Money or mission?

Rev Swee Ann Kon says growing CALD communities within the Uniting Church are not receiving adequate financial support.

The leading cultural question

Less than a decade after it was formed the Uniting Church in Australia boldly declared itself to be a multicultural Church.

Languages matter

A multicultural church is a multilingual church, writes Rev Swee Ann Koh, director of the synod's intercultural unit.

Finding your voice, telling your stories

SWEE ANN KOH I found my voice in this church only in the recent past. I had become frustrated with the huge gap between the rhetoric (‘the Uniting Church in Australia is a multicultural church’) and my lived experiences.

Many Voices – December 2016

Many Voices is the newsletter of the synod’s Intercultural Unit. You can read the December 2016 edition here.

Leadership for the modern Korea woman

Silvia Yang can’t escape the feeling that God has had a hand in her new role as CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) relationship officer for the Uniting Church.

Visit of Prof Musa Dube

DEV ANANDARAJAN In July Professor Musa Dube will visit Melbourne at the invitation of the Centre for Theology and Ministry and the synod’s Intercultural unit.

Rethinking ‘race’ riots

DEVANANDAN ANANDARAJAN The mob violence in Melbourne during Moomba may give the semblance of a race related riots because the youth involved came from predominantly African (Sudanese) and Islander backgrounds.

Sudanese connections in Ballarat

Ballarat is home to a strong community of Sudanese migrants. Many worship at the Ballarat Central Uniting Church and engage in a diverse range of activities to strengthen their connection with locals.

Singing from the same hymn book

By DEB BENNETT One of the perks of working for Crosslight is that we can venture out of our office to visit churches throughout the synod.