Synod Meeting 2014: Highlights from Day 4
We give you thanks and praise! Morning worship on Day 4 was enlivened by Hip Hop Church leaders Matthew “Mistery” Peet and Jacob “Izzy” Ballard from KrossWerdz. Members got to their feet and gave “thanks and praise”. Treasury and Investment Services Neil King, Executive Director, Uniting Financial Services UFS and Michael Anderson Chairperson UFS Board, […]
Synod Meeting 2014: Highlights from day 3
“God has not finished with us yet and there is space for everyone who comes,” concluded the Rev. Merrifield.
Synod Meeting 2014: Highlights from Day 2
Acknowledgement of Country Opening Worship and Gathering for Holy Communion The Synod Meeting began the day with Opening Worship and tables shared Holy Communion. Each table gave an interpretation of the elements and then served each other in communion. You can’t change the borders that God has given The first session of the day was […]
Synod Meeting 2014: Highlights from Day 1
Shaping the Agenda at Synod The Rev. Chris Budden, representative of the Business Committee for the Synod Meeting suggested that, for the first time members of Synod could shape the agenda and set priorities for sessions that they felt had higher priorities for conversation and deliberation. Good News from Day 1 Good News segments throughout the […]
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