Category: News

Why is the Uniting Church backing pill testing?

Content warning: This article discusses drug-related deaths. Pill testing programs have run in European countries for the past twenty years. A wider public debate is...

Blue Knot Foundation calls for complex trauma strategy

The Blue Knot Foundation has called for the federal government to prioritise a complex trauma strategy as a pillar of mental health policy. The call comes ahead of the...

Neighbourhood Nights @Epping Uniting Church

Last year, Epping Uniting Church ran the first Neighbourhood Nights series, a gathering that occasionally saw someone talking about specific topics. Then Andrew Miller,...

Paddling Against Poverty

When up to 100 surfboard riders take to the ocean on Saturday 19 October, they’ll be paddling for the lives of those they don’t even know. Riders ranging in age from...

Christian Meditation Group knits for international community

A quilt and table runners made by members of a Christian Meditation group connected with St Matthew’s Uniting Church will be sent to Bonnevaux, France. Bonnevaux is a...

Rachel Held Evans’ Husband Posts Posthumous Blog Entry

When Christian author Rachel Held Evans passed away last May, there was an outpouring of grief from people who knew her and had their lives impacted by her work. Evans,...

Love Anyway: A film to heal what’s tearing us apart

Mending hearts in the middle of war. Turning enemies into friends. Discovering how we can heal what’s tearing us apart. While watching this short film, you’ll have...

Interfaith Service Calls On Government to Let Family Stay

Pitt Street Uniting Church has co-hosted an interfaith service calling on the federal government to let a Tamil asylum seeker family stay. The Service co-hosted with the...

Uniting Financial Services supports men’s mental health

The Men’s Long Lunch is an event designed to encourage an open and frank conversation about mental health and mental illness in men. With only 27.5% of men with...

Safe Shelter: making a difference in peoples’ lives

About six years ago, a group of people from different churches got together who were concerned about the fact that there were lots of homeless people in Canberra, many...