I grew up in country NSW and Victoria, attending country UC congregations. My family were typically the only ethnic Koreans around for miles. I think that is not common among the other ethnic Koreans I have met, especially from the city.
The Uniting Church in Australia has been officially included in the National Redress Scheme for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.
The Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP today notified the Church that it has met the requirements to commence participation in the Scheme.
Gas producers aren’t paying a fair share of tax and the government’s plans to cut back their future concessions do not go far enough, Synod’s Senior Social Justice Advocate Mark Zirnsak says.
The statement Our Vision for a Just Australia is a resource that will assist Church members think about major issues, hold group discussions or host public forums with local candidates ahead of the election, predicted to ...
The six-month-old Benalla Central Community Garden aims to create a stronger connection between the church and community by encouraging locals to try their hand at growing fruit and vegetables.
Pilgrim Theological College’s contingent of graduates might not have been the largest cohort attending Friday’s University of Divinity ceremony, but what they lacked in numbers they and their invitees made up for in volume.
Melbourne’s rally was one of at least 50 held throughout Australia, while more were held in over 80 countries.
UC’s Grantville Lodge is hosting next year’s Heartkids Teen Camp, a special gathering for up to 150 teenagers living with congenital heart disease.
And the camp will now be even bigger and better thanks to a $45,000 bequest from the Harold Hughes Estate Bequest.
The Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre has honoured its founder, Vince Ross, and restated his dream of reconciliation through deeper cultural understanding at a naming ceremony attended by Synod Moderator Sharon Hollis and UCA presidents past and present.
After a traditional Indigenous smoking ceremony, Vince led the invite-only group of about 70 into Narana’s event centre.
When Kashi Aryal contracted leprosy at the age of seven, he was banished from his home and forced to live in an animal shed.
In his village in Nepal, leprosy was seen as a curse. Kashi was not allowed to play with other children and the village water tap was strictly out-of-bounds.
Next month the barbecue-stopping stories will be ones of despair, hope and resilience as a Uniting Church volunteer support group commemorates its 10th anniversary in the wake of the devastating Black Saturday bushfires in rural Victoria.