prior to the 2pm formal start

Shared Afternoon Tea to follow in Wesley Hall

 

 

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Safety, Justice and Dignity For Refugees – Dessert and Coffee Evening

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Concert at Scots-Memorial

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New Minister Called to Hobart North

Hobart North Uniting Church is pleased to announce that Rev Jeff Savage has accepted a call to be the Minister of the Word at Hobart North, commencing in January 2016.  Jeff and his family will come to us from Western Australia.

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CD LAUNCH AND CONCERT

CD Launch poster

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Heritage Month Tasmania

ANZAC Wesley Honor Board

ANZAC Wesley Honor Board

 

Heritage Month Tasmania

May 17th 2015 1-3pm

Wesley Church 56 Melville St

 

Come and visit Wesley Church as part of Heritage Tasmania Week to see what.

WW1 Honor Boards, Pew Carvings and Stain Glass Windows all have in common.

 

Come and read about the names listed on our Honor Boards

Perhaps you are a relative or know one of the families

Find out who they are and what their story is in relation to WW1 and Wesley

For more information phone 6231 4033

 

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Carols, Canapes and Cheer!

Carols service flyer

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City Sanctuaries: essential to forming ‘new modes of neighbourliness’

Former Congregational Church building and site of Colony 47 on Davey Street (centre) looking across from St David's Park, Hobart, Tasmania.

Former Congregational Church building and site of Colony 47 on Davey Street (centre) looking across from St David’s Park, Hobart, Tasmania.

CITY SANCTUARIES  is a community heritage project, presently being undertaken by Wesley Hobart Museum and Arts Tasmania to foster public appreciation of Hobart’s significant and diverse urban sanctuaries and its spiritual landscape.

Having an interfaith and broad public focus, City Sanctuaries is working to identify common ground that is able to support and nurture a shared appreciation of the different and distinctive features of the city’s sanctuary places.

What do we mean by city sanctuary?

We use the term “city sanctuary” to refer to urban places where sacred forms are given expression in ways (e.g. through art, architecture, word, ritual and mundane practices) that are conserved, remembered and made accessible to city inhabitants and their visitors.

Yet sanctuary is appreciated not only as place but also as welcoming, revitalizing and neighbourly relationship.

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UN International Day of Peace – Multifaith Gathering

“Poetry and story-telling can be an effective tool for people to express themselves and turn hardship into positivity.”

A Mosaic of Light: The Colour of Peace.

An afternoon of sharing powerful ideas featuring
Spoken Word Artist, Dr Mariam Chaalan, with other
artists from Hobart.

21 September 2014 2.00 – 4.00pm
UTAS Multifaith Centre, TUU Building,
Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay.

IDP UTAS Multifaith

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City Sanctuaries

Shared urban public spaces, like museums, have our support. They’re where creativity fosters social engagement, inclusion & security. – UNESCO 12th September 2012)

Throughout the remainder of 2014 and into early 2015, Wesley Hobart Museum will be working with Arts Tasmania’s Roving Curators to  design a  community owned heritage project that aims to foster inter-faith and broad public appreciation of Hobart’s significant and diverse urban sanctuaries and of its spiritual landscape.

To discover more about the project, read our Project Statement.

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