World Council of Church disowns doctrine used against Indigenous Peoples

In a recent meeting, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee denounced the “Doctrine of Discovery”, which has been used to subjugate and colonise indigenous peoples. The Executive Committee issued a statement calling the nature of the doctrine, “fundamentally opposed to the gospel of Jesus.”

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World Council of Church expresses concern for Tanah Papua

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee recently issued a statement expressing concern over the escalation of violence in Tanah Papua, Indonesia. They urged the Indonesian authorities to stop the killings of civilians at the hands of armed forces and protect the rights of Papuan people.

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Art that’s a Matter of Life and Death

While individual works of art can often invite contemplation of invisible forces, an exhibition that asks all its participating artists to consider some of life’s biggest questions is a rather  rare encounter. This is exactly what occurs each year in the Stations of the Cross exhibition, when some of Western Australia’s finest visual arts talent is asked to provide a personal  interpretation of the age old religious narrative that lies at the heart of the Easter tradition. Continue reading

Lenten Studies – week 2

Trinity North Uniting Church, in conjunction with Rev Prof Bill Loader and local Anglican congregations, is offering a series of Lenten Studies in the book of Mark. This will also be excellent for all those unable to attend the sessions that Bill is leading at Wembley Downs.
They will be held each Wednesday evening from 7.30–9.00pm at St Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Church, 19 Forest Hill Drive, Kingsley followed by fellowship and refreshments. This week they will be looking at Mark on Scripture. For more info visit http://www.tnuca.org.au.  

Lenten Studies

Trinity North Uniting Church, in conjunction with Rev Prof Bill Loader and local Anglican congregations, is offering a series of Lenten Studies in the book of Mark. This will also be excellent for all those unable to attend the sessions that Bill is leading at Wembley Downs.
They will be held each Wednesday evening from 7.30–9.00pm at St Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Church, 19 Forest Hill Drive, Kingsley followed by fellowship and refreshments. This week they will be looking at the Good News According to Mark. For more info visit http://www.tnuca.org.au.  

Lenten Studies – week 3

Trinity North Uniting Church, in conjunction with Rev Prof Bill Loader and local Anglican congregations, is offering a series of Lenten Studies in the book of Mark. This will also be excellent for all those unable to attend the sessions that Bill is leading at Wembley Downs.
They will be held each Wednesday evening from 7.30–9.00pm at St Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Church, 19 Forest Hill Drive, Kingsley followed by fellowship and refreshments. This week they will be looking at An Evening with Herod the Great. For more info visit http://www.tnuca.org.au.  

Lenten Studies – week 4

Trinity North Uniting Church, in conjunction with Rev Prof Bill Loader and local Anglican congregations, is offering a series of Lenten Studies in the book of Mark. This will also be excellent for all those unable to attend the sessions that Bill is leading at Wembley Downs.
They will be held each Wednesday evening from 7.30–9.00pm at St Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Church, 19 Forest Hill Drive, Kingsley followed by fellowship and refreshments. This week they will be looking at Mark on Miracles. For more info visit http://www.tnuca.org.au.  

Lenten Studies – week 5

Trinity North Uniting Church, in conjunction with Rev Prof Bill Loader and local Anglican congregations, is offering a series of Lenten Studies in the book of Mark. This will also be excellent for all those unable to attend the sessions that Bill is leading at Wembley Downs.
They will be held each Wednesday evening from 7.30–9.00pm at St Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Church, 19 Forest Hill Drive, Kingsley followed by fellowship and refreshments. This week they will be looking at Mark on Being Human and Being God.
For more info visit http://www.tnuca.org.au.