Category: Circles

Churches called to act for refugees in response to Migration Bill

Churches called to act for refugees in response to Migration Bill How you can participate in the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce’s response to impending legislation  In the last sitting days of Federal Parliament in March, the Labor Government attempted to push through changes to Australia’s migration laws. Advocates for the rights of refugees and asylum […]

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More than 100 religious leaders call for permanent ceasefire

More than 100 religious leaders call for permanent ceasefire in Gaza Signatories include UCA President Rev Sharon Hollis, UCA Moderators and several other senior UCA leaders  Uniting Church President Rev Sharon Hollis, three Uniting Church Moderators and several other senior Uniting Church leaders are among 106 signatories to an Open Letter calling for a permanent […]

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Breaking Bread, Forging Friendships

Breaking bread, forging friendships Rebecca Beisler shares the experience of attending an Iftar meal at the home of a Muslim family on Easter SundayBy Rebecca Beisler On Easter Day I attended an Iftar meal at the home of a Muslim family, a significant gesture of hospitality and friendship which enriched my experience and understanding of […]

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Intergen Update – Easter

 Intergenerational Ministry – IntergenEASTER UPDATEThese resources are compiled by Chris Barnett, Executive General Manager of Intergen and originally published by Intergen.INTERGEN EASTER/APRIL UPDATE Intergen Weekly ResourcesPalm Sunday-Good Friday- Easter Sunday resource NEW in 2024!March 17 A Great CrescendoMarch 24 Palm SundayMarch 29 Good FridayMarch 31 Easter Sunday2. Good Friday & Easter Sunday Service IdeasEaster Explore (UCA SA)What’s […]

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UCA-Jewish Dialogue February 2024

Uniting Church-Jewish Dialogue A meeting of endings and beginningsThe 53rd meeting of the interfaith dialogue between the Uniting Church in Australia and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry was held on 27 February with 11 representatives joining online from NSW and Victoria.”For the first time in its 30-year history the dialogue met without the presence […]

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Yalanya – That’s the way it is

Yalanya – That’s the way it isA new book sharing the life story of prominent Aboriginal leader Pastor Don BradyA new book shares the life story of prominent Aboriginal leader Pastor Don Brady, a passionate activist and inspirational Methodist pastor whose legacy lives on in the struggle for First Nations justice today.“The driving force behind […]

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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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