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News

St Andrews Uniting Church's 175th Celebrations

The oldest surviving example of early Presbyterian churches in the state of South Australia reached its 175th birthday in November. So just how did St Andrew’s Uniting Church in Strathalbyn celebrate this milestone?

Faith

Reflections on a women's retreat

The women of Hallett Cove Uniting Church recently took some time out from the busyness of life of to recharge with essential and spiritual nurturing. Jenny Prior reflects on their time spent in retreat.

News

The unravelling of White Ribbon Australia

At the start of October White Ribbon Australia closed its doors after the company announced it was in liquidation. The White Ribbon movement - largest of its kind in the world - aims to engage men and boys in working to end male violence against women and girls. Uniting Communities’ Rev Peter McDonald, a long-time White Ribbon Ambassador, shares his thoughts on the organisation and its demise.

Leadership,Culture,Family

Operation Santa - Youth helping youth doing it tough

Each year, youth groups from Uniting Churches all over South Australia get together to eat pizza and go shopping – all in aid of helping other teens who are doing it tough.

News

Standing Committee - October 2019 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 October 2019 meeting.

News

South Australian lessons on being a multicultural church

Immigration is boosting the Christian population in Australia and the changing demographics affects the nature and dynamics of Christian communities. Are there lessons to be learned for the Uniting Church in South Australia?

News

A Liturgy of Acknowledgement and Lament

On the first anniversary of the historic National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse, congregations have been invited to mark the anniversary with a Liturgy of Acknowledgement and Lament.