Song of friendship

By Nigel Tapp Eleven teenage girls from Tonga sang their way into the hearts of Synod staff last month at a special luncheon for visiting students and staff from the Queen Salote College, in Tongatapu.

Letters

I am sorely troubled by our Church’s financial crisis at this time.

Busan calling

A VISITING delegation of Korean Church leaders has invited the Uniting Church to share in the spirit at the 10th World Council of Churches (WCC) Assembly in Busan, South Korea from 30 October to 8 November this year.

Corruption concerns

The Commission for Mission’s Justice and International (JIM) unit is continuing to lobby the Tasmanian Government-owned Hydro Tasmania to stop doing business with Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB), which is accused of operatin

Progressive powwow

Prof Marcus Borg how can i get my ex girlfriend back The triennial Common Dreams Conference of religious progressives will be held in Canberra this year from 19 to 22 September.

Asylum Seeker Project joins Lentara

Crosslight readers raised a range of questions following last month’s article regarding the transfer of Hotham Mission ASP to Lentara UnitingCare.

Australia’s shame

By Penny Mulvey On Tuesday 23 July, approximately 370 thousand babies were born throughout the world.

The ripples of sex abuse

( Left to Right ) Commissioner Bob Atkinson APM, Helen Milroy, Justice Peter McClellan AM, Justice Jennifer Coate, Robert Fitzgerald and Andrew Murray .

Vote for justice

how can i get my ex back By Nigel Tapp To say we are living in a confusing political climate would be something of an understatement.

Sari, sari night

Saras Sundaresan, Cheryl Wood, Anne Crofts, Heather de Vos, Angela Skelton, Norma McKeon, Jennifer Williamson, Margaret Shields, Margaret Mulcahy, Eleanor Allan.

Strengthening ties

Rev Andrew Donnelly (pictured) is only half joking when he talks about the appeal of his new role as chaplain at Uniting Aged Care’s Kingsville facility. “I tell people ‘I like older people, I’m going to be one soon’.