Budget hit and miss

By Nigel Tapp THE President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Professor Andrew Dutney, was not overly concerned about the national deficit unveiled in the Federal Budget last

Eviction for 50 families

A LEADING UnitingCare agency in Melbourne’s east has stepped in to stop more than 140 children and adults living at a 50 bed rooming house in Oakleigh from becoming homeless after

UCA joins call for factory safety in Bangladesh

FOLLOWING the terrible tragedy of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, claiming the lives of more than 1,100 people, the new moderator, Dan Wootton, has written to Woolworths, Co

Cooking up history

THE history of Australia’s longest running cookbook is being launched this month, with proceeds going to the mission of the two churches.

Killing highlights Philippines’ corruption

By Berlin Guerrero THE Astejada family was on the way to Infanta, Quezon to celebrate Pio and Amelita’s wedding anniversary when they were ambushed by motorcycle-riding men.

Committed to serve

THROUGHOUT the Uniting Church, thousands of hours are devoted each year to serving on committees.

Synod 2013

A FLASH mob, poetry readings and laughter about our cultural idiosyncrasies were among the highlights of a significant Synod meeting that decided by agreement to support special ci