Little James Flahive is featured on the front page of the May Crosslight. In this edition, we explore the experience of baptism and the different approaches in preparing for this sacrament.
Stories of “African gangs” terrorising Victorian suburbs have featured prominently on the front page of tabloids this year. They describe Victoria gripped in “a state of fear” as “out-of-control teen thugs” wreak havoc in the streets. In this feature, we speak with three members of the Uniting Church’s South Sudanese community on the real story beyond the ...
James Flahive’s baptism in East Gippsland’s Johnsonville Uniting Church was very much a homecoming for his father Andrew, who grew up attending the small church and married James’ mother Elaine there eight years previously.
“During the service I was reflecting on other events held at the church like our wedding,” Andrew said.
Uniting Church members from around Australia will come together in prayerful community at Box Hill Town Hall in July for the 15th Assembly meeting.
On Sunday 8 July, members of the 15th Assembly will install Dr Deidre Palmer as President, the second woman to hold that leadership position.
Last year was a very difficult one for Rita Hastilow and Broadford Uniting Church but out of immense loss has emerged the unexpected blessing of a thriving children’s ministry.
Easter is always a busy period for Beechworth-Stanley Yackandandah Uniting Church in north-eastern Victoria. Chair of the church council Don Pope takes Crosslight readers on a photo tour of the community’s Easter celebrations.
“This year we staged a number of activities as individual congregations and in conjunction with the Combined Christians of Beechworth,” he writes.
28/1/1970 – 9/4/2018
It is a testimony to synod social justice advocate Jill Ruzbacky’s profound impact on so many that there was an outpouring of tributes and grief from across the world at the news of her death at the age of 48 after eight months of illness in hospital.
Retired English vicar, author, photographer and director of registered charity Peacemaker Trust, Rev Dr Stephen Sizer is an affable, peaceful man with a gentle handshake and a ready smile.
Book | Call of the Reed Warbler| Charles Massy
Our supermarket shelves may be groaning under the weight of stock, but it is increasingly obvious that our food economy is a problem.
This month Crosslight talks to three members of the South Sudanese community active in Uniting Church programs about the challenges of living in a new country ...