Our Bishop, the Rt Rev. Sarah Macneil has just released this statement to the Diocese:
Dear colleagues in ministry,
I am pleased to advise that Anne Goode will be ordained to the diaconate in the Cathedral Church of Christ the King, Grafton, on 11 April at 11am.
It is my expectation that she will be ordained as a priest later this year or early in 2016.
Anne is currently a stipended lay minister in the Parish of Coffs Harbour.
Please keep Anne in your prayers as she prepares to take this significant step.
Grace and peace,
ANNE: From EVERYONE in the Parish of The Dorrigo: Our WARMEST and most ENTHUSIASTIC congratulations and best wishes for a LONG, HARD journey, well trod and the outcome that you have worked and prayed for over many, many years.
A GREAT achivement.
More to come...