Category: News

Our Vision Revisited

Our Vision RevisitedAround 30 people who are engaged in justice work across the Uniting Church met via videoconference this week to bring together the work we do and focus on our national priorities.Participants included people engaged in justice work from every Synod, our church agencies across the UnitingCare network, Frontier Services and UnitingWorld, Uniting Aboriginal […]

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A Pastoral Response to the Pandemic

A Pastoral Response to the PandemicDear sisters and brothers in Christ,As the global pandemic of coronavirus COVID-19 continues to unfold, now, more than ever, as followers of Jesus, we are called to embody God’s love and compassion in our world.I know from the stories you are sharing, that many of you are creatively responding to […]

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Vale Rev. Bernie Clarke AM

Vale Rev. Bernie Clarke AMThe former Assembly Associate Secretary for Aboriginal Work and Mission and early supporter of the Uniting Aboriginal and islander Christian Congress Rev. Bernie Clarke passed away in Adelaide on 23 February 2020. Tributes have flowed for an inspiring and prophetic advocate for social justice, particularly in his solidarity with Australia’s First […]

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A World Free Of Nuclear Weapons As followers of Jesus, we are called to be bearers of God’s peace. We are called to be an alternative voice to narratives of violence, destruction and hatred, It was in the light of this vocation for peace, that the Uniting Church hosted an interfaith roundtable on the International Campaign […]

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Welcome to Lent

Welcome To LentLent is underway – from the global to the local there are a wide range of Lenten reflections and resources available to UCA members.This year UnitingWorld’s annual LentEvent campaign is challenging UCA members to be inspired by what God is doing in our region.Resources and Bible studies share inspiring stories of peacemaking between Christians and Muslims […]

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Day of Mourning 2020

Each year on the Sunday before Australia Day, the Uniting Church invites people to mark a Day of Mourning acknowledging and reflecting upon the effect of the invasion and colonisation of Australia’s First Peoples. Established by the 15th Assembly in 2018, Sunday 19th January 2020 will be the second year for the Uniting Church’s Day of Mourning. […]

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Anniversary of the National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

October 22 marks the first anniversary of the historic National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse. A year on from the landmark apology to survivors and their families, the Uniting Church in Australia acknowledges and laments the role of the Uniting Church in causing harm to children and renews its commitment to be […]

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