Author: Rebecca Beisler

Gender Equal Recovery

A gender-equal recoveryUniting Church in Australia President Dr Deidre Palmer has urged the Federal Government ahead of its Budget announcement to take into account the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic that are placing women at a disadvantage.  “The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on the financial and social wellbeing of all Australians, […]

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Ready for Action

Ready for Action This month Uniting Church members are joining with Christians everywhere in prayer and action to encourage greater care for the earth as part of Season of Creation.UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer has written a prayer which Uniting Church members and congregations might like to share in their worship and devotional time during September. […]

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Creative Solidarity

Peace in the Holy LandThis Sunday 13 September begins the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel, an opportunity to unite with Christians worldwide in prayerful actions for a just peace in the Holy Land. Jointly promoted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and Middle East Council of Churches (MECC), this year’s theme […]

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Tim Matton-Johnson

Rev. Tim Matton-Johnson Rev. Tim Matton-Johnson Tasmanian is of Aboriginal heritage and proud of it. He lives on the ancestral country of the Moomairremener people. Now retired, Tim previously was in placement with UAICC Tasmania, along with several other UCA placements in the VIC/TAS Synod over the past 35 years. Tim reflects on what he’s […]

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Intergen meets Intercultural Part 2

Intergenerational meets Intercultural PART 2Kingdom Values vs Cultural Values By Robin Yang I’m writing to continue pondering on how discipleship looks in the intersectionality of the intercultural and intergenerational spaces. Every discipleship framework, and indeed almost everything related to faith and life, places values as the core. These values are the centre around which orbits […]

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Children and Families Resources

SEPTEMBER UPDATE These resources are compiled by Chris Barnett from the Intergenerational Ministry – Children & Families team at equipping Leadership for Mission (eLM) in the Synod of VIC/TAS. Thanks Chris for this valuable resource! Father’s Day Ideas Father’s Day ideas (CPN) Father’s Day resources (Strandz) Father’s Day ideas (Ministry to Children) Father’s Day ministry […]

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Lets TalanoaWritten by Rev Charissa Suli, Assembly National Consultant, ARU The Assembly is assisting a group of young UCA leaders to launch a virtual talanoa space to connect young people from our diverse UCA communities engaged in ministry in the life of our Church. Lets Talanoa: Virtual Chat and Share takes place on the second and fourth […]

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