Last night the Moderators and Presidents took me out for our last feed together. They said it was in a gondola. I thought we were going on the lake again. But it turned out to be a lot of little sky cars each with enough room for four, hanging on a cable!
Shaun reporting from a very wet Queenstown on Day 3 of the Moderators’ and Presidents’ Conference.
The Australian Government has failed the Australian people with its decision to delay any further work on an emissions trading scheme, says the President of the Uniting Church in Australia, Rev Alistair Macrae. Continue reading
Shaun reporting from a wet and foggy Queenstown on Day 2 of the Moderators’ and Presidents’ Conference. Continue reading
Title: Save the Children Annual Book Sale
Location: University of Western Australia
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Description: Save the Children is hosting its 46th book sale from Friday 20–Tuesday 26 August at the University of Western Australia.
Books are priced from 50c and include a wide range of genres.
For more info visit the website at www.savethechildren.org.au.
Start Date: 2010-08-20
End Date: 2010-08-26
Title: Make Poverty History Senate Electoral Forum
Location: Perth Town Hall
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Description: Make Poverty History is hosting a Senate Electoral Forum on Saturday 8 May, 1pm–3pm at the Perth Town Hall. Speakers include Senator Louise Pratt (ALP), Senator Mathias Cormann (Liberal) and Senator Rachel Siewert (Greens).
This is your chance to ask our political leaders their views and policies on global poverty, climate change and Australia’s commitments to the millennium development goals.
For more info visit www.makepovertyhistory.com.au.
Start Time: 1:00pm
End Time: 3:00pm
In 2009, the Uniting Church in WA started a new tradition of celebrating Pentecost as a recognition of our multicultural foundation and a proclamation of our Christian heritage. This year’s Pentecost Multicultural Celebration will be held on 23 May, 7:00pm at the GKI Indonesian Church, 2A Willis Street Mosmon Park.
Join in this very special celebration; experience worship with music and prayer with different languages and cultures.
Gnowangerup Uniting Church is holding a ‘Back to Gnowangerup’ special celebration service for all people who have ever lived in or around Gnowangerup. It will be held on 12 September 2010 at 10.30am and you are invited to bring food to share for lunch. More information will be available closer to the date.
The Creative Living Centre, at All Saints Floreat Uniting Church (Click here), is holding a 12-part study series on First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom of God.
The sessions will look at the work of two of the world’s leading Jesus scholars, Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on DVD, filmed on location througout Galilee and Jerusalem.
This morning, Moderators and Presidents gathered in Queenstown from all over Australia and New Zealand for their annual conference. Continue reading