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UC e-News is the email newsletter of the Uniting Church in South Australia which helps connect the Uniting Church community and help our church members communicate with each other.

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Faith

Reflection of the Week - 8 December 2020

On the Second Sunday of Advent, the Gospel reading (Mark 1:1-8) commences the story of Jesus Christ with the preaching of John the Baptist in the desert wilderness ...

Safe Church

Safe Church

It is that time of the year when people review the last year. Best books of 2020, best films and best albums and so on.

News

Update to COVID-19 restrictions in SA

On Friday, 27th November the South Australian Premier made several announcements relating to the current COVID situation in our state. These changes take effect from today, 1st December 2020.

News

Synod Standing Committee - November 2020 update

Synod Standing Committee Update refers to the recent 27th November 2020 meeting. It is published to inform the wider Uniting Church in SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee.

Faith

Release of the findings of the IGADF Report: Afghanistan inquiry

Rev Kaye Ronalds, a member of the Uniting Church Defence Force Chaplains Committee and the Uniting Church Member Religious Advisory Committee to the Services has written in relation to the recent announcements by the Chief of the Defence Force relating to the Afghanistan Inquiry.

Faith

New and Wonderful Things

Here in South Australia this last week has been especially challenging for many of us.

News

COVID-19 Update

Following reports of positive COVID-19 cases in South Australia, Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier and Premier Steven Marshall provided an update yesterday in relation to the Parafield Gardens cluster.

Faith

Reflection of the Week - 17 November 2020

Faithful risking is scary. In Matthew 25:14-30 one servant didn’t know their Master very well because they hid their one talent rather than risk losing it.

Culture

The Art of Listening

A couple of years ago I was participating in a course which had a smattering of people from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background. I would have said that they were good participants in class discussions but not the most active ones, and I gave little thought to it.