Scores of UCA members and Synod staff joined an estimated 100,000 people to march in Melbourne as part of the Global Climate Strike on 20 September, demanding action against climate change.
Bronwyn Pike will be the next CEO of Uniting Vic.Tas after stepping down as chair of the organisation.
The Uniting Vic.Tas Board announced that Ms Pike, who is a former long-serving Victorian Labor state MP and minister, will replace outgoing CEO Paul Linossier in October.
Churches can play a vital role combatting the stigma that still surrounds mental illness even among medical professionals, according to leading mental health public policy expert and advocate Professor Allan Fels.
Speaking at the launch of a Mental Health Kit for Uniting Church congregations, Prof Fels said the kit rightly highlighted the degree of stigma and discrimination that people ...
It’s a big ask for someone in Year 12 to take time out from study during the most important year of their school lives, but Scots School Albury student Luca Lamond is doing just that because he believes there is much more than his personal future at stake.
Fairfield Uniting Church minister Rev Alex Sangster was one of six people arrested on 5 September at a blockade by religious environmental activists at the proposed Adani coal mine in Central Queensland.
Christians are little different to other Australians in viewing the good life to be more about wealth accumulation, experience, prestige and success than making a positive impact on their local community or the world at large.
By David Southwell
The most inspiring view of Melbourne is not to be seen from the observation deck of the Rialto Tower or any other tourist lookout, but from the confines of a small room in a detention centre.
UCA National Assembly President Dr Deidre Palmer is urging Church members to get involved in the Global Climate Strike on Friday 20 September.
“We are passionately committed to contributing our voice and action toward a world in which all people, creatures and the Earth can flourish,” Dr Palmer wrote in her call to action.
Rev John Cox is the inaugural Director of the UCA’s National Safe Church Unit, which is being launched on 23 August. He shares some thoughts on his new role.What is the background to the National Safe Church Unit?
The Moderator of the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania has spoken out in support of making it mandatory for ministers of religion to report child abuse.
A Bill currently before Victoria’s parliament will require minsters to tell authorities if they have a reasonable belief that child sex abuse has occurred.
With Manningham Uniting Church beginning the next phase of a bold plan to secure its future it was fitting some of the youngest congregation members were on hand to help.
A book which shines a spotlight on the PWMU Cookbook, along with other Australian community cookbooks, has been honoured at the prestigious international Gourmand Awards.
Tried, Tested and True by Liz Harfull won third prize in the food heritage category at the awards, which have been described as “the food culture equivalent of the Olympics”, last week in Macau....