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Books for Lesotho

Books for Lesotho (B4L) is an incorporated non- government not-for-profit organisation set up to provide books for libraries in schools in the Kingdom of Lesotho, a small mountainous country located in the North East of South Africa.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 23 February 2021

Psalm 25:1-10 expresses some central and important theological themes: dependence on God for protection from enemies; requests for God to direct and teach; confession of sin and cries for forgiveness; and confidence in God’s abiding presence and faithfulness.

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CK Community Hub

The CK Community Hub (formerly known as the Cottage Kitchen) came to fruition as a result of a vision held by two members of the Port Adelaide Uniting Church Parish.

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Synod Meeting Reflection

What a blessing it was to be able to meet face-to-face at the beautiful facilities of Adelaide West, Yarthu-Apinthi and the lovely lawns and gardens in between. I think our gathering for the annual meeting of Synod was a wonderful time of fellowship, worship, learning and discerning together.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 16 February 2021

Every so often, when you’re out in nature, you look up and notice something. Something that may have been there before, but your eyes have been focussed elsewhere and your mind is distracted -- jumping ahead to something else. All of a sudden you look up and see something remarkable.

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Pancake Day 2021

This year we are getting back to enjoying ourselves (in a COVID-safe way, of course). Just in time for Pancake Day on 16th February! It’s the perfect time to get together and to raise funds for UnitingCare SA. And we all deserve a treat.

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Final Update for Synod Meeting

We are 2 days away from our face-to-face Synod meeting. How exciting! Here are a few reminders for members ...

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 9 February 2021

The Celebration of Ministry event last Sunday was a time to come together and also a time to acknowledge and recognise ministry of service in the Uniting Church in South Australia.

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Honouring Rev Norah Norris AM

How fitting it is for Rev Norah Norris AM to receive a national award in the recent Australia Day Honours list for her significant leadership and work, serving, first the Presbyterian and then the Uniting Church.

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Reflection of the Week - 2 February 2021

The first session of the Synod Meeting took place last Saturday, January 30th. At the beginning of the meeting, the Moderator, Bronte Wilson drew on Psalm 111 as the lectionary reading for the week and which seemed so appropriate to the occasion.

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Kangaroo Island Disaster Recovery Update

As we approach the anniversary of the extinguishing of the disastrous bushfires on Kangaroo Island and after many delays, we are pleased to announce that Rev Mark Dickens will work with the Kangaroo Island community on behalf of the Uniting Church in a half time capacity.

Faith

New opportunities

The year 2021 has arrived – a new year with new opportunities. In January we often reflect on what has been and make plans for the coming year.

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Synod Meeting Update

Members of Synod, please note that many of the reports for consideration at our Synod meeting are now available on the Synod website.