Committed to serve

THROUGHOUT the Uniting Church, thousands of hours are devoted each year to serving on committees. Without the dedication of such volunteers very little would actually be achieved within the church.

Synod 2013

A FLASH mob, poetry readings and laughter about our cultural idiosyncrasies were among the highlights of a significant Synod meeting that decided by agreement to support special circumstances to ensure the financial sust

A journey to other sacred spaces

By April Robinson and Larry Marshall Uniting Through Faiths – Synod of UCA ON a warm sun-kissed autumnal day, we head out to the seaside at Frankston.

Cheer up, it’s not all bad

I’VE just finished class. It’s nearly 3 pm. Wednesdays are always busy – university from 9 am to 3 pm and I won’t be home until 9:45 pm tonight.

Learning for life

I AM currently studying at Australian Catholic University, where I find myself as the only non-school teacher in a room of teachers and the only non-Catholic in a room of Catholics.

Anzac and Synod 2013

Thanks AS a mover of the original synod proposal in 2011, my thanks to Mark Zirnsak and other committee members for the production of the report on Afghanistan, with its careful suggestions about developing a just peace.

Letting go

WELL, at the time of writing this I have been your Moderator for two weeks.

Let them be seen

Hidden People Review by Andrew Juma OF THE major pandemics afflicting the world, leprosy is probably the one forgotten by mainstream society.

Slapstick genius

  One Man, Two Guvnors By Richard Bean, Arts Centre Melbourne Playhouse until 22 June Review by Penny Mulvey   Owain Arthur ONE Man, Two Guvnors is pure old fashioned, slapstick comedy exquisitely performed.