Dreams, visions and wisdom
Celebrating the life and ministry of Rev. Dorothy Harris-Gordon The Rev. Dorothy Harris-Gordon, known to most as Aunty Dorrie, celebrated her Closure of Ministry at Marmung Uniting Fellowship in Coraki in August. Officially this is her second retirement. At the service there were many tributes thanking her for her wisdom, inspiration and service after 49 […]
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 […]
(MA) Brad Pitt, Shia LeBeouf, Michael Peña, Jon Berthal ‘Ideals are peaceful. History is violent.’ — Wardaddy A German officer is riding a beautiful, white horse through a battlefield The field is murky and covered with the devastation of war. It is hard to know which soldiers are lying on […]
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Hers is a life that has been passionately committed to ministry in The Uniting Church and ministry with Aboriginal people – ministry she shared with her late husband, the Rev. Charles Harris.
We as a national Church have been uniquely called in this ancient land, with its “golden soil and wealth for toil; girt by sea; and abounding in nature’s gifts”, to work together with the First People.
“The church has got caught in an imperialist role, saying to others, ‘I have this, and I know what is good for you. Without what I have you are poor and ignorant – not to forget damned!