March synod snaps

Wendouree Uniting Church celebrated Australia Day with a breakfast and service. Ron Hutchinson is pictured here cooking snags for the visitors.

Pioneer leader in a time of great change

NIGEL TAPP The Uniting Church achieved two significant goals in the mid-’90s. One was the adoption of consensus decision-making as the official model for meeting procedures.

Nurturing faith

For the past seven years, the Uniting Church’s Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program has provided pastoral training to minsters, lay people and students.

Young people the agents of change

NIGEL TAPP Sometimes it is easy to forget that when it comes to putting meat on the bones of faith-filled missional activity, children can be just as effective, and committed, as t

Honours for North-West Tasmania churchwomen

Mavis Rowlands When long-time Burnie Uniting Church member Mavis Rowlands was informed she had been successfully nominated for an Order of Australia Medal (OAM), her first instinct

For the slave is his money

REVIEW BY MARK ZIRNSAK BOOK | HUMAN TRAFFICKING, THE BIBLE AND THE CHURCH  | MARION L S CARSON THIS book has two sections.

New reality of reconciliation

Language carries layers of meaning and shapes our imaginations. ‘Ash Wednesday’ in Australia calls to mind the bushfire season.

When things get messy

Friday Forum Your views on the news One Nation it seems is growing in respectability.