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News

Hope and health during Refugee Week

Refugee Week is an opportunity to recognise the great contributions that so many refugees have made to the vibrant and diverse Australian community.

Faith

Tradition: Adelaide Congress

Rev Dean Whittaker discusses the role of tradition in the life of Adelaide Congress in Salisbury North. (A shorter, edited version appeared in the June edition of New Times.)

Publications

New Times - June 2015

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

Faith

The "r and r" of ecotheology

My thinking about ecotheology has brought me to a deep sense of “r and r” – not rest and recreation, but reverence and respect. It wasn’t always that way for me.

News

Wider recognition

In 2015, the Effective Living Centre has invited Tanya Hosch, the Joint Campaign Director for the Recognise campaign, to give the Wilks Oration on Friday 12 June.

Culture

Living on little in Mae La

Life for Than and the many others like him is tough. Confined to the refugee camp without an official way to earn a living, he relies on food rations to survive.

Family

One night, six locations

Live Life Loud, the ecumenical youth worship evening run annually in SA, continues to grow each year. On Friday 12 June young people will gather across six venues.

Family

Parenting for peace

Raising children can be tricky at the best of times. The challenge is to recognise that conflict is inevitable in any relationship and to teach our children to be peacemakers. Here are some ways to parent for peace.

Publications

Dollars & Sense - June 2015

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 June 2015 edition of the newsletter is now available online.

News

Teaching people to lead

The Uniting Church SA's Pilgrimage of Healing will be held during Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) again this year.

Culture

Finding truth through multiplicity

The stories that we hear about places and people are frequently told from only one perspective – the perspective of those in positions of power.

Culture

Life imitates art in Clouds of Sils Maria

The last several years have seen an influx of films about the intricacies of show business. Clouds of Sils Maria is the most recent addition to this genre and provides an intimate study of character and relationship.

Faith

Convention inspires

The National Youth Ministry Convention will provide a time of learning and growth for youth leaders in October this year.

Publications

New Times - May 2015

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

News

Support for Nepal

UnitingWorld and church leaders respond to the devastation in Nepal after Saturday's earthquake, calling for prayer and monetary support.

News

Church leaders united in demand for mercy

The leaders of the Uniting Church in Australia have joined together in Brisbane for a time of prayer and lament over the imminent executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

Publications

What's Up - April 2015

What's Up is a free monthly newsletter produced by the Uniting Young People team, and focusses on news and resources relating to children’s and family ministry. Check out the April newsletter now!

Culture

Five things to click this week

New and 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.