The boldness of the everyday


Moderator Sharon Hollis told an International Women’s Day lunch that women were engaging in bold acts every day to change the world but they weren’t necessarily the ones being publicly celebrated.

“When we overemphasise a boldness that is public ...

99-year-old AgeWell resident shaves head for cancer


A 99-year-old Uniting AgeWell resident has shaved her head to raise money for the Cancer Council.

For the third consecutive year, residents at Uniting AgeWell Lillian Martin Community in Tasmania participated in the Relay for Life marathon, where they ...

Farewell to chaplains


SARAH LOCKWOOD

“I have found in the last seven years I’ve been at the school that my world, my understanding of God, my understanding of what it means to be a human person in this world has just exploded. ...

Racism in the Church?

“There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.” – Galatians 3:28

I have been watching the SBS shows broadcast as ...

Uniting Church to appear at Royal Commission

Uniting Church president Stuart McMillan has issued a pastoral statement ahead of the Church’s appearance at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

On Friday 10 March 2017 the Uniting Church in Australia ...

Door to door service

A Uniting Church in regional Victoria is planning to use live-streaming technology to bring worship services directly to ageing congregation members.

For many people living in the Henty region in south-west Victoria, age and distance can make it difficult to attend ...

Plenty of pancakes round the square

Penny the Pancake did the rounds drumming up business while chief grill jockey Travis made sure he got the timing right on the flip.

This was the scene at Federation Square this morning where synod staff, volunteers from the NAB and ...

See the person behind the drug

By STUART MCMILLAN

Twenty years ago I would have opposed safe injecting rooms. My view was drugs are bad and you can’t serve any good purpose by allowing people to shoot-up legally.

Then I started talking with a GP friend at church ...

Reel life

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On Monday, the 89th Academy Awards will be telecast live to more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. While the Oscars might not be as important as the next global summit of world ...

Visit prompts prayer vigils for Palestine

People of different (and no) faiths are invited to pray on Thursday for the situation in Israel and Palestine in the light of the current visit to Australia by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Anglican priest Father James Minchin will conduct ...