The things that matter

The work of education in the church is about identifying the important things, and to go deeper into our knowledge and understanding of them, writes Sean Winter.

Peter Blackwood Q&A

Peter Blackwood, coordinator of the Uniting Church Icon Schools and retried UCA minister, has been painted more than 100 icons.

Port Fairy church weaves a welcoming tapestry

JULIE PERRIN The Port Fairy Folk Festival is a much-loved community event with many attendees returning year after year to enjoy a range of music, comedy, spoken word, workshops and craft stalls.

Three blessings

An Easter reflection from Moderator Rev Sharon Hollis.

Poetic harmony

Kingswood College year 10s listened to spoken word artist Manal Younus, who shared her poetry to demonstrate the power of words in shaping the stories that people tell about themselves and others.

Putting children first

Children have been pushed to the margins of the church for too long, according to an expert on children’s spirituality.

Manningham Uniting ready for next chapter

In mid-March, congregation members from all four Manningham UC sites gathered together for the final service at the Anderson Creek Road church in Doncaster East.

Sumaya Harare and loving who you are

Next month Sumaya Harare makes her first appearance as a guest speaker at Sacred Edge, a festival of arts, music, justice and spirituality hosted by the Queenscliff Uniting Church.