The Uniting Church has strongly restated its stance on same-gender marriage in the wake of what UCA National President Dr Deidre Palmer called a “regrettable” and factually incorrect ABC story on purported divisions over the issue.
Peace, love and unity were on the menu at an Iftar dinner held at Ivanhoe Uniting Church on 18 May.
The event, which was jointly staged by the Victorian Council of Churches and Islamic Council of Victoria, invited Christians and Muslims to share more than just a meal.
In the wake of the horrific bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, Uniting Church Reverend Dev Anandarajan has called for people to come together and reject violence and disunity.
Mr Anandarajan, who is the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania’s Intercultural Leadership Development Coordinator, said the attack was “very un-Sri Lankan”.
UCA Moderator of Victoria and Tasmania Rev Sharon Hollis has made the following response to the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka:
On the day when Christians around the world have gathered to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ I, like so many, am shocked and angry at the violence of the attack on Sri Lankan churches and hotels and ...
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.