Newlyweds feed 4,000 Syrian refugees

Lavish wedding banquets are customary in many parts of the world. In Turkey, weddings traditionally run from Tuesday to Thursday, culminating in a banquet on the final night.

Housing for the homeless

Volunteers around the world are coming up with creative housing designs to address homelessness in their city. There are an estimated 100 million people in the world without any form of housing.

The Planting of Hope

Acts of kindness are central to happiness and fulfilment, something that Uniting Church members demonstrate in so many of their activities and quests for social justice and caring for others.

The joy of baptism

No matter what your opinion of the relevance of monarchy in today’s society, the christening of the newest member of the House of Windsor over the weekend provided renewed awareness of the ceremony of baptism.

Washing on wheels

The first thought that springs to mind when thinking of fresh laundry and men aged in their early 20s is (perhaps unfairly) the frequent trips back home made by such boys with a week or two’s worth of dirty clothes in t

Melbourne store opens its doors to the homeless

A new shop, opening in Melbourne next Monday, will enable the city’s homeless people to access free, high-quality clothing. HoMie is a pop-up clothes store that will occupy Melbourne Central for the next three months.

102-year-old woman receives PhD

A 102-year-old German woman has received her doctorate nearly 80 years after the Nazis prevented her from sitting her final exam.

Pentecost at Deepdene

 The spirit of Pentecost is alive and well at Deepdene Uniting Church. The Deepdene church is working closely across languages and cultures, in the spirit described by the Pentecost story.

Say No to Family Violence

Keilor East Airport West Uniting Church has been praised in the Parliament of Victoria for organising the ‘Say No to Family Violence’ forum on 25 March.