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Ageing Well Matters Community Awards

Despite the interruptions and restrictions that COVID-19 presented in 2020, the Ageing Well Matters team at Walkerville Uniting Church had two unique moments to celebrate


A significant and historic find

Last month, an historic superb gold watch dating back to 1865 was found hidden in a rusted, locked metal box in the Pilgrim archive room by the church’s historical archivists.


Reflection of the Week - 16 March 2021

As we acknowledge Harmony Week, perhaps it is timely to pause and reflect on the word ‘harmony’ and what it actually means – especially given the unrest around the world and also in many ways closer to home.


Community Empowerment Award

Synod of SA short-term Recovery Liaison Pastor Rev Dr Phillip Marshall, who was placed on Kangaroo Island shortly after the bushfires last year, has been celebrated with the SA Power Networks Community Empowerment award.


Principle 1 - Leadership, Governance and Culture

(Number 2 of a Series) Last month we introduced the Ten Principles for a Child Safe Church and this time we are focussing on Principle Number 1, which is an overarching principle into which the other principles feed.


Synod Art Project

The Synod Art Project is an initiative of the General Secretary, Rev Felicity Amery with support from the Centre for Music, Liturgy and the Arts.


Reflection of the Week - 2 March 2021

In keeping with the recent National Day of Prayer which was held on 27th February and the World Day of Prayer which will be held this Friday 5th March it is timely to reflect on the power of prayer.


Books for Lesotho

Books for Lesotho (B4L) is an incorporated non- government not-for-profit organisation set up to provide books for libraries in schools in the Kingdom of Lesotho, a small mountainous country located in the North East of South Africa.


Reflection of the Week - 23 February 2021

Psalm 25:1-10 expresses some central and important theological themes: dependence on God for protection from enemies; requests for God to direct and teach; confession of sin and cries for forgiveness; and confidence in God’s abiding presence and faithfulness.


CK Community Hub

The CK Community Hub (formerly known as the Cottage Kitchen) came to fruition as a result of a vision held by two members of the Port Adelaide Uniting Church Parish.


Synod Meeting Reflection

What a blessing it was to be able to meet face-to-face at the beautiful facilities of Adelaide West, Yarthu-Apinthi and the lovely lawns and gardens in between. I think our gathering for the annual meeting of Synod was a wonderful time of fellowship, worship, learning and discerning together.


Reflection of the Week - 16 February 2021

Every so often, when you’re out in nature, you look up and notice something. Something that may have been there before, but your eyes have been focussed elsewhere and your mind is distracted -- jumping ahead to something else. All of a sudden you look up and see something remarkable.


Pancake Day 2021

This year we are getting back to enjoying ourselves (in a COVID-safe way, of course). Just in time for Pancake Day on 16th February! It’s the perfect time to get together and to raise funds for UnitingCare SA. And we all deserve a treat.

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