Son of Hollywood

Man of Steel (PG13) In a 1997 episode of The Simpsons, Reverand Lovejoy announces to his congregation: “I remember another gentle visitor from the heavens.

Strengthening ties

Rev Andrew Donnelly (pictured) is only half joking when he talks about the appeal of his new role as chaplain at Uniting Aged Care’s Kingsville facility. “I tell people ‘I like older people, I’m going to be one soon’.

An unlikely friendship

Mohammad is a Hazara – the ethnic minority in Afghanistan often targeted by the TalibanMary Meets Mohammad Review by Nigel Tapp Mary Meets Mohammad is not simply another documentary demanding an end to indefinite manda

Meeting the challenge

Ballarat Central ParishOn 19 May, the day of Pentecost, Ballarat Central Uniting Church issued a challenge to its own congregation and neighbouring churches to climb the steep hill alongside the church and sign the Mic

Service of the century

More than 60 people travelled from Ballarat, Maryborough, Avoca, Moonambel and surrounding districts to celebrate the centenary of the Moonambel Uniting Church in April.

Working together to end human trafficking

The synod has formalised its working relationship with the Seafood Importers Association of Australasia (SIAA) to “work together for the elimination of human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage and the worst forms o

Change afoot

The moderator has written a letter of lament to the Church as part of an information pack that was sent out to congregations, presbyteries, agencies, schools and other UCA entities late last month.

Lessons from Ireland

Emmet O’Cuana grew up in Dublin, Ireland and emigrated in 2008 to the other side of the world.

Connecting congregations

Emmet O’Cuana (pictured) is the new online content coordinator for the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.