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The Greatest Gift of All 

By Rev. Loni Vaitohi, Working for Justice Advocate Christmas reminds me of how God exercised judgement on Godself for and on behalf of the whole of creation. The birth of the baby Jesus highlights the fallen nature of creation and the redemptive and decisive act of God to restore, renew and reconcile all of creation. […]

Called to cross borders

By Rev. Charissa Suli, Assembly National Consultant I recently had the joy of attending and participating at Surrender Adelaide 2019. By accident, I stumbled across the Surrender movement visiting some friends at Surrender Melbourne last year. I was instantly intrigued. Surrender is a grassroots movement hosted by a number of missional communities and small organisations […]

Welcoming Refugees in Warnambool

By Rev. Malcolm Frazer, Warrnambool Uniting Church Fadak Alfayadh is telling a good news refugee story across regional Australia. Her aim is to counter the negative tones of many politicians and media in recent years and to encourage a more welcoming Australia to refugees. Speaking at Warrnambool Uniting Church at an event for the Warrnambool […]

Why Australia must join the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

by Doug Hewitt, Christians for Peace, Newcastle “Australia has long been an advocate of nuclear disarmament and has been an active party to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. But, unlike New Zealand, it has not signed on to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. In fact, its attitude has been very negative so far. […]

Vision Statement – Resources

You may like to use the following posters and flyers promoting the Uniting Church Vision for a Just Australia to help encourage further conversation and interest. A4 Flyer – Vision Statement + Seven Foundations Download PDF A2 Poster – Vision Statement with Foundations Below (Can also be printed A3) Download PDF A3 Poster 2 Pages […]

Called to love all Creation

For the month of September, Christians around the world unite in prayer and action as part of the Season of Creation.   It is a time to reflect on our connection with the Earth and to act on Christ’s call to love and care for our neighbour and all of God’s creation.    Churches often […]

The Coming of the Light

Working for Justice Advocate Rev. Loni Vaitohi shares a Christmas message.  The season of Christmas and the coming of the light according to Isaiah’s prophecy (Isaiah 9:2-6) can be enlightening and liberating – but also demanding. It is enlightening because we see and know what we have not seen in the dark. The joy of […]