Author: Bethany Broadstock

President at Church of Scotland General Assembly

President at Church of Scotland General Assembly Uniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis is in Edinburgh this week for the General Assembly and was invited to bring a greetingUniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis is in Edinburgh this week at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. The annual gathering brings together 500 church […]

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Farewelling Raul Sugunananthan

Farewelling Raul Sugunananthan Raul Sugunananthan is departing the Assembly following 10 months of effective advocacy workTomorrow 23 May the Assembly will farewell Raúl Sugunananthan from his role as Assembly Policy and Advocacy Officer. The Assembly was excited by the possibilities when Raúl joined the Assembly Resourcing Unit and over the past ten months it has […]

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2024-2025 Budget Response

2024 Federal Budget ResponseThe Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the clear commitment in the Federal Budget to relieve cost of living pressures for Australians, while noting more needs to be done for the most vulnerable in our community. Assembly General Secretary (Interim) Rev Lindsay Cullen said it was pleasing to see the budget handed down […]

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Welcome and Safety for All: SOGICE Resource

Welcome and Safety for All A new Assembly resource for preventing harm from sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts (SOGICE) By Rev Kath Behan, Assembly National Consultant One of the proposals brought to the 16th Assembly meeting in 2022 highlighted the need for discussions around what has become known as SOGICE (sexual orientation and gender identity […]

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