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Moving to a truly intercultural Church

Moving to a truly intercultural ChurchThe 16th Assembly has passed a proposal that seeks to deepen the Uniting Church’s commitment to living faith and life interculturally through a range of measures including a new annual Sunday of celebration, ‘Intercultural Neighbouring Sunday’. It also requests some review of the Regulations, UCA policies and other key documents […]

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A word from the National Directors

A word from the National DirectorsDay 3 of the 16th Assembly heard about the national work of the church from senior leaders of the Assembly and its agencies – UnitingCare Australia National Director Claerwen Little, UnitingWorld National Director Dr Sureka Goringe, Frontier Services National Director Jannine Jackson, National Director for Strategic Finance and Administration Leo […]

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United for older people

United for older peopleThe 16th Assembly has passed a proposal that both celebrate older people and prioritise advocacy to ensure the dignity and care of older Australians. Under the proposal, Assembly members endorsed UnitingCare Australia to prioritise advocacy that urges the Australian Government to fully implement the recommendations of the Aged Care Royal Commission and […]

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A commitment to climate justice and care of creation

A commitment to climate justice and care of creationThe 16th Assembly have passed a proposal from the Assembly Standing Committee that commits the Uniting Church to take seriously the voices and wisdom of First Peoples on climate justice and care of creation. Proud Palawa woman and Assembly Standing Committee member Alison Overeem from the Southeastern […]

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Continuing Witness

Listening anew for words of continuing witness Members of the 16th Assembly have adopted a proposal for the Church to “listen anew for words of continuing witnesses from recent and contemporary contexts” to challenge, renew and strengthen the faith of the Uniting Church.Rachel Kronberger, the Chair of the Continuing Witness Task Group, introduced the Continuing […]

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