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Family

Meet Mike

There's a new face in the Synod office! Meet Mike Wardrop, the recently appointed Intergenerational Discipleship Developer working with the Uniting Church SA, Mission Resourcing and congregations across the state.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection is centred on Living Water through the words of John 4:13 and 15.

Culture

Easter 2016: Renewed hope and Indigenous sovereignty

President Stuart McMillan has prepared his 2016 Easter message, "Renewed hope", for the Uniting Church in Australia. Rev Denise Champion joins Stuart to deliver the message, which encourages a serious national conversation about Indigenous sovereignty.

Faith

In light of the attacks on Brussels

A revised Easter message from Uniting Church SA Moderator Dr Deidre Palmer, reflecting on the attacks on Brussels that took place on Tuesday 22 March.

Faith

Reflection of the week

This week's reflection is centred on the Easter story through passages from Luke.

Faith

An Easter Prayer from Korea

UnitingWorld’s Korean partners, the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) in the South and the Korean Christian Federation in the North, have worked together to prepare a joint Easter community prayer for 2016.

News

Working to close the gap

Today is National Close the Gap Day and the 10th anniversary of the Close the Gap campaign. The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly, Stuart McMillan shares his thoughts on Indigenous health, sovereignty and treaty.

Family

KCO campers to explore life with Jesus

Planning is now underway for KCO 2016! There are plenty of opportunities for individuals, congregations and faith communities to get involved in shaping this year's camp.

Culture

Which women's workshop?

The 2016 UnitingWomen conference is fast approaching! New Times is pleased to share information about the conference's inspiring workshop presenters and the diverse topics they will cover.

Faith

Reflection of the week

For the remainder of Lent, our Reflection of the Week will be drawn from the 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting, with permission from the creators. This week's reflection is "Day 36 - Jump for joy: Jesus saves" centred on John 3:16 and 1 John 4:4.

Faith

My life as a pilgrim

Candace Champion shares her experiences with pilgrimage in three different situations. She also provides insights gained at a 2015 Voices for Justice conference - an SA event will be held in July 2016.

Culture

Uncovering dark secrets

Film | Spotlight | M | Review by Deb Bennett | Nominated for six Academy Awards, Spotlight is a true-life movie that can be appreciated on many levels.

Faith

Reflection of the week

For the remainder of Lent, our Reflection of the Week will be drawn from the 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting, with permission from the creators. This week's reflection is "Day 29 - Jesus: our way out of despair" centred on Isaiah 63:9.

News

Statistics show suicide rise

According to data recently released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS), suicide rates in 2014 jumped to 12 deaths per 100,000 people – the highest in a decade.

Culture

Five things to click this week

Interesting articles, videos, photos and other content are posted online every day. Here are five recent items that could be of interest to the Uniting Church SA community - including one linked to International Women's Day (8/3)!

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