Uniting Church is the First Church in Australia to Officially Acknowledge Aboriginal and Islander Peoples as First Peoples of Australia

The Uniting Church is the first church in Australia to constitutionally acknowledge Aboriginal and Islander peoples as the First Peoples of Australia.

Uniting Church President Rev Alistair Macrae says the change to the preamble signifies the natural and rightful extension of the covenantal relationship that the Uniting Church has with the Indigenous people of the church, and by extension of this land.

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Each Person has a Story: Fears and Facts about Asylum Seekers

Following a recent town meeting in Northam, where concerns were raised about a proposed detention centre for asylum seekers, the Social Justice Unit for the Uniting Church in Western Australia, CARAD and the Anglican Social Responsibilities Commission have prepared this fact sheet which examines many of the fears our community has about refugees. Continue reading

Prayer Meeting for Christians in Iraq

Tomorrow, Saturday 13 November at 4.30pm, an ecumenical prayer meeting will be held at the Fremantle Uniting Church (corner Market & Cantonment Streets, Fremantle) to pray for an end to persecution of Christians in Iraq. The prayer meeting will be led by Rev Dr Emanuel Audisho, multicultural ministry co-ordinator for the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Western Australia.

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