For those uninitiated in the decision-making process of the Uniting Church, it can be a little confusing to attend a meeting where three coloured cards – orange, yellow and blue – seem to dominate proceedings.
Forty years ago today the Uniting Church in Australia was born. Former Associate General Secretary Peter Blackwood’s parents, Rev Ron and Jean, attended the first Assembly gathering and evening service.
Next month is the Uniting Church in Australia’s 40th birthday. What memories are conjured up for you as you look back to 22nd June 1977? I was a student at a Methodist girls’ school in Sydney.