As Christians and members of the Uniting Church, worship is a fundamental activity that draws us together. When we gather in worship, we respond to God’s invitation to be loved and we encounter God’s own gracious self-revelation through word and sacrament. In communal worship all bring their gifts, varied and different. Being drawn into communion with God and others can be a transforming experience.
The Transforming Worship Circle invites people to engage with the ways the Assembly resources the wider Church and thinks creatively about our worship.
Circle members will be invited to learn about, share information on and explore worship resources for liturgy, including in different languages, as well as for music, preaching, dance, drama, inter-generational and intercultural worship. This might also include thinking on preparing spaces for worship and the multiplicity of factors which enable healthy, vital worship within the breadth of the Church.
Called to be a Church for All
A liturgy resource that acknowledges both the experiences of exclusion and embrace for people with disabilities. The liturgy is the result of the 15th Assembly's commitment to justice and exclusion regarding people with disabilities.
The Advocate for the Transforming Worship Circle is Rev. Alex Sangster.
Rev. Alex shares with us what makes worship transforming.
Staying Connected Offline
It’s been amazing to see the creative ways people have organised to share worship online – but not everyone can so easily access the technology and some of us just need a break from technology. Some of our Transforming Worship Circle members have shared ideas for doing worship offline and pastorally caring for others without
What is was like to Live-stream worship
Ministers across the Uniting Church found creative and innovative ways to continue sharing the Gospel beyond the walls of a Church building this Sunday. Like many other churches, Leichhardt Uniting Church in Sydney live-streamed worship for the first time. Ministers Revs. Radhika and Adrian Sukumar-White led a 10am and 6.30pm service from their own home
Christ is born amongst us
By Rev. Alex Sangster, Transforming Worship Advocate incarnation (n.)c. 1300, “embodiment of God in the person of Christ,” from Old French incarnacion “the Incarnation” (12c.), from Late Latin incarnationem (nominative incarnatio), “act of being made flesh” (used by Church writers especially in reference to God in Christ; source also of Spanish encarnacion, Italian incarnazione), noun of action from past participle stem of Late