Filipino Christians threatened

Jimmy Liguyon, a government official and United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) member, was murdered after refusing to sign papers allowing the increase of local mining operations.

Minister to the Mission retires

Rob Evers, Wesley Mission Victoria’s CEO has acknowledged the dedication, compassion and guidance of outgoing Minister to the Mission, Rev Barbara Gayler. Ms Gayler retired in November after 10 years of service.

Fire ravages Tasmania

On 4 January, most Australians witnessed horrifying images of a ferocious fire storm which ripped through the sleepy fishing village of Dunalley, which acts as the gateway to the Tasman Peninsula.

Keeping the rumour of God alive

There has been disquiet in the Uniting Church for decades now about the inequities between the independent schools that carry its name and the schools in the government sector.

Seeking justice for all

By Nigel Tapp University student Laura Sykes (pictured) says she simply wants to make a difference for the world’s poor.

Introducing the new Gen Sec

Rev Dr Mark Lawrence might be new to the role of General Secretary of the Synod but he is definitely not new to the Uniting Church.

Have you heard the people sing?

Set in post-revolutionary France, Les Miserables tells the story of several individuals whose lives intertwine, leading up to the June Rebellion of 1832 (AKA the Paris Uprising).

Creating is believing

By Megan Graham How often do we take time to appreciate our unique and wondrous ability to create something new? Do we value all the steps along the way – the first glimmer of an idea, the way it comes together in our mi

Childhood friends

Eleven-year-old Jemima Taylor recently travelled to India with her mother, Uniting World’s Cath Taylor, and  family. Amid the poverty and hardship, she found children who wanted to play and dance – just like her.