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News

Synod Standing Committee - February 2020 update

Synod Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent February 2020 meeting.

Culture

gRACE & RACE (+ Racism) – Part 2

Last week Wednesday (5 February) Rev Swee Ann Koh led an Intercultural Lunch Conversation about grace and race. This article is the second part of his thoughts on this topic.

Culture

gRACE & RACE (+ Racism) – Part I

Tomorrow (Wednesday 5 February) Rev Swee Ann Koh will lead an Intercultural Lunch Conversation about grace and race. This article is the first part of his thoughts on this topic.

News

Honoured for their service

A number of people associated with the Uniting Church and our agencies have been recognised in the Australia Day 2020 Honours List. In South Australia we are aware of at least four people from our communities who received honours.

Culture

Where do we start telling the story of Australia?

"The Day of Mourning worship service encourages us to pause to remember the violence and dispossession inflicted on our First Peoples, and to lament that as a Church and as Second Peoples, we were and remain complicit." - Dr Deidre Palmer

News

Celebrating 125 years of Women's Suffrage in SA

On 18 December 1894, the colony of South Australia became only the second in the world (after New Zealand) to grant voting rights to women. On the same day, we were the first in the world to grant women representation in parliament too. Trish Brice reflects on this history and its link between faith and activism.