Why heaven could have wheelchairs – Andy Calder Q&A

What’s your title and when did you begin?

My title is Disability Inclusion Advocate. The position was created in 1995. I had some history working in the disability sector before being ordained so the church wanted to utilise that experience.

It doesn’t sound like you had much experience in the mental health sphere before assuming this role?


New clarity to baggage-laden words

The word ‘evangelism’ is returning to the Uniting Church’s lexicon, with a national conference dedicating an entire program to mission and evangelism scheduled for Adelaide in March. Penny Mulvey spoke with the convenor of the conference, Queensland based Rev Peter Armstrong about why, after nearly 20 years’ silence, Assembly is once again publicly tackling the thorny issues of mission and ...