Capturing and harvesting energy has been a pattern of Australian life for more than two hundred years. We recycle, re-gift, switch off, hang out. However, more can still be done.

A new role for Alastair

The former President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Alastair Macrae (pictured) is assisting Uniting Aged Care Vic/Tas establish the new position of Director of Mission.

Paternal love

Beloved Father – Beloved Son by Graeme Rutherford and Jonathan Rutherford Mosaic Press 2013, rrp $19.

Notre Dame Cathedral comes to Toorak

Jennifer Chou at the TUC organ Toorak Uniting Church will take to the world stage in May when it joins celebrations to mark the 850th anniversary the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Reclaiming an ancient Christian tradition

By Heather Gallagher Queenscliff Uniting Church is one of a growing number of churches throughout Australia reinvigorating the Stations of the Cross as a community art event.

Bursary boost

Hannah Rate (pictured), a member of Koornang Uniting Church, Murrumbeena, is the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania’s first recipient of a $1500 Joan Stott Uniting Church Adult Fellowship (UCAF) bursary for study in 2013.

Dying for seafood

While some may baulk at the cost of seafood, few realise the price paid by some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.

Droughts and flooding rain

As Australians battle multiple natural disasters throughout the nation, Frontier Services staff are doing what they can to stand beside people and lend a hand.

Taking the lead

Young leaders By Bethany Broadstock “‘Beloved,’ said the Glorious One, ‘unless your desire had been for me you would not have sought so long and so truly. For all find what they truly seek.

All hands on deck

Rona Russell is a Samoan member of the Frankston Uniting Church. She maintains close contact with Samoa. In September 2009, a tsunami devastated the southwest coast of Upolu.