Growing as disciples of Christ, equipped to participate in God’s mission, is central to our journey of faith. As described in our founding document, The Basis of Union, (Paragraph 11), the Uniting Church holds a high regard for faithful and scholarly interpreters of Scripture, who reflect deeply upon and act in obedience to God’s living Word. We are also thankful for the learning which comes through literary, historical and scientific understanding and continue to be open to learning from contemporary thought and societies.
The Growing in Faith Circle provides a space for people to be informed about and offer input into this important area, and to share your own faith journey with others.
MEET CIRCLE ADVOCATE REV LIAM MILLER
Circle Panel Members
The Panel Members for this Circle are Peter Walker, Rachel Kronberger, Hee Won Chang and John Humphries.
Luke and Easter
By Rev Dr Matthew Wilson All four gospels recount the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Each gospel tells the story from a different perspective, and each story is different. John’s gospel tells the story of Jesus quite differently from the other three synoptic (like-seeing) gospels. However when it comes to the Easter…
Revelation through scripture
Growing in Faith Advocate Rev. Ann Perrin continues a conversation about the nature of revelation, looking at it through the lens of Wesley’s quadrilateral. I now read and listen and reflect upon scripture looking for God, to see what learning, inspiration and prompting there might be for me. However, it was not always so. In…
Meet Lofa Anga'aelangi
Growing up in the Methodist church in Tonga has shaped my family, identity as a young woman and my interpretations of the bible. May is a season in the Methodist church calendar where the Sunday school would lead worship and act out a certain story in the bible. At the age of four to five,…
Your hopes for the Growing in Faith Circle
We are asking all Circle members what they think the Growing in Faith Circle can achieve this year.Some key questions: What are the important issues for our circle?What resources would be good for our church at this time?How do we enable missiological thinking and discipleship across the church? Here are some of the things people…
God for Us
Reflections on the Doctrine of the Trinity and Voluntary Assisted Dying By Dr Margaret Campbell, Panel Member Growing in Faith Making conversation during a regular appointment a few years ago, my doctor asked me about my doctoral thesis which was in its early stages. I explained that I was studying an American theologian called Catherine…
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