Celebrating 50 years of Burgmann's Legacy

Tuesday April 18 2017 by St Mark's

Celebrating 50 years of Burgmann's legacy

Join St Mark's, the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, and the Anglican Historical Society as we celebrate Bishop Ernest Burgmann's life and legacy.

Wednesday 17 May
15 Blackall Street, BARTON ACT 2600


5:45pm — Chapel Service at St Mark's Chapel
Thereafter to refreshments and special exhibition on the life and works of Bishop Burgmann

7:30pm — Lecture by Rt Rev'd Professor Stephen Pickard
"That Meddlesome God: A Christian Future for the Church"
Chapel of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture



About the speaker

Stephen Pickard is Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture; Director of the Strategic Research Centre in Public and Contextual Theology and Professor of Theology, Charles Sturt University, Canberra, Australia. He is also an Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn. He grew up in the Hunter Valley in the Diocese of Newcastle and worked at BHP for a number of years before training for ordination in the Anglican Church.He has served in a range of ministerial and academic appointments over 37 years in Australia and the United Kingdom. Stephen was Head of School of Theology, CSU for 9 years. He is deputy chair of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO) and chair of the Ministry and Mission Commission of the Anglican Church of Australia. In 2011 he was installed as a Six Preacher Canterbury Cathedral. His teaching and writing is in the area of ecclesiology, ministry and mission and includes Liberating Evangelism (Trinity Press International 1998); Theological Foundations for Collaborative Ministry (Ashgate 2009); In-Between God: Theology, Community and Discipleship (AFT 2011); Seeking the Church: An Introduction to Ecclesiology (SCM, 2012).