Category: Resources

Lessons from COVID-19 for the Climate Emergency

A new resource out of the Synod of South Australia explores connections between two crises that have and continue to pose drastic change and threat to life on earth: the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.‘Lessons from COVID-19 for the Climate Emergency’ comes from the Synod’s Environmental Action Group and is sponsored by Uniting Church Fellowships […]

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Day of Mourning 2021

On the Sunday before Australia Day, Uniting Church congregations across the country hold worship services to reflect upon and lament the effect of the invasion and colonisation of this nation upon First Peoples.The observance of a Day of Mourning was endorsed by the 15th Assembly arising from a request of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander […]

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Build Back Better

#BuildBackBetter The Uniting Church in Australia has outlined a set of principles and key actions that will guide the way to a better future as Australia recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer said the COVID-19 pandemic had highlighted the stark inequality and disparity in our Australian society and exacerbated the disadvantage faced […]

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Reconciliation Week 2020

National Reconcilation WeekThe Assembly Resourcing Unit has produced a National Reconciliation Week resource for 2020.The resource includes reflections from UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer and Interim National Chairperson of UAICC Pr Mark Kickett, and endorses the Reconciliation Sunday material produced by Tarlee Leondaris, Covenanting Officer at the Synod of South Australia.2020 is a year of significant […]

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Basis of Union

Basis of UnionThree denominations came together in 1977 to form the Uniting Church in Australia. The Basis of Union is the document that set the platform for how these churches came together. It states the central affirmations of the Christian faith and is a guide to what is central in the life of the Uniting Church.It outlines […]

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Called to be a Church for all

Called to be a Church for all The Transforming Worship Circle has created a liturgy that acknowledges both the experiences of exclusion and embrace for people with disabilities. Titled, Called to be a Church for All, the liturgy is the result of the 15th Assembly’s commitment to justice and inclusion regarding people with disabilities. A task group led […]

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Day of Mourning

Day of MourningOn the Sunday before Australia Day, Uniting Church congregations across the country hold worship services to reflect upon and lament the effect of, the invasion and colonisation of this nation upon her First Peoples.The observance of a “Day of Mourning” was endorsed by the 15th Assembly at the request of members of the […]

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Our Vision for a Just Australia

Our Vision for a Just Australia This statement expresses our hope for Australia as a just, compassionate and inclusive nation. It is a collaboration of those engaged in working for justice across the Church.We invite you to use this statement to encourage deep thinking and to begin conversations within your community. More widely, we hope it will […]

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