Author: Rebecca Beisler

Inspired Preaching

Inspired PreachingClose to 300 people from around the country delved into what will make them more inspired and creative preachers as part of the inaugural PreachFest held from 1-3 June. Uniting Mission and Education in the Synod of NSW/ACT hosted the national event designed to encourage, resource and connect people who regularly preach in any […]

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Dwelling in Prayer

SIX WEEKS OF DWELLING IN PRAYER Uniting Church members are invited to join together in a time of prayer in the six weeks leading up to the opening of the 16th Assembly on 17-18 July 2021. Each week a prayer will be offered, often in languages other than English (see videos below). President-elect Rev Sharon Hollis […]

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Beyond Violence

BEYOND VIOLENCEDomestic and Family Violence (DFV) is one of the greatest challenges we face in Australia, with one woman a week killed by a former husband or partner.This Assembly resource is a starting point to help members of our congregations and our communities begin a time of talanoa (conversation) with their people to raise awareness, […]

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Disturbing Reports from Artsakh – Nagorno-KarabakhPhoto Credit: Aravot.am. Read more at: https://www.aravot-en.am/2020/10/16/267623/© 1998 – 2021 Aravot – Armenian News/The Uniting Church in Australia is greatly disturbed to hear reports of further destruction of cultural and religious sites and artefacts in Artsakh (also known as Nagorno Karabakh). Since the November ceasefire between the Republics of Armenia and […]

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Budget 2021-22 UCA response

A welcome investment in vital servicesThe Uniting Church in Australia welcomes the Federal Government 2021-22 Budget with its historic investment in social services as part of a range of measures focused on rebuilding the economy.“We welcome this recovery-focused Budget particularly the record investment in vital services that will make a difference for many Australians” said […]

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Budget Watch

One week before the Federal Budget, UnitingCare Australia is gearing up to rapidly assess budget announcements and provide advice to its members and the wider Uniting Church. “Our Christian mandate is to consider the impact of the budget on the most disadvantaged and vulnerable Australians,” said National Director Claerwen Little. “This year we will be […]

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