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Faith

Reflection of the Week

This week's reflection encourages us to pause in the deep stillness of God.

News

News & notices - 27 June 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

Faith

Reflection of the Week

This week's reflection encourages us to be still at this busy time of year and focus on what's important.

Faith

A tour like no other

The Living Water tour departs Adelaide on Tuesday 11 September and concludes on Friday 14 September. Deposits are now being taken for this tour. Read how to secure your seat.

Faith

Reflection of the Week

This week's reflection focuses on Australia and how fortunate we are to live as a multi cultural nation.

Publications

News & notices - 20 June 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

Leadership

Growing and revitalising the Church with Ric Thorpe

Ric Thorpe from the Church of England will lead a church planting and revitalisation training day on 27 July at Hope Valley Uniting Church. Uniting Church members are encouraged to attend.

News

News & notices - 13 June 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

Leadership

Keep your hearts burning for sovereignty and treaty

In his final national message, the 14th President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan is urging Church members to address the “unfinished business” of sovereignty and treaty for First Peoples.

News

The next stage of the journey

New Times Editor & Communications Officer Catherine Hoffman shares a final editorial and announces that she will be leaving the Uniting Church SA office on Friday 15 June.

News

New circles create space for connection

The Assembly is introducing new ways to get involved in the national work of the Uniting Church. From July, the Assembly will launch seven “Circles of Interest”, representing seven key areas of mission and ministry.

News

Standing Committee Meeting - June 2018 update

Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent June 2018 meeting.

News

Uniting Church opts in to National Redress Scheme

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia announced on Monday 4 June that the Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

News

News & notices - 6 June 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on the service of volunteers and the need to set aside time to care for others.

Culture

Man, what a meal!

Cooking is something of an art form – one that many people struggle to master. An initiative at Dernancourt Uniting Church aims to help men over the age of 50 who lack confidence in the kitchen.

News

News & notices - 30 May 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

News

Don't keep history a mystery

The Presidents of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress have urged congregations to find out more about the history of Indigenous people in their area during Reconciliation Week.

Faith

Reflection of the week

On Tuesday 29 May, the Uniting Church in Australia started 40 days of prayer to lead up to the 15th Assembly meeting. This week’s reflection features the first and second of these prayers (29 & 30 May).