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Reflection of the Week - 6th June 2023

When the Holy Spirit arrived on the first Pentecost, it was not a quiet event; the sound was as if a great wind (breath) filled the room in which the disciples had gathered in their uncertainty and fear.


Reflection of the Week - 30th May 2023

Prayer and action can never be seen as contradictory or mutually exclusive. Prayer without action grows into powerless pietism, and action without prayer degenerates into questionable manipulation.


Reflection of the Week - 23rd May 2023

The Christian belief in the Trinity says that God is absolute relatedness. God is our word for the ultimate ecosystem that holds all things in positive relationship (see Colossians 1:17).


Reflection of the Week - 16th May 2023

For a long time I didn't really understand the necessity of prayer. Why pray if what God wants to happen will happen? Why pray if it doesn't impact the actual world and people we actually live with?


Reflection of the Week - 9th May 2023

Our passage continues Jesus’ offer of comfort to his disciples. He is in the middle of breaking the unwelcome news that they will soon be without him.


Mission Review

The Mission and Leadership Development (MLD) Board has commissioned a Review of Missional Needs and Opportunities across the Synod.


Reflection of the Week - 2nd May 2023

To be calm and quiet by yourself is not the same as sleeping. In fact, it means being fully awake and following with close attention every move going on inside of you.


Mrs Mackey celebrates 100 years of faith and charity

This Anzac Day, 25th April, 2023 Mrs Patricia Mackey (nee Barnes), will celebrate her centenarian milestone in her home at Resthaven Marion Independent Retirement Living Units, as she reflects on a ‘life worth living.’


PNG Village Unites for Clean Water

A community in Papua Guinea came together to construct a system to improve the water quality of their entire village. In the remote village of Masingara in Western Province, the people have been determined to improve the quality of life in their community.


Synod Meeting 23 Update

Planning for the SA Synod 2023 meeting is progressing well. The meeting is to be held at Adelaide West Uniting Church utilising additional spaces at Uniting College for Leadership and Theology (UCLT) - Yarthu-Apinthi. Below we have provided some information and key dates to guide you in the coming weeks.

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