Category: Circles

Welcoming calls for a Human Rights Act

Welcoming the call for a Human Rights Act New report of parliamentary inquiry recommends national legislationThe Uniting Church Assembly was proud to be among more than 100 organisations welcoming the call for a national Human Rights Act following the recommendations of a new report tabled in Parliament. Labor MP Josh Burns, Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee […]

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Intergen Update – June

 Intergenerational Ministry – IntergenJUNE UPDATEThese resources are compiled by Chris Barnett, Executive General Manager of Intergen and originally published by Intergen.INTERGEN JUNE UPDATE Kids, Families & Church: Ministry Resourcing Day         August 13    9.30am-2.30pm   Melbourne (North Balwyn) Especially for staff and ministry teams (ordained and lay), this very special resourcing event will assist […]

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Allyship strong on anniversary of Uluru Statement

Allyship strong on Uluru Statement from the Heart National Assembly reaffirms commitment on 7th anniversary of the Uluru StatementThe Uniting Church in Australia Assembly has joined over 50 other organisations in reaffirming its commitment to the principles of the Uluru Statement from the Heart: Voice, Treaty and Truth. The Statement of Commitment was released by […]

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President at Church of Scotland General Assembly

President at Church of Scotland General Assembly Uniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis is in Edinburgh this week for the General Assembly and was invited to bring a greetingUniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis is in Edinburgh this week at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. The annual gathering brings together 500 church […]

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Now more than ever: National Reconciliation Week 2024

As we mark National Reconciliation Week, we also approach the 30th anniversary of the Covenant between the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress and the Uniting Church in Australia.In the video below, “What does the Covenant mean to me”, hear from Congress and Church leaders as they explore the significance of the Covenant and why […]

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Continuing Witness returning to 17th Assembly

Continuing Witness returning to 17th Assembly New videos on the documents are available from from Rev Mark Kickett, Rev Denise Liersch, and Rev Dr Seforosa CarrollBy Rev Sunny Chen, Assembly National Consultant At the 15th Assembly meeting in 2018, the resolution (18.31) called upon the Church to “listen anew for words of continuing witnesses from […]

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Welcome and Safety for All: SOGICE Resource

Welcome and Safety for All A new Assembly resource for preventing harm from sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts (SOGICE) By Rev Kath Behan, Assembly National Consultant One of the proposals brought to the 16th Assembly meeting in 2022 highlighted the need for discussions around what has become known as SOGICE (sexual orientation and gender identity […]

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Save the Date: 30th Anniversary of the Covenant

Save the Date: 30th Anniversary of the Covenant 10 July marks 30 years since the historic signing of a Covenant between the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian CongressThis July the Uniting Church will be marking two significant anniversaries in the life of the church and our relationship with First […]

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