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Cult def: a small religious group that is not part of a larger and more accepted religion and that has beliefs regarded by many people as extreme or dangerous.
“It is not a sense of pride in what I did but the fact I was part of a process which developed a symbol which is recognised everywhere,” he said.
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THE fifth season of Call the Midwife confronts a range of significant social issues with the same honesty and commitment as earlier seasons.
KEEPING memory alive, that is the legacy of the Anzac spirit. It has become especially important as we continue to recall the centenary events of World War I, a war that brought profound suffering and great slaughter to the countries of Europe and their allies on both sides.
ABOUT five years ago the Clarence Uniting Church’s Unicorn op shop, on Hobart’s eastern shore in Southern Tasmania, had a problem.
The shop was inundated with unwanted denim – jeans by the truckload were being donated but no one was interested in buying them, even at $1 a pair.
SOME years ago, when ministering in a congregation, a retired minister asked to speak to me on matters of faith and ministry. I willingly agreed and spent an enriching couple of hours sharing stories and listening to the highs and lows of ministry in the ’50s and 60s.
The Synod Standing Committee (SSC) has given the green light to the overarching design of the new mission and ministry unit of the Church. This was one of the recommendations of the Major Strategic Review adopted by Synod 2016 to enable an intentional, coordinated focus on mission. Synod resolved that this focus could be suppported by creating a new Mission ...
A desire to give candidates for ordained ministry the opportunity to experience life outside of the bubble of metropolitan Melbourne has led to rural ministry placements becoming part of students’ formation experience.
Candidates for ordained ministries within the church must complete two supervised field education placements during their period of formation.
“People ask ‘what drives me?’” she said.