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Reflection of the Week - 15 June 2021

Farming is a purposeful activity. A combination of watching and waiting, listening and learning, living with creation and responding in hope.

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Safe Church Audit for Congregations

The National Safe Church Unit has designated June as National Safe Church month. One of the ways we are responding to this is by launching our Synod’s annual Safe Church Audit for congregations.


Messy Church Willunga Award

Messy Church Willunga recently received an Intergenerational award as part of the 2021 Every Generation Onkaparinga Awards


Reflection of the Week - 1 June 2021

I can remember speaking at an ecumenical conference some years ago and mentioning the Trinity. During the question time a Methodist minister commented ‘oh that’s the Sunday Methodist ministers have off and the service is left to the lay preachers.’


More Than a Word — Reconciliation Takes Action

We Al-li is a First Nations-led training organisation for healing people, sharing culture and regenerating communities. The workshop was held at Warida Wholistic Wellness in Lower Hermitage. Warida itself is also a First Nations led business on a sprawling, beautiful bush property.


In Pursuit of Climate Justice

Last Friday, May 21st, Uniting Church members across the country joined with young people at marches and other events across Australia calling for a more genuine response to climate change.


Reflection of the Week - 25 May 2021

Life is a spiritual journey. Contemplative living is a way of responding to our everyday experiences by consciously attending to our relationships.


Climate Change Message from the Moderator

‘In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.’ (Acts 2:17, NRSV)


Pentecost 2021

On this coming Sunday we celebrate the day of Pentecost. Our remembering of the time the Holy Spirit come upon the believers in Jerusalem, empowering them to become witnesses, to Judea, to Samaria, teaching others to know that the knowledge of the good news of Christ, of the kingdom of God, will be passed down through the generations.


Reflection of the Week - 18 May 2021

Psalm 1 proclaims truths echoed in the book of Proverbs: that following the wisdom of God is the best and wisest way to live.

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