Painter, poet, printmaker, performer

To describe Rev Ken Rookes as creative would be something of an understatement. The UCA minister is an accomplished writer, artist and performer.

Charities unite for bushfire victims

UnitingCare Tasmania has provided two buses to the St Vincent de Paul Society (Vinnies) in a partnership aimed at making it easier for Southern bushfire victims to access urgently needed goods and services as they begin


The question of sexual identity and sexual activity is a complex one and is not addressed by Geoff Smith in his letter in the February edition.

Healing at journey’s end

Doug with his parents By Heather Dowling “He died healed. Totally at peace. No bitterness, no fear. A profound experience for me.” Dr Doug Bridge leans in as he describes his father’s death.

Adventurous spirit

Christian adventure, a memoir by AW Pederick Edited by Leon Pederick and Philip Pope Review by Rev Dr Peter Swain (OAM) Anyone who remembers Rev Alec Pederick will be surprised and full of admiration on reading the story

The Dance of Diversity

The theme of 2013 CCMM conference is ‘God’s tapestry: Creating Space for Diversity’. "God’s tapestry is an image about the identity and purpose of God’s diverse people as a worldwide community.

March coming events

Warrandyte Uniting 50th Celebration 28 April, 10.15 am. Warrandyte Uniting Church, Melway 35C1. The Warrandyte church is celebrating 50 years of the present building.

V for victory

One Billion Rising is a global campaign so named because one in three women throughout the world will be raped or beaten in their lifetime – a staggering one billion women.

Serving with love

It’s so dry. For weeks many communities have been living with the reality and uncertainty of fires. The grass is crackling dry and smoke hangs heavily.

This typical Australian outback landscape might be the last place people would expect to find a UCA school.

The spirit of friendship

Photo above, taken on the steps of Ormond College, 1960: L to R. Back row: Janice Brown, Jean Shadforth, Olive Howell, Mary Moodie. Centre: Margaret Lochhead, Joan Burnup.

Journey of love

Moderator Isabel Thomas Dobson The cross I wear around my neck every day has a twist in it, so that both the crosspiece and upright form the infinity symbol.