synod 2021 day two recap

Day two of Synod 2021 featured the announcement of David Fotheringham as the next Moderator and a discussion on challenges facing the Synod, while a number of proposals and reports were supported and presented.

synod 2021 day one recap

Day one of Synod 2021 featured an address from Moderator Denise Liersch, Synod Business Committee proceedings and an introduction to Moderator-elect candidates David Fotheringham, Rachel Kronberger and Cameron McAdam.

Fostering a sense of care for children

There is a crisis in our community that has gone unreported and, as a result, is unnoticed. And it involves children - vulnerable children. The matter is widespread and urgent and help is needed. Now.

Focus is on assisting faith communities

As the Uniting Church's structures and responsibilities change over time, it's important to adapt and explore the opportunities presented, writes Synod Liaison Minister for Tasmania, Rohan Pryor.

For many, it’s a question of faith

What is faith? How would you define it? Are faith and belief one and the same thing? What would the world look like without faith? So many questions, but all the answers lie within.

Synod meeting prepares to make history

This month's "virtual" Synod Meeting will be like none before it, but it remains vital to ensuring we continue to serve the life and mission of the Church.

Moderator-elect candidates

This month's Synod 2021 will see a Moderator-elect chosen to replace Denise Liersch in 2022. Meet candidates David Fotheringham, Rachel Kronberger and Cameron McAdam.

Why I am returning my AO honour

Uniting Church minister Alistair Macrae is returning his 2017 Australia Day honour in protest over the upgrading of an award to tennis great Margaret Court, despite her controversial anti-LGBTI comments.