Category: News

Fijian Bible Study – Year B now available

A Fijian Bible Study A new book of weekly Bible Studies in Fijian based on the Revised Common Lectionary by Rev Dr Iliesa Jovili MeoIn May 2023, the Fiji Parish at Canterbury Uniting Church in Sydney launched a new publication for Fijian Bible study. Now, minister, theologian and author Rev Dr Iliesa Jovili Meo has […]

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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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ASC Update March 2024

  ASC Update March 2024  The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) met from 15-17 March in Sydney. Although the ASC will meet once more online ahead of the triennial Assembly, this was the final ordinary and in-person meeting of the current triennium. The next ASC will be elected at the 17th Assembly in July. The Assembly gives […]

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Trans Day of Visibility

Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility #tdov #beseen On 31 March we celebrate Trans Day of Visibility, a day of pride in trans people, their achievements and experiences. It is also a day to recognise the ongoing vulnerability and struggle for inclusion that many trans people face, including in church spaces. The Uniting Church fundamentally celebrates […]

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