Hope and healing

By Penny Mulvey On Friday 20 September, 15 people died in a bomb attack in a Sunni mosque in Iraq.

Acting for peace in Syria

Ahmed (5) from the southern Syrian city of Daara outside his tent in Zaatari refugee camp.

Risk to freedom to protest

The Federal Government is considering banning virtually any activism which seeks to hold Australian companies to account for their business practices overseas, particularly when poor environmental standards are alleged.

Church continues to debate who can say ‘I do’

At a same-sex marriage debate held at a Uniting Church last month, one thing all three speakers seemed to agree on was the fact that marriage is an institution that has undergone significant change.

Letters

The May 2013 Synod was very poorly informed about the facts which led up to the abrupt demise of the college on 17 October 2012.

Mixed emotions to future direction

By Penny Mulvey Many conversations about mission and property have been held throughout the synod during the past three months. Church councils have reflected on how their buildings are used within their communities.

Shopping for solar

Kildonan UnitingCare is in the running to receive up to $2 million from corporate entity eftpos…and it needs your vote.

Stop the donkeys

I John 3:18 – “…Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.” The image above is not intended as an insult to Christians, or as a snide joke.

Coach signs off in style

Penleigh and Essendon Grammar First XVIII football coach Ken Fletcher (pictured) has celebrated his retirement from the role by returning the Associated Grammar Schools’ championship shield to the school.