Sprent Miles ahead in lay preaching

Rev Grahame Abrahams (left) presents Keeton Miles with his service certificate When it comes to lay preachers, Sprent Shalom Uniting Church is Miles ahead of all others.

Making compassion real

ALEXANDER BAKER Straight off the red-eye flight from Manila to Nairobi, my colleague Alexandra and I were greeted by possibly the biggest smile in Africa, and not just because it s

Art with heart

Art lovers, architecture enthusiasts and aspiring artists will all find inspiration at this year’s Uniting AgeWell Strathdon Community Art Exhibition.

Talking about sex

REVIEW BY IAN TOZER BOOK | TWO VIEWS ON HOMOSEXUALITY, THE BIBLE AND THE CHURCH | EDITED BY PRESTON SPRINKLE Homosexuality commonly draws out strident views.

Pioneer leader in a time of great change

NIGEL TAPP The Uniting Church achieved two significant goals in the mid-’90s. One was the adoption of consensus decision-making as the official model for meeting procedures.

March synod snaps

Wendouree Uniting Church celebrated Australia Day with a breakfast and service. Ron Hutchinson is pictured here cooking snags for the visitors.

Nurturing faith

For the past seven years, the Uniting Church’s Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program has provided pastoral training to minsters, lay people and students.

Honours for North-West Tasmania churchwomen

Mavis Rowlands When long-time Burnie Uniting Church member Mavis Rowlands was informed she had been successfully nominated for an Order of Australia Medal (OAM), her first instinct

Young people the agents of change

NIGEL TAPP Sometimes it is easy to forget that when it comes to putting meat on the bones of faith-filled missional activity, children can be just as effective, and committed, as t