Students of theology who enrol as private students often miss out on the conversations and support that students sponsored by a denomination appreciate in their formation program. CTM formation coordinator, Rev Dr ...
More than four decades in ministry came to an end in December last year when Rev Gregor Henderson (pictured) was farewelled at Canberra’s Wesley Uniting Church. Mr Henderson was general secretary of the Church’s National Assembly for 12 years from 1989 to 2000 and president from 2006 to 2009.
The First Australians considered themselves custodians of the land rather than owners of it. When British settlers arrived, this harmonious relationship was fundamentally disturbed. The notion of ‘land rights’ became necessary.
Now, centuries after colonisers violently acquired what was deemed unclaimed territory, and several decades since acknowledging Aboriginal land title, the government is proposing to lease Aboriginal land back.
The St Andrews Kindergarten Early Years Team; consisting of Kirsten Agius, Anne Crane, Angela Dance, Kathy Hansen, Lorraine Spencer, and Sally Hewitt-Tacey (pictured L-R); won the Early Years Educator category and received a $4,000 scholarship for professional development.
Rev Rod Horsfield (pictured) is a great believer in the power of music and poetry to help people understand and express their faith in Christ.
Mr Horsfield served in congregations in Victoria and Tasmania and was moderator of the Victorian synod in the late ’80s. One of many passions pursued since retirement is writing poetry, as well as hymns with ...
Late last year the Village Listening Lounge celebrated its 15th birthday. Situated on the first floor of Corio Village Shopping Centre it’s a place where anyone is welcome to drop in for a free coffee and chat.
Moving with the times is an essential part of church in the 21st century.
In a bid to connect with the wider community, Point Lonsdale Uniting Church is reinventing itself as Kirk’s Place – with community space, coffee, vintage sales, beauty and mindfulness installations.
A buoyant property market has enabled the Uniting Church Victoria-Tasmania Synod to conclude its divestment program with a limited impact on existing congregations.
The 29 properties sold late last year represented just over half of the 51 originally identified for divestment in October 2013. Most of the properties sold were vacant churches, halls and land, manses and tennis courts. The ...
SHARE Ambassadors Jan and Peter Gilbertson (pictured) have a long-standing connection to the organisation. It began with the involvement of Mr Gilbertson’s father Jack, who was a former chairperson of SHARE.