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Culture

Rain and remembrance: Anzac Day at Manna Hill

Pastor Paul Glazbrook, a Frontier Services Patrol Minister supporting remote area ministry and communities in SA, regularly shares updates about his life, travels and ministry. In this article, he reflects on Anzac Day and the service he led at Manna Hill.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35) and how Christ reveals himself in the midst of life's disappointments.

Leadership

Music for the fearless

Writing music has been a part of Lochie Hogarth’s life for pretty much as long as he can remember. Now he’s beginning to see the fruits of his labour with the release of the Christian single, “Home”.

Faith

Marking a milestone

Port Augusta Uniting Church celebrated 150 years of worship and witness in late March. Their anniversary celebrations, which included a Saturday night dinner and a Sunday morning service, drew a large and enthusiastic crowd.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on sacrifice, looking back at Easter and ahead to Anzac Day.

Faith

Easter: new life, new season

In the 2017 Moderator's Easter message, Rev Sue Ellis reflects on new life, new seasons and hope that is found at Easter. A transcript of the message has been published here, along with a link to the video message.

News

New RAH chapel causes consternation

The announcement that a chapel will be a feature of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital disappointed many chaplains who had spent months carefully considering the shape of the hospital's new Spiritual Care Centre.

Faith

We need Easter faith

We need Easter - the experience of Good Friday and Easter Sunday faith. Rev Jennifer Hughes shares her reflections on the importance of Easter faith and the good news of the Easter story.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on familiar routines, transformation and Easter.

News

A Prayer for the Coptic Church in Egypt

On Palm Sunday, bomb blasts killed at least 44 people across two Coptic churches in northern Egypt. As we grieve this tragic loss of life, we hold our Coptic brothers and sisters in prayer. Rev Dr Zi Jhang has shared a prayer through UnitingWorld in the wake of the attacks.

News

Support in the aftermath of TC Debbie

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan has asked church members to lend their support to Uniting Church appeals for communities suffering in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Culture

Continued care for refugees

The Uniting Church SA has a history of offering support to refugees and asylum seekers in our local community. Many have also participated in peaceful protests against the offshore detention of people seeking asylum.

News

Don't change 18C, says UCA President

The Uniting Church in Australia Assembly has released a statement from President Stuart McMillan as a response to recent government discussions of Section 18C in the Federal Racial Discrimination Act.