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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 April 2019 meeting.
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Dr Deidre Palmer has encouraged Australians to put the urgent needs of others ahead of short-term self-interest, after the Federal Government delivered its 2019 Budget.
The verdict that announced Cardinal George Pell as guilty of child sexual abuse sent shockwaves around the world yesterday. ‘The church’ in general have been cast in the spotlight once again, with society at large left with a negative view of the church as an institution where people, especially children, should be feeling safe.
Change is in the air and the need for information sharing is at an all-time high. Most of the information in need of sharing seems to be centred on the Presbytery restructuring process. As a result, we thought this article might come in handy as a go-to for any fact-finding mission you may find yourself on.
This week's news, notices & prayer points from congregations, the SA Presbytery and Synod, and the wider Uniting Church.