Category: Features

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We Care for Central Coast community

Situated on the Central Coast, Toukley Uniting Church has a small Congregation and most members have celebrated their 80th birthday. The offertory is understandably...

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Kari Jobe’s garden of hope and healing

When you think about the scope of talent in the Christian music scene it is hard to go past American contemporary singer and songwriter Kari Jobe. For the last 15 years...

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The shock of Easter

A pregnant woman and a baby hang from crosses outside a church in rural Victoria this Easter. Made out of barbed wire, the expectant mother and infant hang beside the...

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Meet Jesus in Sydney

Brendan Paul, 25-year-old actor and performer, found his love for acting during his high school years in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. After graduating HSC drama, Brendan...

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Creative high school exhibits Easter cross

Douglas Purnell is curator of the Stations of the Cross exhibition in Sydney and Canberra. If Douglas has an objective for the exhibition, it is to start conversations...

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A living hope this Easter

This Easter the Moderator, Rev. Myung Hwa Park has a “living hope” that the Uniting Church is “a courageous voice, unafraid of the barriers, cultures,...

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Lego and awards for Cowra Uniting

Cowra Uniting Church already is counting its blessings in 2017. Our Food Hall, which has been going for the past six years, was honoured with the Australia Day Award...

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The value of women in ministry

2017 will be a significant year for all who value the ministry of women in the life of the church. It was in 1917 that the first woman was ordained to the ministry of...

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Enduring love of mothers

Thank you for so many great articles in the February/March Insights issue. One of them especially resonated with me. As the mother of three adopted baby girls, now...

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Profound truth

Instead of being alarmed at the current climate of “militant Christophobia” (to use Rod McLeod’s phrase, ‘Your Say’ Insights, February/March), I find it all...