Author: Michael Zewdie

Uniting for biodiversity

Uniting for BiodiversityBy Rob FloydAt the end of this month, September 2020, the President of the UN General Assembly will convene a summit on biodiversity in New York.Conducted at the level of Heads of State and Government, the Summit’s theme is “urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.” https://www.un.org/pga/74/united-nations-summit-on-biodiversity/This year’s megafires in Australia and the […]

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Outgoing Moderators

Outgoing ModeratorsTwo good and faithful servants of the Uniting Church have concluded their Synod leadership roles. Synod of Qld Moderator Rev. David Baker and Synod of WA Moderator Rev Steve Francis both signed off in style this week after serving extended terms in their role. Rev. Baker’s conclusion service took place in Brisbane on Wednesday […]

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Keep Praying for Lebanon

PRAYER FOR LEBANONWritten by Rev. Dr Krikor YoumshajekianMinister, St. Andrew’s Uniting Church Longueville, NSWTreasurer UCA Middle East National Conference  On Tuesday August 4, 2020 at 6:10 pm a powerful explosion in the port area of Beirut shook the beautiful city. This unprecedented explosion left behind hundreds of dead, thousands injured and over 300,000 people homeless […]

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A Safe Church for All People – Putting Children First

A Safe Church for All People – Putting Children First The Uniting Church’s National Safe Church Unit has released a new poster to coincide with National Child Protection Week 2020.The poster designed by Melbourne-based illustrators Cat and Annie MacInnes depicts the ten National Principles for Child Safe Organisations applied in a Uniting Church context.Those ten […]

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A New Season of Caring

A New Season of Caring   Uniting Church members will join Christians around Australia and across the world in acts of worship and advocacy to promote care for all creation throughout the month of September. Assembly President Dr Deidre Palmer is encouraging UCA members to take part in the month-long ecumenical celebration, Season of Creation, […]

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Uniting in prayer and hope

Uniting together in prayer and hopeLeaders of the National Conferences of the Uniting Church met virtually this week, exchanging stories of faith and ministry in what has been a challenging time for many of their communities.Middle East National Conference Chairperson Rev. Gaby Kobrossi spoke about devastating impact of the explosions in Beirut and his community’s […]

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