Category: Circles

Fresh concerns for Gaza

“Our hearts ache for peace” Uniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis expresses fresh concerns for the unfolding situation in GazaUniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis has expressed deep concern for the unfolding situation in Gaza and reiterated calls for an immediate ceasefire and protection of innocent civilians.““We’re watching the unfolding situation in Gaza closely and […]

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Working for Refugee Justice

  Working together on justice for refugees  An update from the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce  By Assembly Policy and Advocacy Officer Raúl Sugunananthan The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce (ACRT) met in-person last Friday to plan its work for 2024. The gathering was a fruitful time with representatives from the Salvation Army, Anglican Church, Churches of […]

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Raising Our Tribal Voice for Justice

Historic Conference spotlights First Nations voicesAssembly Policy and Advocacy Officer Raúl Sugunananthan reports back from Raising our Tribal Voice for Justice: An Indigenous Theological RevolutionImage: University of Divinity FacebookBy Assembly Policy and Advocacy Officer Raúl SugunananthanThe historic conference, Raising our Tribal Voice for Justice: An Indigenous Theological Revolution, took place last week in Melbourne. Held […]

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Advent reflection #4 Love

Unapologetic love Assembly Policy and Advocacy Officer Raúl Sugunananthan offers our fourth Advent reflectionBy Raúl Sugunananthan, Assembly Policy and Advocacy Officer “Justice is what love looks like in public.” Dr Cornel West has famously shared this quote many times. In his 2011 lecture at Howard University, the philosopher, religious scholar and activist elaborates on this […]

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Retreat Yourself 2024

Retreat Yourself 2024An opportunity for young adult leaders across the churchRetreat Yourself is coming! A three-day gathering for people aged 18-30 from 2-4 February in Gerringong, on the South Coast of NSW, organised by Pulse, the Youth, Young Adults and Families ministry of the NSW/ACT Synod.Get ready to experience another amazing weekend of community, worship, […]

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UAICC national leadership

       UAICC National Leadership announcementThe Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) has elected Rev Mark Kickett as its National Chair. Rev Kickett has led Congress as the Interim Chair for the past three years and prior to this was serving with UAICC in South Australia. Rev Kickett said he was looking forward […]

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