Ray’s 60 years of spreading the gospel

At the end of Glenroy Uniting Church’s Sunday service on 14 October worship team leader Ray Averill announced that this would be “hanging up his preaching boots” after more than 60 years as a lay preacher.

Giving it all in the Pacific

UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer didn’t shy away from the big issues of women’s equality, the devastating impact of changing climate and domestic violence during recent trips to Bali, Fiji and Vanuatu.

November Crosslight out now

All of the November Crosslight stories are available here. Crosslight can also be read as a digital newspaper.

Habit forming

A crucifix-wearing Catholic nun was the unlikely catalyst for reconnecting Amna Iqbal to her Islamic faith.

Hope floats

Artist Denise Keele-bedford’s installation A Gold Boat for a Gold Coin will be displayed at the Adrift Red Gallery exhibition.

Stepping up to run a business

Stepping Stones is a micro-enterprise training and support program tailored to women from refugee, migrant and asylum seeker backgrounds.

Schooled in real Christian examples

BETH DONNELLY “Didn’t Jesus speak English?” “Are you a Christian or a Catholic?” “Ooh I know! We’re the one with the bird!” Working with 450 children and teenagers features daily moments of wisdom, insight, and facepalms

After the tsunami

UnitingWorld church partners have responded quickly to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi in late September.