Korea talks

The synod’s NextGen reflected on the importance of remembering history as they shared their experiences from their recent contextual learning trip to South Korea with Uniting Church congregations.

Heart and Seoul

Last month, synod NextGen youth visited South Korea for a contextual learning trip. Tim Lam, who accompanied the group, reports on their journey.

NextGen sets out on Korea path

TIM LAM South Korea is often described as a Christian success story. From humble beginnings, Christianity endured persecution and political division to become the largest religion in South Korea.

A spiritual investment

By Chip Henriss The Commission for Mission’s Next Gen tour to China has inspired its participants to build upon their life in the church.

A big year for NextGen

The synod’s NextGen youth have celebrated a year of milestones and achievements in 2015. This year marked 30 years since the Uniting Church declared itself a multicultural Church.

Supporting the next generation

By Penny Mulvey Seven representatives of the NextGen group which travelled to China in September for a contextual learning trip. They spoke of their trip at a special event at the Synod offices late last month.

NextGen Camp

Participants Mira Olivia, Helen Kinna and Love Nafatali at last year’s camp. Approximately 80 young people travelled to Merricks Lodge in July this year on the Mornington Peninsula for the annual NextGen camp.

NextGen Youth find their voice

Participants from last year’s youth camp (pictured) travelled to the Uniting Church Grantville Lodge in July for a weekend of learning, reflection and worship.

Investing in our future

The Commission for Mission’s InterCultural unit is asking congregations and individuals to help 30 young people from the synod’s diverse ethnic communities travel to China for a contextual learning experience.