Refugee rally drenched but defiant


Thousands braved Melbourne’s stormy weather on Palm Sunday to walk in solidarity with refugees and people seeking asylum.

The mercury dropped to as low as 10 degrees celsius as Melbourne shivered through its coldest day of the year, but ...

Share projects that are road worthy

HELEN BEEBY

Share hit the road on Tuesday this week with 21 loyal supporters to witness our community service agency programs, places and people first-hand.

Donors, bequestors and Share Reps jumped on the ‘Share shuttle bus’ – departing from Parliament Station ...

Siren song of a secular Easter


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Next week, the AFL will break a century-long tradition when it hosts its first-ever footy match on Good Friday.

The AFL believes scheduling a match on Good Friday will increase support ...

Moderator’s Easter message 2017

Of the many New Testament accounts of Easter, I want to reflect on the story of Mary Magdalene as she walks to Jesus’ tomb lost, hopeless, grieving.

Her path would have been very different to this one, but her sense of desolation ...

Journey into darkness


For most people, heavy rain falls like a curtain that restricts what they can perceive around them. But for John Hull, the varied noise of water hitting, splashing and dripping outside his window created a soundscape so rich that ...

Support for cyclone and flood victims


President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has asked church members to lend their support for communities suffering in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

“Our Church will be there to support people in need and help Queensland ...

Cake and candles for 200 years


Victoria’s Parliament House was presented with a Contemporary English Version (CEV) Bible at a special event to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bible Society on Wednesday.

Dr Greg Clarke, CEO of the Bible Society, presented the gift to ...

QLD synod launches Cyclone Debbie appeal


Queensland moderator Rev David Baker has asked Uniting Church members to support the people of North Queensland as they face the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

The cyclone made landfall on Tuesday, causing destructive rain, flooding and winds exceeding 250 ...

Surrendering to an overwhelming sense of Welcome


An emotional Welcome to Country ceremony set the scene for the recent Surrender conference, where hundreds of Christians from a wide variety of denominations gathered to be inspired, equipped and challenged to embody Christ in their personal life, ministry ...