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News

Sunset Rock engages with SALA

Rev Marty Rosenberg reflects on Sunset Rock Uniting Church’s SALA (South Australian Living Artists) exhibition, which was held in August this year.

News

Uniting Church leaders seek sanctuary for refugees

Updated: 10/9/15. The Uniting Church in Australia is calling on the Australian Government to commit to a significant increase in Australia’s refugee intake as a response to the ongoing crisis in Syria.

News

Wesley Kent Town celebrates 150 years

Wesley Kent Town Uniting Church celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, and has marked the occasion with a number of celebratory events.

Faith

Recognising a life of service

Rev Rob Tann reflects on the life of Fay Boxall, a long-serving member of the Methodist and Uniting churches, particularly in the Kangaroo Island community (pictured: Kingscote Uniting Church).

Publications

New Times - September 2015

The September 2015 edition of New Times is now available to view online or pick up in churches. The theme for the edition is "Service".

Faith

The emigration of Emanuel

This is the story of Rev Dr Emanuel Audisho, tracing his journey from Iraq to Western Australia.

Culture

Five things to click this week(end)

This "Five things" post looks at an upcoming (Monday 24 Aug) Spicer Uniting Church event and links to articles about depression and the Christian church.

Faith

Forming salty souls for ministry

Paul’s counsel to Timothy to attune ourselves to the mind and heart of Christ is a wake-up call for ministry formation, writes Rev Sean Gilbert.

News

Engaging with Interfaith September

We need to double our efforts to build interfaith harmony, says Rev Michael Barnes. Interfaith September is an opportunity for Uniting Church members to begin conversations on how we relate to people of other faiths.

Publications

New Times - August 2015

The August 2015 edition of New Times is now available to view online or pick up in churches. The theme for the edition is "Diversity".

News

Assembly updates

Find out more about how to access news about the 14th Triennial Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia.

News

Stepping towards recognition

Reflections on NAIDOC Week, the recent Kirribilli House summit and a proposal being presented by the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress at the upcoming 14th Triennial Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia.

News

Travelling north

From Sunday 12 July Stuart McMillan will become president of the Uniting Church - only the third lay person to ever hold the position. Matt Pulford writes about Stuart's life, ministry and work. Photo courtesy of Louisa Sams.

Faith

Beyond reconciliation

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and accomplishments of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Pilgrim Uniting Church held an ecumenical service on Sunday 5 July to mark the start of NAIDOC Week for 2015. Trevor Hayley reflects on his experience of the service.

Faith

A Thin Place - borrowing and creating tradition

Have you heard about A Thin Place, the innovative worship service held at The Corner Uniting Church? Rosalie Upton talks about the service, and explores how and why people engage with it.