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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. […]

Indonesian Christmas Celebration held at Glen Waverley Uniting Church attended by more than 150 people of different cultural and faith backgrounds

What would a multi-cross-cultural Christmas look like?

By Rev. Dr Matagi Vilitama, Being a Multicultural Church Advocate It’s mind boggling to imagine more than 2.4 billion people celebrating Christmas around the globe. Here in Australia, our First Peoples make up 3.3% of the population, there are more than 42% people of British and Irish ancestry, approximately 2.3% Kiwis, 5% of Chinese ancestry, 1.5% Indian, […]

Rev. Charissa Suli with her son Azariah at 5 months

Our Invitation from Mary

By Rev Charissa Suli, Assembly National Consultant News of any pregnancy is an unsettling, life-changing event. Believe me I know. I’m a mother of four children. I have three daughters aged 21, 19, and 13 and a son aged two years old. So, I know from experience just how much the arrival of a new […]

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 […]