Learning patience

A good friend of mine died recently. We hadn’t seen each other for more than five years.

Keep telling

Review by PENNY MULVEY MOVIE | DON’T TELL | M The unspoken grief and brokenness of a father – a secondary victim of the destructive effects of sex abuse – ripples through a new Australian movie, Don’t Tell, a comp

President welcomes Timorese visitors

A delegation of five visitors from Timor-Leste enjoyed a welcome reprieve from the Melbourne morning chill last month as they met with Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan and synod staff at 130 Lt Collins St.

Open invitation

Review by TIM LAM BOOK | THEOLOGY OF THE OPEN TABLE | EOJIN LEE The Eucharist is one of the most significant sacraments in Christianity.

Change is in the nature of our union

When I look at the photos of the inauguration, I barely recognise the current Uniting Church. In the photos, the Church is represented largely by a group of older white men.

Synod Snaps – June 2017

Wendouree Uniting Church congregation blossomed the cross as part of their Easter Sunday service.

Funds for South Sudan

The East Gippsland town of Orbost may only have a population of 2000 people but that did not stop the congregation at St Andrew’s Uniting Church from filling their church hall with visitors at a recent fundraising dinne

Finding forgiveness

Review by NICK MATTISKE BOOK | FROM GENOCIDE TO GENEROSITY | JOHN STEWARDAt the time of the Rwandan genocide, it was said that there were no more devils in Hell because they were all in Rwanda.

Letters to the editor – June 2017

Ascension Day hymns   What does Ascension Day mean to us in 21st century Australia?  We have often seen classical paintings of this scene where Christ is rising to heaven watched by anxious or adoring disciples.

Uniting Church finds light in Dark Mofo

NIGEL TAPP Hobart arts festival Dark Mofo has always been at the edge offering art expressions whichhave, in some cases, attracted controversy. The decision this year to headline the event with the three-hour 150.