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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Isaiah 43:18-19: Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it?"

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A message from the President

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan has released a special message to mark the 40th anniversary of the Uniting Church in Australia, which falls on Thursday 22 June, 2017.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on how fear sometimes holds people back from spreading the Gospel message.

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A movement for the fearless

A desire to raise up future generations of Christian leaders has led Andy and Lochie Hogarth to think outside the box - and propelled the birth of the new Fearless Youth and Fearless Leaders initiative.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on refugees and asylum seekers. Refugee Week 2017 will be held from Sunday 18 to Saturday 24 June.

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Prophetic partnership

A new Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress faith community will launch in Adelaide's south on Sunday 11 June. Sean Weetra, one of the people driving the launch, talks to New Times about his hope and vision for the community.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on being overlooked, finding a place in the world and Psalm 8:5.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Pentecost (Sunday 4 June), language and overcoming barriers.

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Reflection of the week

This week's prayer focuses on Ascension Day (Thursday 25 May), the future, and Acts 1:11.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection on John 6:9 has been prepared by Rev Sue Ellis for the Moderator's 40 Days of Prayer (14 May - 22 June) to celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia's 40th anniversary.

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Understanding spiritual journeys

Drawing on her experiences in palliative care, chaplaincy and pastoral care, Sharonne Price's new book "Soulstice" provides unique insights to enrich readers’ spiritual lives. Sharonne talks to New Times about the book, who it’s for, and what she hopes readers will discover.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on troubled hearts, understanding and John 14:6-7.

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From strength to strength: 40 years at Seeds

Later this week, Seeds Uniting Church will celebrate its 40th anniversary. Established only a little over a month before the Uniting Church in Australia was formed in June 1977, Seeds (formerly Aberfoyle Uniting Church) has a long history of ministry and community.

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Reflection of the week

This week's reflection focuses on Philippians 4:4-7 and finding peace in everyday life.

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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.

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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.

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Reflection of the week

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

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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.

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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.

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Reflection of the week

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