UnitingCare Australia’s national director, Susan Helyar, welcomed the release today of the Australia Institute’s report Missing out: Unclaimed government assistance and concession benefits.
Year C: Trinity Sunday, 30 May 2010
Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5
Coorow Uniting Church
…at the entrance of the portals she cries out
The use of asylum seekers for political point-scoring has now reached a new low. Leaders of the Uniting Church in Australia are horrified by the most recent remarks and policy announcement by the Opposition. Continue reading
World Environment Day was established by the United Nations in 1972 to stimulate worldwide awareness of the environment and encourage political attention and action. It is celebrated annually on 5 June. Continue reading
In early 2006, the Uniting Church in WA ran a workshop on how to be a ‘Thriving Church’. The two-day conference was led by Thomas Bandy, a writer and consultant with a reputation for injecting fresh approaches to the 21st Century church . More than four years later, members of the Leeming Uniting Church reflect on the lasting impact it has had on their life together. Continue reading
Are you thinking of joining in the Greenbelt/Taize Tour later this year but not sure what to expect? Michelle Coram tries to explain… Continue reading
Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June) gives us the opportunity to reflect, through prayer, thought, discussion, and act on what still needs to be done in reconciliation. Continue reading
Year C: Easter 7, 16 May 2010
Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97
Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21; John 17:20-26
St Peter’s and Emmaus Community Church
Sirs, what must i do to be saved?
To keep the life of the Uniting church at its focus of worship and caring, it can’t be all about working at a grass roots level. The May 2010 Presbytery meeting took place on May 15 at Mandurah Uniting Church where ministers, retired ministers and lay preachers come together to tackle some of the tough business issues for the Uniting Church in Western Australia.
UnitingWorld, the international development and partnerships arm of the National Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia, welcomes the increased focus on international aid as part of the 2010/11 Budget announced by the Australian government on Tuesday 11 May 2010. Continue reading