Wesley Place get-together for Uniting Church

The Uniting Church will begin a new era of togetherness in Victoria and Tasmania as Synod and agency staff converge to work in a joint centre of operations at the freshly finished Wesley Place development.

Coping with COVID-19: Ilaisaane Pongi

Ilaisaane Pongi says lockdown has given her “ample opportunity for deep reflection on my life”. She also shares a Bible passage that has provided much comfort during these “challenging times”.

Depths of pain – surviving child sex abuse

What started out as a dispassionate book review became deeply personal for Damien Tann when some telling statistics made him reassess how the repeated sexual abuse he experienced as a child had impacted his life.

Coping with COVID-19: Jamie Cameron

Lockdown restrictions have made Uniting Ballarat Social Enterprise Coordinator Jamie Cameron realise just how important community is. “I have been reminded of how … we contribute to each other’s lives,” he says.

Finding grace in the little things

Lockdown has forced us to reevaluate many of our rusted on thoughts and beliefs. For Ellaine Downie, that has meant saying thank you in a way she didn’t think she could.

Seeking a more just post-pandemic path

When the lockdown is lifted, will we return to what we knew, or will a ‘new normal’ emerge, one that embraces the poor, lonely, marginalised, disadvantaged and vulnerable?