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Synod Standing Committee - December 2019 update

Synod Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent December 2019 meeting.

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"See what you made me do"

We are in the middle of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which runs from 25 November to 10 December. In her book "See what you made me do", Jess Hill has shone a spotlight on domestic violence. Read a review by Rev Alison Whish.

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SA Bushfires Chaplaincy Update

Last week disaster chaplains in South Australia were called into action when bushfires broke out on the Yorke Peninsula. Listen to an update from Wendy Perkins.

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St Andrews Uniting Church's 175th Celebrations

The oldest surviving example of early Presbyterian churches in the state of South Australia reached its 175th birthday in November. So just how did St Andrew’s Uniting Church in Strathalbyn celebrate this milestone?

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The unravelling of White Ribbon Australia

At the start of October White Ribbon Australia closed its doors after the company announced it was in liquidation. The White Ribbon movement - largest of its kind in the world - aims to engage men and boys in working to end male violence against women and girls. Uniting Communities’ Rev Peter McDonald, a long-time White Ribbon Ambassador, shares his thoughts on the organisation and its demise.

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Standing Committee - October 2019 update

Standing Committee meeting updates are published to inform the wider Uniting Church SA community of the discussions, deliberations and decisions arising from each meeting of the Committee. This update refers to the recent October 2019 meeting.

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South Australian lessons on being a multicultural church

Immigration is boosting the Christian population in Australia and the changing demographics affects the nature and dynamics of Christian communities. Are there lessons to be learned for the Uniting Church in South Australia?

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A Liturgy of Acknowledgement and Lament

On the first anniversary of the historic National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse, congregations have been invited to mark the anniversary with a Liturgy of Acknowledgement and Lament.