UnitingCare Australia’s National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds has welcomed the announcement yesterday of a high level group to advise the Federal Government on equity issues in Australia’s superannuation system. Continue reading
Are you tongue-tied? Too nervous? Don’t know how to start or end a sermon -and organize the stuff in between? Preaching for Lay Leaders provides the basics of preparing a sermon and how to deliver it. It’s geared for first-timers and for those who feel they need a refresher. Continue reading
The Uniting Church in Australia believes that today’s report from the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People signals a landmark opportunity in our journey towards reconciliation. It is a necessary step following the moving apology delivered by the then Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, in February 2008. Continue reading
The Uniting Church Synod of Victoria & Tasmania are currently working to collect signatures on their petition to Chris Bowen, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship. The petition calls for an increase in the overall size of the Refugee and Humanitarian Program. Will you add your name? Continue reading
Would you believe that Lent is just around the corner? Beginning on February 22nd, Lent Event is set to be a time of spiritual renewal and community building. But, have you bought your Journey Guide yet? Continue reading
Nedlands Uniting Church will be holding a Men’s Breakfast on Saturday 11 February at 8.00am.
Guest speaking will be Prof Hung Shik Kim on ‘Journeys to the UN and beyond: Working with NGO’s from a Christian perspective.’
For more info and to RSVP call 9386 1770 after 17 January.
A Children’s Ministry Training with Beth Barnett will be held on Sunday 12 February from 12.30–4.30pm at Mount Pleasant Uniting Church.
Three sessions will be held costing $2 each. This event is organised by Mount Pleasant Uniting Church and Scripture Union and sponsored by First Third Ministry.
For more info call Rick Morrell on 9260 9800 or register to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
For more info on Beth Barnett and to download a flyer visit http://www.wa.uca.org.au/firstthird/2012/01/10/childrens-ministry-training-with-beth-barnett/.
Passing the Baton: Children’s workers’ training day and expo will be held on Saturday 11 February from 9.00am–4.30pm at Churchlands Christian Fellowship, 154 Balcatta Rd, Balcatta.
The event will include 35 expo displays as well as keynote speaker, Joel Chelliah from Centrepoint Church.
Registration is $35 or $30 before 24 January. Registrations close 8 February.
For more info visit www.passingthebaton.org.au or call Brady Williams on 9291 9293 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Western Australian Council of Social Service (WACOSS) is currently offering workshops on how Boards work and what it means for leadership in community services and outreach. An Introduction to being on a Board/Committee workshop will be held on Thursday 9 February from 4.30pm–7.30pm in West Perth.
A training and networking program for community service sector board members will follow on from this event.
For more info visit http://www.wacoss.org.au/services/public_training_workshops_2011/wacoss_workshops_all/11-12-15/Introduction_to_Being_on_a_Board_Committee.aspx or call 9420 7222 or contact Ian Passmore on 9260 9800 or email email@example.com.