Synod 2023 day three recap

Adopting a health-based approach to drug use, and supporting the concept of secure work were proposals adopted today on day three of Synod 2023.

Synod 2023 day two recap

The announcement of Rev Salesi Faupula as Moderator-elect, a Tributes Service, a number of proposals, and the opportunity for members to explore a range of issues were all part of day two of Synod 2023.

Moderator-elect chosen

Rev Salesi Faupula has been confirmed today as Moderator-elect of the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, and will fill the role of Moderator from 2025-2028.

Synod 2023 day one recap

Day one of Synod 2023 featured Opening Worship, Bible studies, a number of reports and a presentation from Moderator-elect nominee Rev Salesi Faupula.

Robyn takes up new role

Rev Associate Professor Robyn Whitaker will take on the role of Director of the newly created Wesley Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Policy.

Students asked to carry torch

A valedictory service at Pilgrim Theological College last Friday celebrated those students who have completed their degrees.

Focus on plight of Uyghurs

Human rights abuses in East Turkistan will be explored when Australian Uyghur Tangritagh Women's Association President Ramila Chanisheff addresses Synod 2023 next week.

Striking art goes on show

The 'Tending to Stories' art exhibition, at the Centre for Theology and Ministry until November 24, is attracting plenty of attention.

Service calls for peace

Moderator David Fotheringham joined other Church leaders on Friday in a service of peace, prayers and meditations in the wake of recent conflict in the Middle East.

Environment for change

Koonung Heights Uniting Church has joined a long list of churches being recognised for their environmental achievements.

Opening the door to faith

Anne Pate and her husband Alister are building a strong community of faith at Northcote Uniting Church.

Volunteers to the fore

Uniting AgeWell volunteers are proving the old adage that it's as much fun to give as it is to receive.