Category: News

Good on our own – better together

On Sunday, 1 December, Gordon and Pymble Uniting Churches will take the next step in a four-year relationship, during which, the congregations have been exploring their...

Modern Slavery Act Passes Parliament

The federal Modern Slavery Act has passed the Senate and the House of Representatives. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said that changes to the Modern...

Advocates Assemble

On Thursday evening 14 March 2019, nine days before the NSW State election, 2500 community leaders and citizens will gather at Sydney Town Hall to stand together for the...

Kids Off Nauru Petition Presented to Parliament

More than 250 Kids Off Nauru supporters from around Australia rallied on 27 November outside Parliament House in Canberra to protest the indefinite offshore detention of...

TOMS Founder Takes Aim at American Gun Laws

For the founder of philanthropic shoe company TOMS, thoughts and prayers are no longer enough when it comes to gun violence. On The Tonight Show, Blake Mycoskie told...

Sky’s the limit as Lithgow Uniting Church switches to solar

As part of festivities for its 90th Anniversary celebrations, Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church officially opened its solar power system on Sunday, 28 October. The...

Phil Newton Heading to New Town

After spending the better part of a decade as the Uniting Church Chaplain at Wollongong University, Rev. Phil Newton is moving on. He told Insights that he will miss the...

Will you #HearMeToo?

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November kicked off the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign called...

Student housing continues a Uniting Church tradition

Finding affordable housing in Sydney can be a huge challenge, especially for students. The opportunity for young adults to live in an intentional Christian community...

Western Sydney shows support for people seeking asylum

More than 80 people gathered at Blacktown Uniting Church to express their support for people seeking asylum and launch the 2018 Give Hope Christmas Voucher Appeal on the...