The Good News
Turning on or reading the news, we’re regularly faced with sad and confronting stories. Whilst it’s important to know what’s happening in the world around us, we believe there’s space for uplifting stories of joy, hope and inspiration. We hope The Good News becomes part of your daily ritual when you are looking to include an extra moment of happiness in your life.
A stranger has performed a heart-warming act of kindness for a young mother caring for her sick baby.
The mother had been in a Canberra hospital with her nine-week-old son for several days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Allegations that the Australian government paid people smugglers to turn away boats carrying asylum seekers have dominated news headlines this week.
A routine renovation at Emerson High School in Oklahoma has led to the discovery of chalkboards untouched since 1917.
A 102-year-old German woman has received her doctorate nearly 80 years after the Nazis prevented her from sitting her final exam.
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.
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.
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