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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.


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.


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.


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?


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.


The Manna Hill working party that restored a son’s faith in humanity

Frontier Services’ celebrates its birthday on Thursday 26 September. Here in South Australia a recent working party led by Bush Chaplain Rev Sunny Kadaparambil made a huge difference to residents of Manna Hill. It's a great example of how Frontier Services has been helping those in remote communities for more than a 100 years.


The public uprising for Climate Action

The Global Climate Strike planned for Friday, 20 September is shaping up to be bigger than any that went before. Why are we (and just about everyone else on the planet) getting involved?