As I have visited various churches around Melbourne and beyond in the past several months, I have seen many friendly churches. So let me take this opportunity to say thank you for the welcome I’ve received.
There are many things about Melbourne that make it an attractive city to live in. The football (yes, I’m a tragic fan). The cute, quaint coffee shops in all sorts of corners and alleyways in the city.
A petition of 570 signatures collected by Uniting Church members was tabled in the Victorian Parliament.
Dan Wootton was installed as Moderator at the opening service of the Church’s Synod meeting at La Trobe University’s Union Theatre on Friday 3 May.
MR ALF Popple, a member of the Neale Street congregation in Bendigo, recently celebrated his 100th birthday.
VISITING Indonesian minister Rev Novita Sutanto took a host of valuable experiences and fond memories home to Jakarta when she departed the synod after a three-month stay at the end of last month.
ALMOST 100 guests commemorated Wesley Mission Victoria’s 120th birthday early last month.
FOR the past 30 years, the Uniting Church in Australia and the Lutheran Church of Australia have shared a close relationship.
By Nigel Tapp
THE President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Professor Andrew Dutney, was not overly concerned about the national deficit unveiled in the Federal Budget last month.
THE world’s largest supplier of cut roses has been taken to court for tax evasion by the Kenyan Government.
A LEADING UnitingCare agency in Melbourne’s east has stepped in to stop more than 140 children and adults living at a 50 bed rooming house in Oakleigh from becoming homeless after its owner closed the facility.
FOLLOWING the terrible tragedy of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, claiming the lives of more than 1,100 people, the new moderator, Dan Wootton, has written to Woolworths, Coles, Target, Kmart, Cotton On and Pacifi
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