Category: Circles

First Peoples incarceration a national crisis

Time to end deaths in custodyOn the 30-year anniversary of the report of Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) and Uniting Church in Australia have called on all levels of government to commit to systemic and lasting change to reduce the nation’s alarmingly high incarceration rates […]

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Book Review of ‘Anaditj’ by Aunty Rev Dr Denise Champion

Book Review of ‘Anaditj’ by Aunty Rev Dr Denise ChampionFrom Stuart McMillan, Arraru man, National Consultant CovenantingAnaditj, Aunty Rev Dr Denise Champion, © 2021Follow the road your ancestors tookAunty Denise Champion is a proud Adnyamathanha woman from the Finders Ranges in South Australia, and the Theologian in Residence at Uniting College in Adelaide. In her […]

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An Easter Meditation

‘This heavy head of Christ’: an Easter meditationWritten by Rev Alex Sangster, Transforming Worship Circle AdvocateThis heavy head of christ,Weight of world has brought you downAnd we are sorrythat we fell asleepin all those boatsand while you prayedand while you wept.And we are sorrythat we saidwe did not know youOver and over againGood Friday is […]

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Palm Sunday Call for Courage and Compassion

Palm Sunday Call for Courage and Compassion Palm Sunday Marches across Australia brought together thousands of people from all walks of life, united together in calling for a more just and compassionate response to refugees in this country.Uniting Church members joined the marches in city streets across Australia along with other faith-based and community groups.UCA […]

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Voice your Support for a First Nations Voice

Voice your Support for a First Nations VoiceThe Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) has called on the Government to ensure a Voice for First Nations Peoples is enshrined in Australia’s constitution. In response to the Federal Government’s co-design process to decide what a ‘Voice to Parliament’ will look like, UAICC leaders have rejected […]

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Children and Families Resources – April

Children and Families MinistryAPRIL 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!CHILDREN & FAMILIES MINISTRY – APRILMessy Discipleship Zoom Book Launch         April 22               1.30pm AESTNot just for those involved […]

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Walking Together: An Easter Reflection

Walking Together: An Easter Reflectionwritten by Rev S. Juliette Maua’i As our Easter journey draws near, and another year passes where Sovereignty and Treaty are not yet realised, I am again drawn to reflect on our Uniting Church malaga (hereafter – journey). What does it mean to really walk together as Second Peoples, committed and willing […]

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