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Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection looks at Luke 19:10 - “the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”

Leadership

Pilgrims and Presbytery meetings

Uniting Church SA General Secretary Rev Nigel Rogers discusses the upcoming Presbytery and Synod meeting (3-5 November), and what it means to be pilgrim people in a changing church.

Faith

Giving voice to hope

Dr Deidre Palmer will soon conclude in her role as Moderator of the Uniting Church SA. In this article, Deidre shares some of her experiences as Moderator and her thoughts on the future of the Church.

News

An increase in child poverty

Research recently released by leading welfare bodies shows that more children are living below the poverty line in Australia today than there have been in the past decade.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focusses on the story of the Little Children and Jesus from Mark's Gospel in preparation for Children's Week (22-30 October).

Family

Stronger than the storm

As the weekend of the South Australian Youth Camp Out drew nearer the wild weather seemed forbidding - but it wasn't enough to stop the camp from going ahead! SAYCO 2016 was a time of worship, fun and life-changing experiences.

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.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection looks at patience, perseverance, prayer and Luke 18:7.

Publications

New Times - October/November 2016

The October/November print edition of New Times is now online, and will soon be available to pick up in churches. It includes articles about nuclear waste, a new church planting initiative, KCO 2016, and much more. There are lots of letters and diary entries in this edition, too!

News

Breaking down walls around mental health

New Times Intern Tom Mitchard shares insights from the recent event and training day held to launch the Uniting Church SA's new mental health resource, "Caring for community".

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's brief reflection relates to daylight savings and how to make the most of every day, in every season.

Faith

United across generations

The fourth annual All Generation Concert will be held on Saturday 15 October. Nova Tattersall identifies the unique opportunities provided by this event and how it first came into being.

Culture

What if the church embraced the arts?

Scott Guyatt turns his attention to the full spectrum of the arts and considers the potential benefits if every church embraced painting, drawing, poetry, sculpture, photography, dance and other forms of artistic expression.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection is centred on Luke 17:10, and looks at rewards, motivation and gratitude.

Faith

One God, many friends

Lighthouse (Uniting) Church in Port Pirie is on its way to developing strong ecumenical ties with the local Catholic diocese, spending time in community together through an annual dinner.