An unlikely friendship

Mohammad is a Hazara – the ethnic minority in Afghanistan often targeted by the Taliban Mary Meets Mohammad Review by Nigel Tapp Mary Meets Mohammad is not simply another documentary demanding an end to indefinite manda

Meeting the challenge

Ballarat Central Parish On 19 May, the day of Pentecost, Ballarat Central Uniting Church issued a challenge to its own congregation and neighbouring churches to climb the steep hill alongside the church and sign the Mic

Service of the century

More than 60 people travelled from Ballarat, Maryborough, Avoca, Moonambel and surrounding districts to celebrate the centenary of the Moonambel Uniting Church in April.

Working together to end human trafficking

The synod has formalised its working relationship with the Seafood Importers Association of Australasia (SIAA) to “work together for the elimination of human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage and the worst forms o

Change afoot

The moderator has written a letter of lament to the Church as part of an information pack that was sent out to congregations, presbyteries, agencies, schools and other UCA entities late last month.

Connecting congregations

Emmet O’Cuana (pictured) is the new online content coordinator for the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

July editorial

By Penny Mulvey Politics can be grubby. Certainly the leadership spill of 26 June seemed cynical and disheartening.

Hope in darkness

Pacharo Mzembe (Solomon) and Gillian Jones (Marion)Photo © Jeff Busby.

Honours for UCA

Ross Oakley As a footballer, Ross Oakley will be best remembered for how the cruel hand of football fate cost him a place in St Kilda’s only VFL premiership side in 1966.

Documenting the truth

By Nigel Tapp how to get your ex back Hobart documentary filmmaker Heather Kirkpatrick has given up two years of her life – and more than $150,000 of her own funds, a loan and donations – to give asylum seekers a voice.