UC e-News

UC e-News is the weekly email newsletter of the Uniting Church in South Australia, which is distributed every Tuesday afternoon and helps connect the Uniting Church community with our church members.

Submitting Content for UC e-News

Please note: the deadline for content is 10am on the Tuesday of distribution.

Submit a Notice

We welcome notices of 70 words or less about items which may of interest to the Uniting Church Community. Submit a notice.

Positions Vacant

We can advertise your job vacancies in UC e-News, alongside a listing on this page of our website and on our social media channels for just $70 per role. Please complete our Positions Vacant form. 

Articles

Please email your articles to Turn on Javascript!. If you are attaching images, you must ensure you own (or have been granted the rights) to the images and have consent from everyone featured within them.

Looking for New Times? It's here >

News

Musical volunteers ‘good for the soul’

It is no secret that music is good for the soul. Coordinating Chaplain at Resthaven Paradise and Resthaven Leabrook, Rev Cate Baker, witnesses firsthand the benefits to residents that music brings, with the help of musical volunteers.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 4th October 2022

While Jesus predicts that people will die of fear ‘as they await what menaces the world’ (Luke 21:26), he says to his followers: ‘Stay awake, praying at all times for the strength to survive all that is going to happen, and to stand with confidence before the Son of Man’ (Luke 21:36).

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 27th September 2022

Listening is much more than allowing another to talk while waiting for a chance to respond. Listening is paying full attention to others and welcoming them into our very beings.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 20th September 2022

In Mirabai Starr’s book ‘Saint John of the Cross: Luminous Darkness,’ she highlights four major themes found in the writings of John of the Cross (1542–1591): longing, silence, unknowing and love. This meditation focuses on these four enduring mystical themes.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 6th September 2022

What a shock! How does Luke 14:25-33 fit with the God of love, having life and living it abundantly, honouring your mother and father, and loving your neighbour?

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 30th August 2022

We all want a place at the table. To have the place that is near the most honoured person in the room, is a wonderful thing! To have a place at all, is an even greater gift.

News

Celebration of Ministry 2022

A Celebration of Ministry service was held at Adelaide West Uniting Church on Sunday the 21st August and was a fitting tribute to Ministers and Lay-Pastors alike who were celebrating special anniversaries of their ministry, or entering retirement.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 23rd August 2022

When our focus is on Church rules, rationale and regulations, we often forget the real person, the intentional reason and the relevancy of why the rules were developed in the first place.

Previous editions:

Please click a link below to view any UC e-News sent in the last two months.