Bairnsdale hosts its family of firies

Earlier this month the members of Glenaladale CFA parked their trucks outside and wore their Sunday best “yellows” as they attended Bairnsdale Uniting Church to thank the congregation for “adopting them”.

School’s out for chaplains

Chaplains from nine Uniting Church schools gathered at Cleveland Winery in Lancefield for their annual retreat in August.

Bible history Down Under claims book prize

Image: SparkLit/Facebook. A book exploring the Bible’s impact on Australian culture has won this year’s 2018 SparkLit Australian Christian Book of the Year.

Listen up

Chatting about podcasts with Bradon French and Liam Miller.

Creating a garden of spiritual growth

A meditation garden designed and built with involvement from the Sophia’s Spring Uniting Church community will be the centrepiece of a spirituality hub in the inner-Melbourne environment park CERES.

Meredith an inspirational type

For the past 50 years, Highfield Rd Uniting Church member Meredith Allen has spoken via alternative and augmentative communication (AAC).

Faith no more

Nick Mattiske reviews Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray.

Deep thinking

Nick Mattiske review Wild Sea: A History of the Southern Ocean by Joy McCann.

Full set of beliefs

Ormond Uniting Church will devote October to exploring four of the world’s great faiths – Christianity, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism.