Jessica’s on a mission

Northcote Uniting Church member Jessica Hateley-Browne was commissioned last week as the new Director of Mission at Uniting VicTas.

Science, faith and lots of fun

Christian and former astrophysicist, Dr Dave Gregory, tackled questions around science and faith in a fun and challenging way last week.

Pomonal rises from the ashes

Pastor Damien Tann has written a wonderful article about how the Pomonal community has come together in the wake of the fire which ripped through the town earlier this year.

Poowong marks milestone

A combined churches service last month recognised the 150th anniversary of settlement at Poowong in South Gippsland.

Norm’s 70 years of service

Norm Wearne from Diamond Valley Uniting Church reflects on 70 wonderful years since his accreditation as a lay preacher.

The crow and comfort

In her recently released book, 'do they make coffins that small?', Rev Alex Sangster writes of the comfort ministers can provide towards the end of a person's life.

Voices soar for aged care

Uniting AgeWell's Music For David program will benefit from a concert to be held at Toorak Uniting Church's Kinross Arts Centre this Sunday.

New faces join eLM team

The equipping Leadership for Mission unit recently welcomed Rev David Kim and Rev Sandy Brodine to the team. David and Sandy spoke to Crosslight about what they bring to their respective roles.

Sunshine and shadows

In 2016 Paul Townsend died of a drug overdose after battling schizophrenia for nearly 20 years. His mother Mardie has written a book detailing a life of promise cut short by mental illness.

Congregation digs deep

Koonung Heights congregation members are contributing to the wellbeing of their neighbours, outreach mission projects, and the broader Church in a number of ways.

Mel’s mission statement

Whether it’s assisting congregations in how to cope with natural disaster, or guiding people towards lay leadership, Mel Perkins is doing important work in her role within the equipping Leadership for Mission unit.

Hope abounds in the hub

Uniting Church Ministers Alex Sangster and John Tansey, with a group of willing volunteers, are doing wonderful work helping some of St Kilda’s most vulnerable residents.