Introducing the new Gen Sec

Rev Dr Mark Lawrence might be new to the role of General Secretary of the Synod but he is definitely not new to the Uniting Church.

Have you heard the people sing?

Set in post-revolutionary France, Les Miserables tells the story of several individuals whose lives intertwine, leading up to the June Rebellion of 1832 (AKA the Paris Uprising).

Creating is believing

By Megan Graham How often do we take time to appreciate our unique and wondrous ability to create something new? Do we value all the steps along the way – the first glimmer of an idea, the way it comes together in our mi

Childhood friends

Eleven-year-old Jemima Taylor recently travelled to India with her mother, Uniting World’s Cath Taylor, and  family. Amid the poverty and hardship, she found children who wanted to play and dance – just like her.

How do we fight resident evil?

Protesters call for an end to violence against women in India Violence, particularly sexual abuse, is perhaps one of the most common human rights abuses in the world that leads to the death of many women.

All in readiness for Pancake Day

Preparing for Pancake Day in Launceston on February 12 are (from left): UnitingCare Tasmania Chief Executive Lindy O’Neill, David Miller (Trinity UC) and Shirley Blackman (Pilgrim UC) Throughout the last decade Pancake

Opportunity for singles

The prospect of dating in the over-40 age bracket leaves many weak at the knees. It’s a time when people can find themselves unexpectedly single after divorce or the death of a partner.

Voice for the voiceless

Possible Dreams International (PDI) is a Melbourne based not-for-profit organisation currently working with 32 remote communities in Swaziland – a country with the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the world.

Facing doubt

In Defence of Doubt: an invitation to adventure by Val Webb Publisher: Mosaic Press Review by Noel Preston The quest for certainty is part of the human condition.

Driving a bargain

Glenys Bounday proudly shows off one of the new buses.