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News

Standing Committee - April 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 April 2019 meeting.

News

UCA 2019 Budget response

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Dr Deidre Palmer has encouraged Australians to put the urgent needs of others ahead of short-term self-interest, after the Federal Government delivered its 2019 Budget.

Culture

Australian Requiem for Easter

Commissioned by Clayton Westley Uniting Church, award-winning composer Anne Cawrse has written Australia's first contemporary Requiem. The requiem will be performed at Clayton Wesley UC's Good Friday service.

Leadership

Our Vision for a Just Australia

The Uniting Church in Australia has articulated its vision for a just, compassionate and inclusive nation in a new statement and resource.

Leadership

Editorial comment

New Times published the article “How retired ministers are losing thousands“ on Wednesday 26 March. this article referred to two retired ministers who are campaigning the government to consider exempting other retired Uniting Church minister from tax laws that were meant to reign in public service 'fat cats'. The Synod decided this article was not appropriate to publish at this time as enough had been done by the Uniting Church Assembly in the past regarding this matter.

Leadership

Eight questions that might awaken you to action

Last Friday, 15 March 2019, more than an estimated one million students worldwide protested government inaction on climate change. We investigate eight questions about climate change and Christianity.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 20 March 2019

As our children prepare to gather at KCO over the weekend, this week's reflection reminds us that Jesus cares for us like a hen gathers her brood under her wings.

Leadership

President launches Disaster Relief Appeal

Launching a National Appeal, President of the Uniting Church Dr Deidre Palmer urged Uniting Church members to give generously to the National Disaster Relief Fund. This fund supports the work of disaster relief in every state and territory.