For the rest of Thursday don’t be shy about wishing any Hindu people you know “Happy Diwali” (the ‘w’ has a ‘v’ sound), and certainly do so if you run into Kirit Kapadia.
The Bridgewater-Gagebrook Uniting Church centre has bounced back quickly from the devastating impact of the recent deliberately-lit fire.
Less than a week after the 4 October fire caused more than $500,000 damage, community services arm Uniting’s local emergency relief operations, congregational mission work and a food relief service were re-established from a campervan near the site for three mornings ...
People around the world are hearing more foreign accents than at any time in human history.
Are you guilty of judging someone by his or her accent? Snéha Khilay is a specialist in cultural diversity and unconscious bias. She feels this is just another form of unconscious bias and one aspect ...
In what was described as an unprecedented event, leading Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish and Sikh bodies have jointly signed and delivered a statement to Victoria’s Deputy Premier James Merlino opposing the state’s proposed Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.
Uniting Church and community service leaders have pledged to reduce mental health stigma during a session at the UnitingCare Australia Leaders Conference.
The two-day conference, held in Sydney from 10 to 11 October, brings together leaders from the Uniting Church and its community service network.
As Australia continues to debate whether same-sex attracted people should be allowed to marry, World Homelessness Day can serve as reminder that what may be considered a more basic right – to secure and safe accommodation – is denied to many LGBTIQ+ people.
Synod of Victoria and Tasmania moderator Sharon Hollis says Christians should be aware of the language they use regarding mental health issues if they want to model the love and acceptance of Jesus.