Church Planting Conversation with Bishop Ric Thorpe

Church Planting Conversation with Bishop Ric Thorpe

Church Planting Conversation with Bishop Ric Thorpe

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About this Event

Come and join us for an inspiring conversation around growing new churches and revitalizing existing communities of faith. Bishop Ric Thorpe is well qualified to guide our time together, having planted new churches in multicultural and challenging settings and is overseeing the Anglican Diocese of London’s vision to establish 100 new worshipping communities by the end of this year. You will be inspired by Ric’s ecumenical approach to growing God’s kingdom, encouraging churches of all shapes and sizes to reach new people in new ways in new places. Don’t miss this essential missional conversation including Q&A.



St Stephen’s Uniting Church
197 Macquarie Street, Sydney



Monday, 9 March 2020
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.



The cost is $20, which includes a light supper.


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Public Transport:

The venue, St Stephen’s Uniting Church, is accessible by public transport, and is conveniently located near three stations in the Sydney CBD.  The nearest train stations are:


Off-street Car Parking:

There are at least two nearby off-street car parks within a city block of St Stephen’s:


  • Wilson Parking
    187 Macquarie St, Sydney
    In ‘Park House’ basement, and opposite State Library of NSW.
    $13 pre-book online


  • Secure Parking
    60 Elizabeth St, Sydney
    Next door to ‘Lawson Place.’
    $16 pre-book online, or $25 drive-up


Both car parks are within a short walking distance of the venue.  Click on the links provided to either Wilson Parking or Secure Parking for more information.


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More About Bishop Ric Thorpe

Bishop Ric Thorpe is responsible for the Diocese of London’s goal of creating 100 new worshipping communities across the capital by 2020. He also works nationally to support other dioceses to plant new churches. Previously, Bishop Ric was the Bishop of London’s Adviser for Church Planting and the Rector of St Paul’s Shadwell.  He is married to Louie and they have three children.