Meeting the challenge

Ballarat Central Parish On 19 May, the day of Pentecost, Ballarat Central Uniting Church issued a challenge to its own congregation and neighbouring churches to climb the steep hill alongside the church and sign the Mic

Service of the century

More than 60 people travelled from Ballarat, Maryborough, Avoca, Moonambel and surrounding districts to celebrate the centenary of the Moonambel Uniting Church in April.

Working together to end human trafficking

The synod has formalised its working relationship with the Seafood Importers Association of Australasia (SIAA) to “work together for the elimination of human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage and the worst forms o

Change afoot

The moderator has written a letter of lament to the Church as part of an information pack that was sent out to congregations, presbyteries, agencies, schools and other UCA entities late last month.

Lessons from Ireland

Emmet O’Cuana grew up in Dublin, Ireland and emigrated in 2008 to the other side of the world.

Connecting congregations

Emmet O’Cuana (pictured) is the new online content coordinator for the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania.

July editorial

By Penny Mulvey Politics can be grubby. Certainly the leadership spill of 26 June seemed cynical and disheartening.

The son of a preacher man

Peter dabbled with fame when the adult orchestra he performs with (above) appeared on the ABC’s Spicks and Specs.

Aussie kids support refugees

Melbourne was the first Australian city to celebrate World Refugee Day, which began with a protest to free more than 1600 children held behind barbed wire and a call to end mandatory detention.