Filipino Christians threatened

Jimmy Liguyon, 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.

Minister to the Mission retires

Rob Evers, Wesley Mission Victoria’s CEO has acknowledged the dedication, compassion and guidance of outgoing Minister to the Mission, Rev Barbara Gayler. Ms Gayler retired in November after 10 years of service.

Fire ravages Tasmania

On 4 January, most Australians witnessed horrifying images of a ferocious fire storm which ripped through the sleepy fishing village of Dunalley, which acts as the gateway to the Tasman Peninsula.

Keeping the rumour of God alive

There has been disquiet in the Uniting Church for decades now about the inequities between the independent schools that carry its name and the schools in the government sector.

Seeking justice for all

By Nigel Tapp University student Laura Sykes (pictured) says she simply wants to make a difference for the world’s poor.

Introducing the new Gen Sec

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.