Ken Sumner begins role as NATISEC director

Former national chairperson and Victoria state director for the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC), Rev Ken Sumner, was recently appointed the director of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait

A taste of Taizé

Many people know the name Taizé – either the style of singing or the religious community in France where that style of singing began.

High cost of fashion

APTOPIX Bangladesh Building Collapse Specialty Fashion Group (Millers, Katies, Crossroads, Autograph and City Chic) is the latest Australian company to sign the Bangladesh Fire and Building Safety Accord.

Tackling greed and poverty

The Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit of the Commission for Mission is inviting Uniting Church members to explore social justice issues at two upcoming conventions held in Melbourne and Tasmania.

Dark days

By Penny Mulvey These are dark days for our nation. No longer are we a place that welcomes strangers. No longer do we model hospitality and compassion.

MLC governance review completed

The Board of Uniting Church school, MLC, last month released the independent review of its governance structure, commissioned in the wake of the furore over its termination of long standing principal, Rosa Storelli last

Letters

I have noted with some unease the tone of much of the Crosslight correspondence subsequent to the declaration of ‘special circumstances’ at the last Synod meeting.

UnitingCare appalled at children behind bars

Two little children stare through prison bars longing to be free. Obviously this is a staged photograph, the children pictured will safely go home with their families. But for others the reality is different.

The meeting place

On the first day of winter, The Meeting Place at Kinglake West was officially opened. Inside it was a warm and welcoming event as people heard of the story behind the building from concept to reality.

New CEO for Cutting Edge

James (Jim) Golden-Brown (pictured) has joined UnitingCare Cutting Edge as the agency’s new chief executive officer.