Category: Your Say

Is this goodbye to the controversial lamb ad?

When it comes to TV commercials there are excellent examples and conversely there are some shockers. If you are like me, you cringe at some, in particular at the health...

Affirmed and encouraged: My 40 years in the UCA

My UCA journey began in the Merrylands Methodist Church. A church that encouraged its youth to be in leadership roles and provided much of my young adult Christian...

Ministry in the Uniting Church – one woman’s response

A response to Nancy Beach’s presentation at the Uniting Leaders 2017 National Ministers’ conference. The Uniting Church is Australia’s Ordination questions...

The evolution of marriage

Marriage as an institution has been around since the Garden of Eden. It didn’t take very long for it to be regarded as a strategic alliance between families. Alliances...

Union started earlier

Congratulations on Insights special edition celebrating UCA’s 40th birthday. It was good to read the reflections from so many different people. However, no-one really...

Uniting for the better?

My experience of the UCA beginnings was that it was inevitable. We were holding regular community services in the local hall and as my wife played the piano, we needed...

A downward slope for UCA?

The following is an excerpt of an essay submitted by retired UCA minister Dr. Bernard Thorogood you can read it in full here.  A knowledgeable commentator on radio,...

Bringing people together is important

To celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th anniversary, Parramatta Mission’s Keith Hamilton shares why he’s glad he voted for union. I voted for...

Canberra welcomes the rest of the world

To celebrate the UCA’s 40th anniversary, historian Jenny Rowland provides a snapshot of the first four decades of Canberra City Uniting Church. Before the...

My faith came alive in a new way

To celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th anniversary, Bec Lindsay from Hope Uniting Church, Maroubra, explains how she came to be a follower of Christ. My...