United through faith in the face of Islamophobia

Former Dutch MP Geert Wilders’ recent visit to Australia has once again stirred up the ugly face of xenophobia amongst certain elements of the Australian population driven by a near hysterical fear of what they term the

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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).