Laced with love for moderator

Lace was the theme of the latest city/country ‘showdown’ between two Uniting Church ministers at this year’s Synod meeting.

Ongoing renewal in the spirit of the Reformation

Rev Denise Liersch, moderator-elect of the Uniting Church Vic/Tas synod, travelled to Germany as one of three Uniting Church representatives to the World Communion of Reformed Churches, celebrating the 500th anniversary

Always on the Way

IT is the week after the 2017 Synod. Once again we were reminded in a number of reports and speeches from the floor that the Church is on a journey. We are a pilgrim people, ‘always on the way’.

Church in same-gender marriage spotlight

FRIDAY FORUM The deliberations of the Victorian and Tasmanian Uniting Church might not normally attract an ABC TV crew, but they were there at Synod 2017 on Sunday.

Synod 2017: Old endings and new beginnings

Almost 300 Synod members packed Box Hill Town Hall throughout the past five days to discern and discuss the future of the Uniting Church in Victoria and Tasmania.

Crosslight at Synod

The 2017 Vic/Tas Synod meeting began last Friday with a moving service at St Michael’s UC in Melbourne.

Direct action and the power of prayer

Rev Alex Sangster recently participated in two non-violent direct actions to protest against the government's refugees and climate change policies.

Rohingya protesters call for end of “genocide”

Members and supporters of the Rohingya community staged a passionate demonstration in central Melbourne on Thursday morning to highlight the “genocide” being committed against their people in Myanmar and cal