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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection asks readers to take a moment to truly consider the reason Christ was born.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses Advent and what Christians mean when they talk about "hope".

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Why Defence chaplains carry Bibles, not guns

Whether on the front line with Australian troops or working with military personnel and their families, Defence Force chaplains like Uniting Church minister Rev Charles Vesely are a potent reminder that the end state of conflict is always peace.

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Prayers for the Presbytery & Synod meeting

All Uniting Church members are encouraged to pray for those attending the upcoming Presbytery and Synod meeting, which will be held at Adelaide West Uniting Church from 23-25 November.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on waiting and the wisdom of God's timing.

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A ‘divine miracle’

At 10 years old, Paul Aleu Dau walked 2,400 kilometres from Sudan to Ethiopia to escape civil war. He came to Australia as a refugee. This month, he was ordained as Uniting Church minister. Read more about Paul's amazing story and recent ordination.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on being awake and alert to the needs of those around us.

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The setting sun

Pastor Paul Glazbrook reflects on his past four years of service as Patrol Minister for the Parkin-Sturt Patrol in South Australia. He is due to conclude his time in this role at the end of 2017.

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Reflection of the week

In the lead up to Remembrance Day (11 November), this week's reflection focuses on the importance of silence to reflect and recharge.

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Reformation and the Uniting Church

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Uniting Church in Australia and the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Dr Janice McRandal explores both the Uniting Church and the Reformation to commemorate these significant anniversaries.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Matthew 23:1-7, and what qualities we look for in church leaders.

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Reflection of the week

In Australia, Universal Children’s Day is celebrated annually on the fourth Wednesday of October. This week’s reflection focuses on children and child-like faith.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Matthew 22:15-22, responsible stewardship and service to God.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on honesty, integrity and Proverbs 4:23-27.

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Reflection of the week

In this week's reflection, Linda Sutton focuses on God's provision for the Israelites as they travelled towards the Promised Land.

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Emerging generations embodying Jesus’ Way

SURRENDER Adelaide is a conference aimed at raising up emerging Christian leaders to live out the radical call of Jesus. Danica Patselis and Ian Dempster talk about the Uniting Church's role at the conference and this year's theme - "Embodying the Way".

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Micah 6:8 - "He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God."

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Time for a break?

Spiritual retreats offer the gift of silence allowing for intentional time with God. Find out more about when they are offered and what might be the best time to attend.

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100 years of faith & friendship

Earlier this month, Port Elliot Uniting Church’s Adult Fellowship reached a huge milestone, celebrating 100 years of faith, friendship and fellowship at two special centenary events.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16) and the gift of God's grace.