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News

To 40 and beyond

Stuart McMillan, the President of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, reflects on the 40th anniversary of the church, the "All of this is us" tagline, and related events taking place in the coming months.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on God's promise to answer when we call (Isaiah 58.9).

News

Slow progress in Closing the Gap

Uniting Church SA Moderator Rev Sue Ellis reflects on the information provided by the ninth Closing the Gap report, which was presented by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday 14 February.

News

News about KCO 2017

It's been a couple of years full of change for KCO, but everyone is gearing up for this year's amazing event! Find out more about KCO 2017 and recent changes in this update.

Culture

The importance of church planting

Since the launch of Generate 2021, the new church planting initiative of the Uniting Church SA, Rev Dr Graham Humphris has had many questions to answer – most commonly, why plant new churches when existing ones are declining?

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on conflict and the need to 'turn the other cheek'.

Publications

New Times - February/March 2017

The February/March 2017 print edition of New Times is now online. It includes articles about the Uniting Church's 40th anniversary, Yurora 2017, Uniting Church chaplains, a Uniting Church SA family serving in Cambodia, and Lent Event.

Leadership

What we can learn from Nancy Beach

Bindy Taylor speaks to Nancy Beach about the importance of empowering women in leadership within the church. A US author and artist, Nancy will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2017 Uniting Leaders conference.

Faith

A true call

Rev Tony Goodluck has come full circle. Approximately three months ago, he accepted an appointment as Dean of Uniting Church students at Nungalinya College – the same place Tony’s father, Jack, helped establish...

News

A crisis point for refugees

In an open statement from the Refugee Council of Australia, the Uniting Church in Australia has joined other organisations in calling for asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru to be brought to Australia immediately.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection relates to Philippians 4:4-7: "Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near..."

Culture

Five things to click this week

New and interesting articles, videos, photographs and other content are posted online every day. These five recent items cover a range of topics that may interest the Uniting Church SA community.

News

Our vision for Brooklyn Park

Uniting Church SA CEO/General Secretary Rev Nigel Rogers expands on last week's news that Emmaus Christian College will be establishing a campus in Brooklyn Park.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Hebrews 12:1b and turning over a new leaf.

Culture

Celebrating survival on 26 January

A message from the Uniting Church in Australia President, Stuart McMillan, on Survival (Australia) Day calls for all Australians to show respect and honour for First Peoples on 26 January 2017.