Truly we shall remember them

By Penny Mulvey As thousands upon thousands converged in the centre of Melbourne to either participate in the Anzac Day march or to line Swanston Street and St Kilda Rd in support, a contemplative service for peace took

Foundations for the future

By PENNY MULVEY The apostle Paul, in the final chapter of his letter to the Romans, draws attention to the many people who assisted him on his journeys proclaiming Jesus Christ.

Midsummer Drama

Play | Miss Julie | Melbourne Theatre Company By PENNY MULVEY The clapping started tenuously, slowly.

March 8 unites women globally

By Penny Mulvey in Ho Chi Minh City “Happy women’s day!” was the warm greeting I received as I appeared for breakfast.

Countdown to Synod 2016

By Penny Mulvey The 2016 Synod meeting convenes in just over two months. All are welcome to attend the opening service at Wesley Church Lonsdale Street on Friday 3 June beginning at 7.30pm.

Lessons from Holy Saturday

By Penny Mulvey As you read this, you will have travelled the journey of Lent, felt the grief of Jesus’ death on the cross, and joined with others to celebrate that Christ has risen, the cornerstone of Christian hope.

War wounds

Book | Moral Injury – unseen wounds in an age of barbarism | Edited by Tom Frame By Penny Mulvey What happens to those who, due to particular circumstances, are faced with having to make unacceptable decisions; choices w

Challenging bias

PENNY MULVEY International Women’s Day (IWD), held on 8 March for the past 105 years, had its origins at an international conference of socialist women held in Copenhagen in 1910, which had, as its foremost aim, internat

See GHOST…before it disappears

Play | Ghost Review by Penny Mulvey Theatre tickets are expensive, particularly the large-scale music theatre productions.

Welcome to 2016

By Penny Mulvey What does 2016 hold for you? Are you looking forward to discovering new authors? Being challenged by new ideas? Perhaps engaging with your local politician around issues of national or local importance? D

SSC supports new legal structure

By Penny Mulvey The Synod Standing Committee (SSC) has decided to change the legislative structure of the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.