Anzac stories

JOHN H SMITH An ecumenical service of lament, repentance and hope will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral on Anzac Day. The service is based around the following three stories.

Anzac Day lament and reflection

FRIDAY FORUM REV DR WES CAMPBELL On Tuesday Anzac Day, prayers for peace will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral, for the third year running. We will remember those who said no to war.

After Anzac Day

BILL PUGH Sometimes unavoidable experiences bring us face to face with vulnerability and reality. As 18 year-olds, we arrived at Puckapunyal in 1953 to begin national service training.

Truly we shall remember them

By Penny Mulvey As thousands upon thousands converged in the centre of Melbourne to either participate in the Anzac Day march or to line Swanston Street and St Kilda Rd in support, a contemplative service for peace took

Marriage the highlight of Max’s war experience

Ask Max Wells what his best memory of serving in World War Two is and the answer is pretty simple. “I am sure it was when you were given (a month’s) leave to get married (in May 1944),” his wife, Val, chimed in.

Anzac Day at Uniting Church schools

An Anzac Day installation at Ballarat Clarendon College (image: Ballarat Clarendon College) Uniting Church schools throughout the synod are commemorating Anzac Day with a variety of activities.

Wesley explores war history

As the third generation of her family to worship at Hobart’s Wesley Uniting Church, Karen Woolford was familiar with the honour boards and stained glass windows which linked the church to World War I.