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Culture

Living on little in Mae La

Life for Than and the many others like him is tough. Confined to the refugee camp without an official way to earn a living, he relies on food rations to survive.

Family

One night, six locations

Live Life Loud, the ecumenical youth worship evening run annually in SA, continues to grow each year. On Friday 12 June young people will gather across six venues.

Family

Parenting for peace

Raising children can be tricky at the best of times. The challenge is to recognise that conflict is inevitable in any relationship and to teach our children to be peacemakers. Here are some ways to parent for peace.

Publications

Dollars & Sense - June 2015

Dollars & Sense is a quarterly newsletter produced by the Uniting Church SA Resources team and seeks to provide helpful articles to congregations and church office bearers. The June 2015 edition of the newsletter is now available online.

News

Teaching people to lead

The Uniting Church SA's Pilgrimage of Healing will be held during Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) again this year.

Culture

Finding truth through multiplicity

The stories that we hear about places and people are frequently told from only one perspective – the perspective of those in positions of power.

Culture

Life imitates art in Clouds of Sils Maria

The last several years have seen an influx of films about the intricacies of show business. Clouds of Sils Maria is the most recent addition to this genre and provides an intimate study of character and relationship.

Faith

Convention inspires

The National Youth Ministry Convention will provide a time of learning and growth for youth leaders in October this year.

News

Support for Nepal

UnitingWorld and church leaders respond to the devastation in Nepal after Saturday's earthquake, calling for prayer and monetary support.

News

Church leaders united in demand for mercy

The leaders of the Uniting Church in Australia have joined together in Brisbane for a time of prayer and lament over the imminent executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

Publications

What's Up - April 2015

What's Up is a free monthly newsletter produced by the Uniting Young People team, and focusses on news and resources relating to children’s and family ministry. Check out the April newsletter now!

Culture

Five things to click this week

New and interesting articles, videos, photographs and other content are posted online every day. Here are five recent items that might be of interest to the Uniting Church SA community.

Culture

Honouring a story

Pilgrim Uniting Church members Pat Button and Marilyn Hyde are exploring the stories behind the names listed on the Stow Congregational and Pirie Street Methodist honour rolls.

Faith

Seeking prayer and healing

The Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC) held their national conference at Poatina in Tasmania earlier this year. A large group from Adelaide Congress Ministry attended this event and asked to share a message.

News

Anzac Day services

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 25 April 1915 Gallipoli landing. Special Anzac Day services and events will be held across Australia - including at Uniting Churches. Details about some of these services can be found here.

Culture

Silent violence

“The biggest risk factor for becoming a victim of sexual assault and/or domestic and family violence is being a woman.” – National Council to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children, Commonwealth of Australia

Culture

Five things to click this week

New and interesting articles, videos, photographs and other content are posted online every day. Here are five recent items that might be of interest to the Uniting Church SA community.

Leadership

After Cyclone Pam - now what?

An interview with UnitingWorld’s Rev Seforosa Carroll Right now, there’s another Super Cyclone howling toward tiny islands in the Pacific and the Philippines – Maysak. It’s the third this March.

Faith

Jesus Christ is Risen

Jesus Christ our Lord is alive! Jesus was raised from death! This is what the Bible says. This is what the Apostle’s Creed says. This is what we usually sing on Easter Sunday: “Hallelujah! The Lord God reigns…

Leadership

Lose the leader

Maybe you don’t need to. Possibly someone in your life cut through the superman-iac, ego-driven, self-serving model of leading and left a really positive imprint on your mind.

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