This typical Australian outback landscape might be the last place people would expect to find a UCA school. Yirramalay, Wesley Studio School in Western Australia’s Kimberleys , is a collaborative effort between Wesley College and the local Indigenous community. In this month’s centre spread, we speak to UCA school chaplains about education, social justice, faith and ministry....
With more than 30 years’ experience in outdoor education and small business, Daniel Murray brings a wealth of practical knowledge to his new position as Uniting Church Camping’s (UCC) General Manager-Business Development.
By Penny Mulvey
Former President of the Uniting Church, Rev Professor James Haire AM, has been awarded Australia’s highest honour, the Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia in this year’s Honours List.
Jimmy Liguyon (right), a government official and United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) member, was murdered after refusing to sign papers allowing the increase of local mining operations.
Penny Mulvey spoke with Rev Prof James Haire (pictured) on the eve of the announcement of the Australia Day 2013 Honours’ List.
P: Professor Haire, congratulations on your award.
By Nigel Tapp
Before the beginning of last month, not many people in Australia had heard of the tiny Southern Tasmanian town of Dunalley. Even fewer would have been able to find it on a map.
By Nigel Tapp
University student Laura Sykes (pictured) says she simply wants to make a difference for the world’s poor. A lofty aim, but one the 20-year-old pursues every day with a zeal which would put most people to shame.
Rev Dr Mark Lawrence might be new to the role of General Secretary of the Synod but he is definitely not new to the Uniting Church.
Throughout the last decade Pancake Day – UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania’s annual fundraising event – has seen stacks of pancakes sold and more than $1.5 million raised.
Those funds have helped UnitingCare provide practical support to those in need including vulnerable children and adults, families in crisis, young parents and other disadvantaged groups. This year there will be ...