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This week's reflection ponders on the life-giving qualities of water, and of Jesus.
The Uniting Church in Australia has articulated its vision for a just, compassionate and inclusive nation in a new statement and resource.
New Times published the article “How retired ministers are losing thousands“ on Wednesday 26 March. this article referred to two retired ministers who are campaigning the government to consider exempting other retired Uniting Church minister from tax laws that were meant to reign in public service 'fat cats'. The Synod decided this article was not appropriate to publish at this time as enough had been done by the Uniting Church Assembly in the past regarding this matter.
This week's reflection reminds us that Jesus were not given to one nation or for one race, but for the world.
Last Friday, 15 March 2019, more than an estimated one million students worldwide protested government inaction on climate change. We investigate eight questions about climate change and Christianity.
As our children prepare to gather at KCO over the weekend, this week's reflection reminds us that Jesus cares for us like a hen gathers her brood under her wings.
Launching a National Appeal, President of the Uniting Church Dr Deidre Palmer urged Uniting Church members to give generously to the National Disaster Relief Fund. This fund supports the work of disaster relief in every state and territory.
This week's reflection reminds us that God sent his Son to save all the people of this world.
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?
This week's reflection ponders on self-denial through Lent.
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.
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.
This week's reflection lead us to share God's hope with those affected by natural disasters.
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.