Manningham breaks new ground in securing future

Manningham Uniting Church is building an ambitious new centre of worship and community engagement in Templestowe, funded by four congregations coming together and making strategic use of their properties.

Site inspection

In his new book Property and Progress for a Pilgrim People, Michael Owen reflects on property in the UCA and asks to whom does a congregation’s property really belong? 

Building for the future

REVIEW BY SUZANNE YANKO BOOK | MAKING PROPERTY SERVE MISSION | FRED BATTERTON The author lays it on the line in his introduction. “My two passions are architecture and my Christian faith”.

Mission in their sites

Artist impression of proposed Burgundy St hub DAVID SOUTHWELL Focusing on mission is helping congregations make decisions about church property to adapt to changing circumstances and manage a process that can be both exc

Strategic thinking

By NIGEL TAPP Property can enhance a congregation’s life.