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National Redress Scheme – Two Years On

National Redress Scheme – Two Years OnIt has been two years since the Uniting Church in Australia joined the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme (NRS) for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse.Almost 4000 Uniting Church institutions, including congregations, schools and agencies, now participate in the NRS and since March 2019 the UCA has received 500 […]

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Anniversary Liturgy

Service of Acknowledgement and LamentOctober 22 marks the second anniversary of National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.A prerecorded service is available to help congregations mark this solemn anniversary.Dr Palmer said the liturgy was part of the Uniting Church’s commitment to remember and acknowledge the harm done and to lament its role in […]

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ASC Update-March 2020

ASC Update-March 2020Members of Assembly Standing Committee gathered in Sydney from 13-15 March. President Dr Deidre Palmer and Rev Kath Merrifield of Kiama Uniting Church led opening worship, which included a coronavirus-aware sharing of the sacrament of Holy Communion. Dr Palmer preached on John 3:1-17.  Assembly Strategic PlanThe ASC approved a new three-year Assembly Strategic Plan […]

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Our Vision Revisited

Our Vision RevisitedAround 30 people who are engaged in justice work across the Uniting Church met via videoconference this week to bring together the work we do and focus on our national priorities.Participants included people engaged in justice work from every Synod, our church agencies across the UnitingCare network, Frontier Services and UnitingWorld, Uniting Aboriginal […]

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Anniversary of the National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

October 22 marks the first anniversary of the historic National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse. A year on from the landmark apology to survivors and their families, the Uniting Church in Australia acknowledges and laments the role of the Uniting Church in causing harm to children and renews its commitment to be […]

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