Category: Features

The Uniting Church and ‘Change the Date’

This Sunday, 20 January, Uniting Churches around Australia will be holding services which focus on a Day of Mourning, ahead of a day later in the week (26 January)...

January – The missing parts of the story

6 January: Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2.1-12 We don’t know a lot about the wise men who visited Jesus. We don’t know if they were Kings and we don’t know how...

Renewed and strengthened focus on proclaiming Christ

Insights asked leadership across Uniting Financial Services, Uniting, Uniting Resources and Uniting Mission and Education to reflect on the year that was and the year...

Jesus’ Humble Birth

Was Jesus born in “a stable all forlorn”? Was there no room for Joseph and Mary in the local Travelodge or hotel? Did the angels sing to the shepherds? The answer to...

Change, uncertainty and times of joy

Insights asked leadership across Uniting Financial Services, Uniting, Uniting Resources and Uniting Mission and Education to reflect on the year that was and the year...

Serving our living church

Insights asked leadership across Uniting Financial Services, Uniting, Uniting Resources and Uniting Mission and Education to reflect on the year that was and the year...

Christians unified behind the Christmas Bowl legacy

It was 1949. Millions of refugees were starving in war-ravaged Europe. And as Frank Byatt, a young minister in Victoria looked at his heavily-laden Christmas dinner...

Jesus appears in the midst of everything

In his 2018 Christmas message, the Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of New South Wales and the ACT, Rev. Simon Hansford, reminds us that God is with...

Brought to life with Christ

Insights asked leadership across Uniting Financial Services, Uniting, Uniting Resources and Uniting Mission and Education to reflect on the year that was and the year...

Abundant life is coming

For most of the year, Jacarandas are pretty quiet and unassuming trees, but come November – my goodness! – what a glorious, purple, joy-filled Advent shout! They...