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A Resilient Theology

Recently, Kirsty Bucknell, an organisational psychologist and doctoral student at Macquarie University, released some of her and her colleagues’ research on resilience.[1] As part of it they surveyed 277 ‘ministry workers’ from across Australia measuring the relationship between self-reflection, insight, ruminations, resilience and well-being.


Reflection of the Week - 28 September 2021

There is an extremely powerful force that, so far, science has not found a formal explanation to. It is a force that includes and governs all others, and is even behind any phenomenon operating in the universe and has not yet been identified by us. This universal force is LOVE.


An Invitation to Covenant with Adelaide Congress

Parishioners of the Adelaide Congress in Salisbury North are currently experiencing hardships. Whilst the Congress is located on Kaurna land, predominately Aṉangu people worship at the Congress.

Safe Church

Principle 5 Recruiting and Support

I remember the first time I attended a Called to Care program, one of the take home messages that struck me was to not put someone in a leadership or volunteer position for at least six months.


In support of Afghan Refugees

The Uniting Church has a long and proud history of supporting peace and defending the rights and freedoms of refugees and people seeking asylum.


Reflection of the Week - 31 August 2021

It is easy enough to take in good stuff; we come to church, we read our Bibles, we pray, we listen to fabulous sermons and even play Christian music … somehow over the hours that follow, the good stuff then gets changed as it passes through us.


Aunty Lucy Lester - A Tribute

Aunty Lucy was one of the early Congress leaders involved in the formation of Congress and was at the meeting on Elcho Island in 1983.

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National Child Protection Week

National Child Protection Week is a campaign occurring annually across Australia to raise awareness of child abuse prevention.

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