School’s out for chaplains

Chaplains from nine Uniting Church schools gathered at Cleveland Winery in Lancefield for their annual retreat in August.

Remembrance Day Reflections

The case for ADF chaplains Forty five ordained ministers are endorsed by the Assembly of the Uniting Church to serve as Australian Defence Force Chaplains.

Farewell to chaplains

SARAH LOCKWOOD “I have found in the last seven years I’ve been at the school that my world, my understanding of God, my understanding of what it means to be a human person in this world has just exploded.

Spiritual first responders

PENNY MULVEY Chaplains volunteering with the Victorian Council of Churches Emergencies Ministry spoke to more than 3300 people on the day of, and the days following, January’s Bourke St rampage.

Bendigo hosts Global Chaplaincy Conference

More than 115 higher education chaplains met in Bendigo for the Global Chaplaincy Conference in July. The week-long conference is hosted every four years in different locations throughout the world.

A heart for chaplaincy

DEB BENNETT As the coordinator of chaplaincy at Epworth Hospital in Richmond, Rev Lauren Mosso is continuing a decades-long church relationship with the hospital.

Starting school

February is one of the busiest months of the year for school chaplains in Uniting Church schools across Victoria and Tasmania. The role of a school chaplain varies from school to school.

Chaplains chatting

Victorian Uniting Church Chaplains have come together for education and peer development in two separate gatherings in recent months.

Steve gets on his bike to Tasmania

Steve Terrell’s shiny new motorcycle has attracted as much attention as he has in his first few weeks as the Chaplain at Launceston’s Scotch Oakburn College.

Chaplains add soul to support patients

A support program aimed at assisting patients with a mental illness at Tasmania’s North-West Regional Hospital has been recognised with a national best of care award by Spiritual Care Australia (SCA).