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Faith

New life at Hamley Bridge

Hamley Bridge Uniting Church has cultivated new life after closing its doors in late 2013. Rev Phil Marshall shares news of the church's new style of church and community.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on Luke 3:4-6 and Christmas preparations.

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 may interest the Uniting Church SA community.

Culture

Crystal Brook’s community role models

Chaplaincy is a valued part of the community at Crystal Brook Primary School. Recently, a model railway and hobby show was organised to support chaplaincy services.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on preparing our hearts and homes during the Advent season.

Publications

Dollars & Sense - November 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 November 2016 edition of the newsletter is now available online.

News

Prayers for New Zealand

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia and Uniting Church SA Moderator call on Australians to pray for those who have been affected by the recent earthquake in New Zealand.

Faith

Celebrating 60 years at Adare

Adare Uniting Church has a long history of worship, ministry and service in the Victor Harbor community. On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October, the Adare congregation held celebratory events to mark the church’s 60th anniversary.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on God's timing and the gift of hindsight.

News

Action for asylum seekers

At the November Presbytery and Synod meeting, members adopted a statement relating to the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees. Moderator Rev Sue Ellis has written a letter to parliamentarians based on this statement.

Leadership

Leading with a servant’s heart

Peter Morton is someone who expresses his faith through a servant’s heart. His attitude toward leadership is moulded in the same way, or as he puts it, “was sewn into me from an early age”.

Faith

Reflection of the week

The reflection this week explores Luke 21:5, church buildings, and the Spirit of God.

Leadership

A new generation of church growth

Ten new churches in five years. That’s the bold of goal of the new Uniting Church SA initiative, Generate 2021. But, as Rev Dr Graham Humphris explains it, this goal is one that the Church needs to meet.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on eyesight, insight and Jesus healing the blind man in Mark 10:51-52.

Culture

Supporting Mapoon ministry

The 14th Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia agreed to support the establishment of a new church in the old Mapoon community. This project is an important act of reconciliation.