Divestment details

As the relocation phase of the properties divested as part of the Uniting our future program continues, affected congregations are each contending with unique situations and have stories to tell.

Tasmanians go to the polls

Jobs, the economy and the importance of a strong majority government have dominated Tasmania’s 2014 State election campaign – and nothing will change between now and polling day on March 15.

A holiday break often brings much needed perspective. To be removed from the daily demands and placed into a different context can bring with it rest and renewal.

Church calls for a Destiny Together

Members of the Assembly of the Uniting Church will join together next month for a week of prayer and fasting to demonstrate support for Australia’s First Peoples.

Ups and downs of life

Bouncing Back Later in Life: On How to Age Well and Overcome Difficulties Review by Bessy Andriotis UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania “Well it’s the old story. People never tell you how to get old.

Truth, not fiction

Solomon Northrup / from Saratoga Springs, free papers in my pocket, violin / under arm, my new friends Brown and Hamilton by my side The Abduction, Rita Dove In his review for Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A Slave, the cre

Pizza, theology, and conversation

“Theological students always need more pizza and conversation. Well, I know I did,” Rohan Pryor, lay leadership educator at the Centre for Theology and Ministry (CTM) said.

Words of wisdom

Lanterns at Dusk? Preaching after Modernity By Bruce Barber Uniting Academic Press 2013 Review by Rev Dr Craig Thompson In an age when large parts of the church are distracted by the question of what to do, Bruce Barbe

Finding life’s passion

One of the most illuminating things I have ever read was a story about artist Paul Gauguin, who began working life as a successful businessman and stockbroker in Paris.

A bird’s eye view

In the Aboriginal Dreamtime, the all-father of the Kulin people is known as Bunjil who, after having created the lands and the people, flew up with his wives and sons into the tharingbek (sky or heavens) to become the ea