Friendly Melbourne churches

As I have visited various churches around Melbourne and beyond in the past several months, I have seen many friendly churches. So let me take this opportunity to say thank you for the welcome I’ve received.

July letters

There are many things about Melbourne that make it an attractive city to live in. The football (yes, I’m a tragic fan). The cute, quaint coffee shops in all sorts of corners and alleyways in the city.

Questioning TAFE cuts

A petition of 570 signatures collected by Uniting Church members was tabled in the Victorian Parliament.

Synod 2013

Dan Wootton was installed as Moderator at the opening service of the Church’s Synod meeting at La Trobe University’s Union Theatre on Friday 3 May.

Centenarian’s service

MR ALF Popple, a member of the Neale Street congregation in Bendigo, recently celebrated his 100th birthday.

Fond memories

VISITING Indonesian minister Rev Novita Sutanto took a host of valuable experiences and fond memories home to Jakarta when she departed the synod after a three-month stay at the end of last month.

Talking faith to faith

FOR the past 30 years, the Uniting Church in Australia and the Lutheran Church of Australia have shared a close relationship.

Budget hit and miss

By Nigel Tapp THE President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Professor Andrew Dutney, was not overly concerned about the national deficit unveiled in the Federal Budget last month.