Launceston South Church closes after 180 years

After 180 years of meeting the spiritual needs of the people of Launceston South, the South Esk Uniting Church Cluster yesterday closed the doors on the Uniting Church building in Margaret St for the final time.

Op shop rises from the ashes

The Bridgewater Gagebrook Uniting Church has re-opened its op shop doors again after the building was severely damaged by a deliberately lit fire on 6 April.

Carol’s legacy of listening and leadership

NIGEL TAPP Carol Bennett may not be a Tasmanian by birth or upbringing, but she has certainly established herself as an ardent advocate for the Church in the island state during her eight years as the synod liaison mini

Honours for North-West Tasmania churchwomen

Mavis Rowlands When long-time Burnie Uniting Church member Mavis Rowlands was informed she had been successfully nominated for an Order of Australia Medal (OAM), her first instinct was to not accept it.

The healing power of home

When 89-year-old Reginald Rigby suffered a serious fall at home earlier this month and broke his left shoulder, hospital staff offered him the choice of recovering in respite care or at an aged care home.

Tasmania hosts UAICC National Conference

Haileigh Childs (left), from Queensland, and Donna Champion, from South Australia, at the UAICC National Conference The week-long Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress’ 2015 National Conference began at Poat

Art and chaos

Danser la musique The Red Queen shook her head, “You may call it nonsense if you like,” she said, “but I’ve heard nonsense, compared with which that would be as sensible as a dictionary!” Through the Looking-Glass, and W