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News & notices - 13 June 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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The next stage of the journey

New Times Editor & Communications Officer Catherine Hoffman shares a final editorial and announces that she will be leaving the Uniting Church SA office on Friday 15 June.

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New circles create space for connection

The Assembly is introducing new ways to get involved in the national work of the Uniting Church. From July, the Assembly will launch seven “Circles of Interest”, representing seven key areas of mission and ministry.

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Standing Committee Meeting - June 2018 update

Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent June 2018 meeting.

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Uniting Church opts in to National Redress Scheme

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia announced on Monday 4 June that the Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

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News & notices - 6 June 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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News & notices - 30 May 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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Don't keep history a mystery

The Presidents of the Uniting Church in Australia and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress have urged congregations to find out more about the history of Indigenous people in their area during Reconciliation Week.

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News & notices - 23 May 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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Call for peace and unity in South Sudan

The South Sudanese Christian community in Australia united to call for harmony and reconciliation as the third round of peace talks to resolve the African conflict began last week.

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Building support for a growing community

The Pilgrimage of Healing runs annually during Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) and offers support for the development of Indigenous communities within the Uniting Church SA. In 2018, the focus will be on Oodnadatta Faith Community’s vision for a new church building.

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Prayers for Indonesia

Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has expressed shock and sadness at suicide bombings targeting churches in the Indonesian city of Surabaya on Sunday 13 May.

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News & notices - 16 May 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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Important initiatives but short on heart

Stuart McMillan (President, Uniting Church in Australia) and Claerwen Little (National Director, UnitingCare Australia) weigh in on the 2018 federal budget, which was announced on Tuesday 8 May.

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News & notices - 9 May 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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News & notices - 2 May 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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Standing Committee Meeting – April 2018 update

Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent April 2018 meeting.

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News & notices - 25 April 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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News & notices - 18 April 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.

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Aged care commission announced

Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt has announced a plan to establish a new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission by 1 January, 2019. UnitingCare Australia has congratulated the Turnbull Government for creating the commission.