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Love in Action

The detaining of children and individuals in offshore detention cannot continue. The Uniting Church Moderator Rev Sue Ellis, provides ways for church members to express love in action to support those who desperately need it at this time


Children being left behind

One in six Australians under the age of 14 live in poverty, with 26% of children in South Australia at risk of social exclusion.


National Apology Prayer

President Dr Deidre Palmer has written to members of the Uniting Church in Australia ahead of the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse on Monday 22 October.


Indonesia tsunami crisis: it gets personal for UnitingWorld

This past weekend an earthquake hit Central Sulawesi causing a tsunami in Palu. There have been more than 1,200 people killed and over 50,000 people displaced. UnitingWorld staff and partners have lost friends and loved ones too. Dr Sureka Goringe, National Director of UnitingWorld, has called for prayers and donations.


News & notices - 3 October 2018

This week's news and notices from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.


Respecting the Polity of the Uniting Church

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Dr Deidre Palmer, distributed a pastoral letter to all members last week. The letter was not directly related to the New Times article, “A non-geographic Presbytery for SA?” but rather a reaction to conversations occurring outside the polity umbrella of the UCA.