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News

Progressing claim for retired ministers

Superannuation changes made by the Federal Government in January 2016 had a financial impact on many retired Uniting Church ministers. UCA General Secretary Colleen Geyer provides information on the progress that has been made to address this issue.

Family

Found faith

The first three Live Life Loud 2016 events were transformative for the 650 young people from 20 churches and five denominations who gathered at locations across SA. Read more - and get involved with the next three events on Friday 18 June, 2016!

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on the coming of winter and the words of Psalm 5:3.

Publications

Dollars & Sense - May 2016

Dollars & Sense is a quarterly newsletter produced by the Uniting Church SA Resources team and seeks to provide helpful articles to congregations and church office bearers. The May 2016 edition of the newsletter is now available online.

Faith

Paul and the People's Patrol

Pastor Paul Glazbrook reflects on a recent patrol in remote South Australia, which concluded with a service at Wudinna Uniting Church.

Faith

For the sake of the planet: a prayer

Congregations and individuals in the Uniting Church are encouraged to reflect and pray on World Environment Day (Sunday 5 June).

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on verses about creation from Genesis 1:1-3, Psalm 104:24 and Revelation 4:10-11.

News

Calls to halve homelessness by 2025

On any given night over 100,000 Australians are homeless. Each year more than 200,000 people seek help from homelessness services. And these numbers are growing.

Culture

Five things to click this week

Interesting articles, videos, photographs and other content are posted online every day. Here are five recent items that might be of interest to the Uniting Church SA community.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on the passage from John 15:1-12: “I am the True Vine, and Father is the gardener. He breaks off every branch in me that does not bear fruit; he prunes it to make it bear more fruit.”

Culture

New life for Tailem Bend

Congress Development Officer Mark Kickett talks to New Times about his hopes for this year's Pilgrimage of Healing (27 May to 3 June) and the new ecumenical faith community at Tailem Bend.

Faith

100 years for Clarrie Hore!

Rev Clarrie Hore celebrated his 100th birthday on Tuesday 10 May this year – making him the oldest living Uniting Church minister in South Australia! Graham Hore provides a brief history of Clarrie’s life and ministry.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on the changing seasons and rhythms of life, the need to listen and to rest.

Leadership

10 ways to find new preachers

In this popular article from the most recent print edition of New Times, Mike Wardrop talks about how to find exciting new preachers for your church community.

News

Your faith, your voice, your vote

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan and Rev Elenie Poulos, the National Director of UnitingJustice, encourage Uniting Church members to make sure their voices are heard in the lead up to the 2016 Federal Election.