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.
A makeshift group of Brunswick Uniting Church members were recently asked to follow their art and ended up somewhere unexpected.
Led by the congregation’s arts convenor Ann Soo and local artist Priscilla Manthey, the group consisted of people with little or no art training as well as accomplished artists trying their hand at collage.
Some might think that getting an Order of Australia (AM) is reward enough but Reverend Professor Emeritus Robert Gribben said what follows is even better.
Robert, 75, was recognised for “significant service to the Uniting Church in Australia, to ecumenical relations and theological studies” and was one of a number of people with a connection to the UCA Synod of ...
Leading up to Australia Day, Christian, Islamic and Jewish representatives have issued a common call for the nation to adopt compassion as its guiding principle.
“Compassion is the key to living the best of lives as a people,” the Australia Day Vision 2019 statement from the Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews said.
As the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety gets underway UnitingCare Australia has welcomed the focus on creating a system of aged care that provides quality, compassionate care and a safe environment.
In Adelaide the Commission officially began today with a directions hearing,
Rev Dr Robyn Whitaker is the first Uniting Church minister to be appointed as a Bible study convenor for the peak international conference of Anglicans.
The Lambeth Conference, a once in a decade event, brings together all Anglican bishops and their spouses from over 165 countries to plan the direction of the Anglican Church.
A PICTURE, the old adage goes, tells a thousand words and Doug Williams says that is certainly the case with the above image of goodies being baked.
The cooks are orphaned and vulnerable children completing a non-formal exam in the Catering and Hospitality classroom of the Rubaga Youth Development Association in Buloba, Uganda.
The Nativity story was given a uniquely Indonesian makeover at Glen Waverley Uniting Church on the first Sunday of Advent.
During the special Indonesian Christmas Celebration Jesus’s birth was portrayed in a traditional Indonesian tableau by 40 professional dancers from the Ganda Marpaung Group.