VISITING Indonesian minister Rev Novita Sutanto took a host of valuable experiences and fond memories home to Jakarta when she departed the synod after a three-month stay at the end of last month.how to get your ex back
ALMOST 100 guests commemorated Wesley Mission Victoria’s 120th birthday early last month.
FOR the past 30 years, the Uniting Church in Australia and the Lutheran Church of Australia have shared a close relationship.
Produced by the LCA/UCA dialogue group, the booklet was launched last month in Horsham.
By Nigel Tapp
But, the deficit of justice and compassion in a number of policy areas, particularly in relation to asylum seekers, did trouble the Church’s leader.
THE world’s largest supplier of cut roses has been taken to court for tax evasion by the Kenyan Government.
A LEADING UnitingCare agency in Melbourne’s east has stepped in to stop more than 140 children and adults living at a 50 bed rooming house in Oakleigh from becoming homeless after its owner closed the facility.
FOLLOWING the terrible tragedy of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, claiming the lives of more than 1,100 people, the new moderator, Dan Wootton, has written to Woolworths, Coles, Target, Kmart, Cotton On and Pacific Brands.
THE history of Australia’s longest running cookbook is being launched this month, with proceeds going to the mission of the two churches.
From Suet to Saffron journeys through the life of the 113 year-old PWMU Cookbook – the combined Presbyterian and Uniting Church publication well established with generations of home cooks and households. More than 500,000 copies have been printed.
By Berlin Guerrero
THE Astejada family was on the way to Infanta, Quezon to celebrate Pio and Amelita’s wedding anniversary when they were ambushed by motorcycle-riding men.
They just came from the Sunday morning worship at their local church, General Nakar Christian Church – UCCP. With them were their three teenage children Pamela, Samuel Bien Sandro, and Piel Amihan.
EVERY day, five days a week, Dan Wootton walks four kilometres to his local station and catches the train to work. As we enter into winter and the days are getting shorter, it is dark by the time Dan steps off the train at the end of the day to walk the four kilometres back home.
ANDY Müller was installed as the new principal of Launceston’s Scotch Oakburn College, a Uniting Church day and boarding school
for boys and girls in April.
And the following month the man he replaced, Andrew Barr, was officially installed as the 11th principal in the 152-year history of The Geelong College.
A RESEARCH report released by the Uniting Church’s Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit – Secrecy Jurisdictions, theASX100 and Public Transparency – found 61 of the top 100 Australian companies currently have subsidiaries operating in secrecy jurisdictions.
These include countries such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Jersey, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Panama, Samoa, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.