Just recently we received Lafaek Diak Foundation’s October 2008 Update. Lafaek Diak Foundation is an indigenous community development organisation working in East Timor. It is also the Uniting Church WA Synod’s partner organisation in East Timor. Continue reading
On 15th October the “International Parliamentarians for West Papua” was launched in London. Continue reading
UnitingCare West was invited to appear before the Senate Inquiry into the Social Security and Veteran’s Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Schooling Requirements) Bill 2008 hearing held in Perth on 9 October 2008. Continue reading
Robert Watson was commissioned as mission development leader with UnitingCare West at a celebratory service at Wesley College Chapel today. Continue reading
The issues of climate change, human rights and the death penalty were among those raised when the Uniting Church met with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for the first time. To find out more, visit the National Assembly website.
The Moderator of the Uniting Church in WA, Rev Ken Williams, was contacted today by The Sunday Times for comment about the tradition of Halloween. Ken said Christians shouldn’t worry about the day’s negative aspects but rather claim its true meaning in the cause of goodness. Continue reading
UnitingCare West’s second Annual Public Meeting will be held on 27 October 2008 in the chapel at Wesley College in South Perth at 4.30pm. Guest speaker Karen Middleton has worked as a political journalist in the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery for almost 20 years.
The Uniting Church in Australia has reaffirmed its opposition to the death penalty, amidst speculation that the execution of three men responsible for the 2002 Bali Bombings is imminent. Continue reading