When words fail

Journalists and communications specialists are immersed in a world of words. We recognise the power of carefully chosen, well nuanced words. So too do government departments…remember Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister.

Call to reduce alcohol-related violence

The Justice and International Mission (JIM) unit of the Commission for Mission has issued a joint postcard action calling for the Victorian Government to place restrictions on liquor outlets to reduce harm and improve co

Old message for new age

In 1963, New Testament scholar and Church of England bishop John Robinson published Honest to God, a small book which precipitated a storm of controversy in the church.

Popularised, punished or simply prophetic?

Leaving the screening of the new documentary In Bob We Trust, I think to myself that Father Bob Maguire (pictured), Melbourne’s ‘larrikin’ Catholic priest, has probably just become one of my favourite people.

CFM seeks board members

The Commission for Mission (CFM) is exploring ways to improve Church processes when appointing or suggesting individuals for board appointments in institutions. This includes UCA community service agencies and schools.

A sad farewell

In some cases, the divestment of property is hastening an inevitable sale. The East Boundary Road site of Leighmoor Uniting Church is one of 14 sites identified for divestment.

Sundays in September at Church of All Nations

During September the church building at Carlton’s Church of All Nations was under renovation and this fact, when applied to the season of spring and the liturgical season of creation, led the worship planners to hold thr

Meet The Love Punks

Children from Roeburne pose in character as The Love Punks & The Satellite Sisters from Neomad.

It’s Mak time

Gerry Mak (pictured) has been appointed as chief executive of UnitingCare Community Options (UCCO).

Grief, love, endurance

                                Just outside the city of Salisbury are the ruins of a town called Old Sarum, which had a cathedral and bish