I am sorely troubled by our Church’s financial crisis at this time.

Kids just want to learn

The visit to MITA has become a permanent part of my week. Although difficult and sometimes unbearable – mostly because I feel helpless – I can’t stop going to see my friends. And even that is getting harder.

Busan calling

A VISITING delegation of Korean Church leaders has invited the Uniting Church to share in the spirit at the 10th World Council of Churches (WCC) Assembly in Busan, South Korea from 30 October to 8 November this year.

Corruption concerns

The Commission for Mission’s Justice and International (JIM) unit is continuing to lobby the Tasmanian Government-owned Hydro Tasmania to stop doing business with Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB), which is accused of operatin

Forging friendships in faith

AboutFACE introduced Filipino-born Berlin Guerrero to the First Peoples of Australia. Such an introduction was one that Berlin had dreamt of for many years while awaiting his Australian protection visa.

Progressive powwow

Prof Marcus Borg how can i get my ex girlfriend back The triennial Common Dreams Conference of religious progressives will be held in Canberra this year from 19 to 22 September.

Asylum Seeker Project joins Lentara

Crosslight readers raised a range of questions following last month’s article regarding the transfer of Hotham Mission ASP to Lentara UnitingCare.

Australia’s shame

By Penny Mulvey On Tuesday 23 July, approximately 370 thousand babies were born throughout the world.

Tongan National Conference

More than 1000 Tongan members of the Uniting Church in Australia, their friends and supporters gathered at Kurrajong at the foot of the Blue Mountains in June to take part in the annual Tongan National Conference (TNC).

How bad can it get?

I’m in the middle of the visiting room in Broadmeadows Detention Centre. It’s loud, children running around. Families talking. There is music. But in a corner I see Frank.

The ripples of sex abuse

( Left to Right ) Commissioner Bob Atkinson APM, Helen Milroy, Justice Peter McClellan AM, Justice Jennifer Coate, Robert Fitzgerald and Andrew Murray .