Toorak Uniting Church will take to the world stage in May when it joins celebrations to mark the 850th anniversary the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. On 5 and 6 May composers throughout the world will highlight compositions spanning nearly nine centuries.
By Heather Gallagher
Queenscliff Uniting Church is one of a growing number of churches throughout Australia reinvigorating the Stations of the Cross as a community art event. This Easter will mark the first time the church has put on such an exhibition, with works set to include a mosaic fire place, which will be a feature ...
As Australians battle multiple natural disasters throughout the nation, Frontier Services staff are doing what they can to stand beside people and lend a hand. In Queensland, Frontier Services is supporting people who have been inundated with flood water at the same time as assisting others who are desperate for rain on their properties so they ...
Pam Adams, a volunteer with UnitingCare Wodonga, Albury Wodonga Foodshare and the Red Cross Telecross service is pictured with the Prime Minister, The Hon. Julia Gillard MP, during Australia Day celebrations in January.
By Chip Henriss
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 “islamification” of ...
This typical Australian outback landscape might be the last place people would expect to find a UCA school. Yirramalay, Wesley Studio School in Western Australia’s Kimberleys , is a collaborative effort between Wesley College and the local Indigenous community. In this month’s centre spread, we speak to UCA school chaplains about education, social justice, faith and ministry....
With more than 30 years’ experience in outdoor education and small business, Daniel Murray brings a wealth of practical knowledge to his new position as Uniting Church Camping’s (UCC) General Manager-Business Development.
By Penny Mulvey
Former President of the Uniting Church, Rev Professor James Haire AM, has been awarded Australia’s highest honour, the Companion (AC) of the Order of Australia in this year’s Honours List.
Jimmy Liguyon (right), 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.
Penny Mulvey spoke with Rev Prof James Haire (pictured) on the eve of the announcement of the Australia Day 2013 Honours’ List.
P: Professor Haire, congratulations on your award.