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Culture

International Women’s Day: #BalanceforBetter

On Friday, 8 March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. The theme promoted worldwide for events, campaigns and initiatives happening on this day is #BalanceforBetter. It is a call to action for driving gender balance across the world. What does that mean for us as church?

News

Cardinal Pell’s conviction highlights our own efforts to support victims

The verdict that announced Cardinal George Pell as guilty of child sexual abuse sent shockwaves around the world yesterday. ‘The church’ in general have been cast in the spotlight once again, with society at large left with a negative view of the church as an institution where people, especially children, should be feeling safe.

Faith,Culture,Leadership

Changing behaviour this Lent with Earth-focused app

With Ash Wednesday only a week away, Lent is drawing near. There are several Lent resources available in book stores and on the web, but few claim to be solely focused on the environment or as readily available on your smartphone as the newly launched Just Earth Lenten Bible app.

News

When change is all around

Change is in the air and the need for information sharing is at an all-time high. Most of the information in need of sharing seems to be centred on the Presbytery restructuring process. As a result, we thought this article might come in handy as a go-to for any fact-finding mission you may find yourself on.

Faith,Culture

Caring for the individual, not their performance

In the past, generally, the church used to be where community was built. Now, building community rather happens at the local sports club and mostly on Sundays. Let's meet them there.