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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.

Publications

New Times - July 2015

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

News

Gearing up for Assembly 2015

Deciphering the 60+ Assembly proposals and reports before the meeting is a challenge even for the Assembly’s members. Check out some of the highlights here and get the jump on the meeting.

Leadership

Who is the PRMP team?

The new Pastoral Relations team has made great strides under its new name, Pastoral Relations and Mission Planning, since its launch in March. If you haven’t heard about this new team, then this article is for you.

News

UnitingWomen 2016 launched

Moderator Dr Deidre Palmer has officially launched the 2016 UnitingWomen conference, announcing opening speaker Khadija Gbla.

News

A call for action on climate change

Rev Prof Andrew Dutney and Rev Elenie Poulos have welcomed Pope Francis’s encyclical letter on the environment, Laudato Si.

Leadership

Building on our history

Uniting College for Leadership & Theology is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Uniting Church SA Historical Society.

Culture

Warmth for the winter

Hang it up for Poverty raises awareness about homelessness in South Australia and provides practical ways for people to help.

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.