Category: Circles

Day of Mourning 2021

On the Sunday before Australia Day, Uniting Church congregations across the country hold worship services to reflect upon and lament the effect of the invasion and colonisation of this nation upon First Peoples.The observance of a Day of Mourning was endorsed by the 15th Assembly arising from a request of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander […]

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Children and Families December

Children and Families MinistryDECEMBER UPDATEThese 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!Welcome to the DECEMBER Children & Families Update! Especially for those who follow the liturgical calendar, “Happy New Year”! […]

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Outdoor Worship in Advent

Outdoor Worship this Advent Season”We are experiencing a liminal space in many churches at the moment. While some congregations have recommenced worship, many other congregations are taking their time to make the decisions about how to safely go back to worship. Some will be waiting until after Christmas.The delightful dilemma that may be stalling us […]

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Filipino National Conference 2020

Written by Rev. Sophia Lizares, Minister Kalamunda Uniting Church and St Martin’s Foothills Uniting Church Troubled by cyclones and mounting authoritarianism in their home country, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic both there as well as in Australia, Filipinos are charting a distinctive path as members of the Uniting Church. Using the Filipino practice of “Damayan: […]

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