He is risen indeed

Happy Easter! As we celebrate the central event of the Christian faith may it be a time of joy and renewal for you. We are Easter people.

Lest we forget

On April 25, Anzac Day, Australians will pause to remember those who served in war under our nation’s flag, particularly those who didn’t return.

Review: Life after Death

Life after Death Damien Echols I probably wouldn’t have picked this book up if it hadn’t been recommended. The subject matter was off-putting and the book wasn’t particularly well structured.

Meeting artists faith-to-faith

While some believe we are now in a post-faith era, religion continues to have a huge effect on many aspects of life – particularly in an increasingly multicultural society where globalisation has seen the world’s culture

Capturing and harvesting energy has been a pattern of Australian life for more than two hundred years. We recycle, re-gift, switch off, hang out. However, more can still be done.

A new role for Alastair

The former President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Alastair Macrae (pictured) is assisting Uniting Aged Care Vic/Tas establish the new position of Director of Mission.

Paternal love

Beloved Father – Beloved Son by Graeme Rutherford and Jonathan Rutherford Mosaic Press 2013, rrp $19.

Notre Dame Cathedral comes to Toorak

Jennifer Chou at the TUC organ Toorak Uniting Church will take to the world stage in May when it joins celebrations to mark the 850th anniversary the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Reclaiming an ancient Christian tradition

By Heather Gallagher Queenscliff Uniting Church is one of a growing number of churches throughout Australia reinvigorating the Stations of the Cross as a community art event.

Bursary boost

Hannah Rate (pictured), a member of Koornang Uniting Church, Murrumbeena, is the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania’s first recipient of a $1500 Joan Stott Uniting Church Adult Fellowship (UCAF) bursary for study in 2013.

Dying for seafood

While some may baulk at the cost of seafood, few realise the price paid by some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.