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Kangaroo Island Disaster Recovery Update

As we approach the anniversary of the extinguishing of the disastrous bushfires on Kangaroo Island and after many delays, we are pleased to announce that Rev Mark Dickens will work with the Kangaroo Island community on behalf of the Uniting Church in a half time capacity.

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Synod Meeting Update

Members of Synod, please note that many of the reports for consideration at our Synod meeting are now available on the Synod website.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New Times - Best Young Writer Award

New Times Intern Tasha Crumpler has been acknowledged by the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) in their recent 2020 Awards announcement.

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Rev Denise Champion Honoured

On Monday, 2nd November, 2020, Rev Denise Champion, the first South Australian Aboriginal woman to be ordained, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Divinity (Honoris Causa) in recognition of her accomplishments as a Christian scholar and leader.

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South Sudan Crisis

In September, UnitingWorld published an article stating, ‘South Sudan is in the grip of the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. Seven million people are at risk of starvation as drought, lock-downs from COVID-19 and increased violence choke food supplies.’