Category: News

Keeping the Spirit alive with chaplain retreat

Over three days at the beginning of August 2017, a number of Uniting Church School Chaplains went on a retreat in the Blue Mountains. The retreat looked to inspire...

Religious educators focus on innovation and guiding youth

Thirty-five Uniting Church chaplains and religious educators gathered at Knox Grammar School on August 7 to learn and share insights as they live out their ministry by...

Reconnecting small Congregations

Project Reconnect is empowering small Congregations with a DVD resource packed with weekly recordings of lectionary reflections and discussion questions, as well as 16...

The power of the snag

Barbecue is the documentary feature film set to sizzle your screens, literally. Australian filmmakers Matthew Salleh and Rose Tucker showcase the power of snags on the...

Space for Grace needed more than ever

With the upcoming postal vote on same-sex marriage in Australia, there will be and already has been challenging conversations in our community particularly in our...

Pathways charts a hopeful future

As the Uniting Church in Australia celebrates 40 years, it is a good time in 2017 for the Synod of NSW and the ACT to reflect on where we have come from and who we are...

All cultures welcome in God’s household

“We are a multicultural church.” The Uniting Church in Australia officially declared that in 1985. Fast forward to 2017 and there are 193 specific language groups...

Celebrating the history and culture of First Peoples

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was celebrated on August 9. This year also marks the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the...

Be part of UC’s push for drug law reform

In 2016, our Synod took the bold step of supporting drug law reform by passing two resolutions aimed at reducing the harm caused by illicit drugs. Synod resolved that...

Church community services commend ALP’s stand against drug test trial

UnitingCare Australia, Catholic Social Services Australia and Anglicare have today commended the ALP for its commitment to oppose the Government’s proposed drug...