Author: Michael Zewdie

ASC Update – Nov 2020

ASC Update November 2020Picture: The Assembly’s Associate General Secretary Rob Floyd and General Secretary Colleen Geyer at the November 2020 online ASC meeting (photo credit: Dr Deidre Palmer) The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) met online from Friday evening 6 November to Sunday afternoon 8 November 2020. This followed an extra online meeting on Saturday 6 […]

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World Children’s Day 2020: Investing in our future means investing in our children

World Children’s Day 2020: Investing in our future means investing in our children The National Safe Church Unit is inviting people across the life of the Uniting Church in Australia to recognise World Children’s Day on 20 November by reflecting on their Church’s commitment to be a safe place for children and young people.  “The […]

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Praying for America

Praying for AmericaAt the time of this article, the US Presidential Election remains in the balance. The counting of votes is continuing amid threats of legal challenges. The people of the United States, particularly our friends in other churches remain in our prayers at this time. Here we share some of their prayers at this time […]

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NAIDOC 2020 Stories

STORIESINTRODUCTIONMark Kickett and Deidre PalmerSTORIES OF COUNTRYIn this video series called Yarta Wandatha Rev. Dr Aunty Denise Champion shares stories of the Adnyamathanha people and their connection to the land.Filmed on Adnyamathanha country in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia in 2016, Aunty Denise retells the stories she was told as a young girl. She […]

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NAIDOC WEEK 2020

The theme for NAIDOC Week 2020, Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations Peoples have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. This week we celebrate the spiritual and cultural connection of those who walked here first. We are reminded that this country was criss-crossed by generations of brilliant nations. Aboriginal […]

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