Category: News

Staying updated

Staying updatedThe fast spread of coronavirus COVID-19 and the rapidly changing official responses makes for a challenging communications environment.Uniting Church Synods have set up web pages for people seeking information or resources in their area. Please refer to the following Synod pages in your local area for the latest information on the church response.NSW/ACT COVID-19 HUBNorthern […]

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ASC Update-March 2020

ASC Update-March 2020Members of Assembly Standing Committee gathered in Sydney from 13-15 March. President Dr Deidre Palmer and Rev Kath Merrifield of Kiama Uniting Church led opening worship, which included a coronavirus-aware sharing of the sacrament of Holy Communion. Dr Palmer preached on John 3:1-17.  Assembly Strategic PlanThe ASC approved a new three-year Assembly Strategic Plan […]

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Uniting In Adversity

Uniting In AdversityUniting Churches around the country will either close their doors or hold limited worship this Sunday, as we adapt to life in the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.Australian people, governments, companies and institutions have struggled through a tumultuous and occasionally chaotic few weeks, during which the virus has continued to spread locally, sparking panic […]

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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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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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