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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.

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The Manna Hill working party that restored a son’s faith in humanity

Frontier Services’ celebrates its birthday on Thursday 26 September. Here in South Australia a recent working party led by Bush Chaplain Rev Sunny Kadaparambil made a huge difference to residents of Manna Hill. It's a great example of how Frontier Services has been helping those in remote communities for more than a 100 years.

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The public uprising for Climate Action

The Global Climate Strike planned for Friday, 20 September is shaping up to be bigger than any that went before. Why are we (and just about everyone else on the planet) getting involved?

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No more lifesaving treatment for people seeking asylum?

Soon, critically ill people on Manus Island and Nauru may not be able to receive the life-saving medical treatment they need thanks to an upcoming Senate vote to repeal the "medevac bill". But if we act quickly, we may stop that bill from being repealed and help save lives. Here's how you can help.

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Standing Committee - August 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 August 2019 meeting.