Lachie’s career a class act

Scotch Oakburn College's Head of Junior School, Lachie Wright, has brought a wonderful 40-year career at the Tasmanian school to a close.

History at her fingertips

Wesley Hobart Museum offers a wonderful slice of Tasmania's history, and co-ordinator Rev Karen Woolford is in the perfect place to appreciate it all.

Our faithful servant retires

Associate General Secretary Isabel Thomas Dobson, who will retire on September 30, reflects on a long and distinguished period of service with the Uniting Church in Tasmania and Victoria.

Back to the future

In less than 12 months, the Uniting Church Assembly will meet to make a number of vitally important decisions, arising from the Act2 Project, aimed at ensuring the Church’s sustainability for many years to come.

Strength from adversity

From a childhood spent in a Kenyan refugee camp to being honoured for outstanding humanitarian work as an adult, faith has been a constant companion on Dr Jacob Atem’s remarkable journey.

Book opens vital discussion

The relationship between Uniting Church congregations and agencies is explored in a new book which was launched yesterday.

A week in the life of …

Rev Fiona Morrison, Resource Minister across the Cradle Coast Cluster in Tasmania, shares with Crosslight readers what makes up a busy week in the role.

Church thrives in our regions

In his regular Crosslight magazine column, Moderator David Fotheringham reflects on a recent trip around western Victoria, which again showed the wonderful work being done by Uniting Church members.

Nia embraces youth role

Nia Lavaki is looking forward to an engaging journey focusing on promoting youth and multicultural ministry as part of the equipping Leadership for Mission team in Parkville.

Marion makes a difference

Manningham UC member Marion Bailes is strongly committed to helping refugees and asylum seekers make a home for themselves in their adopted country.

Power in hands of the people

Uniting Church member Claire Harvey is backing the battle against climate change in her role with sustainable energy provider CoPower.

Spotlight on gender fluidity

Retired academic Ross Mouer poses some questions around the issues of sexuality and gender identification in the Bible.