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Generating ideas for ageing and wellness

The deadline for applications for the 40th Anniversary Ageing & Wellness Grants have been extended to 30 March 2018. This article includes information about the grants, in addition to ideas for activities and initiatives that could be implemented through this program.

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Standing Committee Meeting – October update

New Times online will now feature brief summaries of Standing Committee meetings to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting. This update refers to the recent October 2017 meeting.

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A new Encounter

Receiving official recognition in September, Encounter Church is the first Uniting Church SA faith community to emerge from the Generate 2021 church planting program. New Times spoke to Mike Wardrop about the planning and vision behind this exciting new faith community.

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Generous grants to support positive ageing

The Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th anniversary has been a time of reflection and celebration. Resthaven has chosen a particularly generous way of celebrating this milestone – they have given a substantial donation of $250,000 to the Synod of South Australia.

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Uniting Church President condemns cruel treatment

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan has condemned recently announced plans to cut federal government support from a group of asylum seekers living in the Australian community.

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News & notices - 30 August 2017

Below are the news and notices from congregations, the SA Synod and the wider Uniting Church submitted for the Wednesday 30 August edition of UC e-News.

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Seeking ways forward on treaty

The first National President’s Minister Conference for 2017 was held in Darwin from Thursday 29 June to Sunday 2 July. Congress had a strong presence at the event, tackling complex issues related to treaty, sovereignty, reconciliation, and the theology of land.

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Conversations from the heart

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan encourages the Church to ensure discussions about marriage are anchored in grace and respect. This statement was originally published in September 2016, and is being shared again in light of recent national discussions.