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.


Review by Penny Mulvey The latest offering from the Melbourne Theatre Company, Constellations is a riveting attempt to create a visual representation of the controversial string theory of quantum physics.

Service recognised

Vivian with her mother Congratulations to Vivian Dawood, from Lentara UnitingCare who recently received the 2012 Youth Volunteer of the Year award for the electorate of Caldwell.

Thank you for the music

Anita with husband Bruce (left) and Rev Renton                                     A presentation of flowers was made to Anita Toz

Mission a labour of love

Shipmates-(from-left)-Zheng-Cheng-and-Lin-We-Ming-enoy-a-game-of-basketball-at-the-BBSM By Nigel Tapp The simple light brown brick house overlooks the Port of Bell Bay, in Tasmania’s north.

A good citizen

Pam is congratulated by Prime Minister Julia Gillard Pam Adams, a volunteer with UnitingCare Wodonga, Albury Wodonga Foodshare and the Red Cross Telecross service is pictured with the Prime Minister, The Hon.