Category: Your Say

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...

We must keep planting the seeds of change

To celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th anniversary, Terence Corkin notes how things have changed and why that should continue. On June 22 1977, as a 20...

Not a ‘one size fits all’ church

To celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th anniversary, Anne Empsom shares her changed impressions about variety and interpretation. When the Uniting...

What 40 years of uniting means to me

To celebrate the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th anniversary, Margaret Pengilly from Cowra Uniting Church provides her personal reflection on spending about...

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...

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...

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...