Many Voices – December 2016

Many Voices is the newsletter of the synod’s Intercultural Unit. You can read the December 2016 edition here.

Make lives better

One of the proposals passed at the 2016 Synod meeting expressed concern about governments no longer adequately funding services which protect the vulnerable in our community.

Students speak up on justice

Claudia McSwain and Emily Hill “If you had to leave home, for fear of being killed, what would you take with you?” This was the question asked by Mohammed from Lentara Uniting Care when he spoke to 50 school students fro

Visit of Prof Musa Dube

DEV ANANDARAJAN In July Professor Musa Dube will visit Melbourne at the invitation of the Centre for Theology and Ministry and the synod’s Intercultural unit.

Slavery-Free Chocolate Campaign

Uniting Church members are encouraged to combat trafficked labour by purchasing ethical chocolate this Easter. The Slavery-Free Chocolate campaign aims to stop the exploitation of children involved in cocoa harvesting.

Share awarded for excellence

Share has won a major gong after it clinched the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA) National Gifts in Wills Award of Excellence.

I’ll Dine With You

Melbourne’s City Square will be transformed into an open-air dining experience next Monday to celebrate Australia’s religious diversity.