Category: News

Rev. Bronwyn Murphy called to new placement

The Synod of NSW and the ACT General Secretary, Rev. Jane Fry has announced that Rev. Bronwyn Murphy will be the new Associate Secretary for the Synod in the New Year....

Royal Commission hands down final report

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has urged Church members to help ensure the Church’s commitments to child safety are honoured as a...

Uniting Church Expresses Concern Over Trump Jerusalem Move

The Uniting Church in Australia’s Assembly says it has “grave concerns” over United States President Donald Trump’s move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital...

Making room this Christmas

In his 2017 Christmas message, the Moderator of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of New South Wales and the ACT, Rev. Simon Hansford, says that at Christmas we are...

President’s pastoral statement on change to marriage laws

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has appealed to Church members to continue their respectful considerations on marriage, in the wake of...

Same Sex Marriage Bill Passes

After a long debate, the Same Sex Marriage Bill has passed the House of Representatives before parliament rises for the final time for 2017. Over 100 Lower House MPs...

TIME Magazine names ‘Silence Breakers’ the Person of the Year

TIME has announced that the ‘silence breakers’, women and men who have named their harassers, are collectively the Person of the Year for 2017. The Person of the...

Mental health top national concern for Australian young people

Major research undertaken by Mission Australia has found that for the first time mental health is the number one issue of national concern for young people in Australia....

Time Magazine Announce Person of the Year Shortlist

The #MeToo campaign, Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un, and Colin Kaepernick are among the names shortlisted for TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Running since 1927, the...

Peace dinner embodies the hospitality of Christmas

Leigh Memorial Church, Parramatta Mission brought together people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds to celebrate Jesus’ birth and the peaceful world God...