Category: Synod 2019 – Living Church

Focus on growth

The 2019 Synod meeting has heard a proposal to organise the church to prioritise growth. The wide ranging proposal aims to facilitate the Uniting Church to grow in a...

Jon Owen: What does the world need from the church?

The church becomes incarnate when it is in the community, reaching out to respond to the issues and hurts in the local community, Pastor and CEO of the Wayside Chapel,...

Synod Standing Committee Submits Report

The Synod meeting has thanked the outgoing Synod Standing Committee (SSC) for their over the past two years. For the first time, the entire SSC was on stage for the...

Living Church Synod 2019: An opportunity for great change

The Living Church Synod 2019 represents a pivotal opportunity for the church to stop looking backwards, to determine it wants to grow and to seek the unique role God has...

Synod 2019 kicks off

The need to decriminalise personal drug use, take action on climate change, and serve the marginalised, including those in drought devastated communities, are some of...

Bold, courageous, connected and collaborative

Theologian and author Lesslie Newbiggin said somewhere that “in the end, the witness of the church, in respect of public issues will depend more upon the day to day...

Meet our Synod 2019 guest speakers

Three guest speakers will address the Living Church Synod 2019 meeting, with TedX style talks that reflect the theme of each day. Each speaker will help the Uniting...

Half a million steps

Following the successful launch of the Fair Treatment campaign on October 12th 2019, Uniting and the Uniting Church commenced the journey from Dubbo to Sydney to...

Why does the Church want to grow?

Synod 2019 (5-7 July) Bible Studies will be offered this year by UTC Principal, Peter Walker, based on the theme, Living Church. The three studies are titled ‘The...