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ASC Update – Nov 2020

ASC Update November 2020Picture: The Assembly’s Associate General Secretary Rob Floyd and General Secretary Colleen Geyer at the November 2020 online ASC meeting (photo credit: Dr Deidre Palmer) The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) met online from Friday evening 6 November to Sunday afternoon 8 November 2020. This followed an extra online meeting on Saturday 6 […]

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World Children’s Day 2020: Investing in our future means investing in our children

World Children’s Day 2020: Investing in our future means investing in our children The National Safe Church Unit is inviting people across the life of the Uniting Church in Australia to recognise World Children’s Day on 20 November by reflecting on their Church’s commitment to be a safe place for children and young people.  “The […]

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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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Praying for America

Praying for AmericaAt the time of this article, the US Presidential Election remains in the balance. The counting of votes is continuing amid threats of legal challenges. The people of the United States, particularly our friends in other churches remain in our prayers at this time. Here we share some of their prayers at this time […]

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Tracking our Carbon Footprint

Tracking our Carbon FootprintWritten by Rob Floyd, Assembly Associate General Secretary As part of its new Climate Action Plan, the Assembly has begun to measure its carbon footprint. Our goal is to become carbon neutral by 2040 by reducing emissions 5% each year. This year the COVID-19 pandemic has shown what is possible. The financial […]

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