Government, the community sector and business all have important roles to play in ensuring all Australians have the means and opportunity for a decent life, supported by a healthy economy, UnitingCare Australia National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds says. Continue reading
UnitingWomen 2014 is a conference for women who share a faith in Jesus Christ.The vision is a Christ-centred gathering, where women of all walks of life can meet in friendship. It is a place for learning, worship, sharing wisdom. It is a place to reflect on God’s word and a place to stand up for justice, a place for seeking the deeper story.
Keynoting the conference is Rev Nadia Bolz-Weber, founder of the House of All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colorado. Her writing are found in Christian Century, The Lutheran Magazine, and Patheos. Her latest book Pastrix, the Crank, Beautiful Faith of sinner and Saint (http://www.pastrix.com) was published in September 2013.
UnitingWomen 2014 will be held 12-14 September 2014 at MLC School, Sydney NSW. Check out more details at http://unitingwomen.org.au/
Rev Prof Andrew Dutney, president of the Uniting Church in Australia, gives his Christmas message, reflecting on the many journey’s of Christmas, and wishing all a safe, happy and blessed season. Continue reading
Progressive theologian and writer Val Webb is coming to Perth in April 2014 to speak on adventures in faith and where they might be leading. Continue reading
The fourth annual Multicultural Christmas Celebration was held over the weekend in what Rev Dr Emanuel Audisho says was a joyous event. Emanuel is the Multicultural Ministry Consultant for the Uniting Church in Western Australia. Continue reading
With bright smiles and shared friendship, residents, families, staff and guests celebrated the opening of a new sensory garden at Juniper St Andrew’s in Balcatta today.
Juniper chief executive, Vaughan Harding, said the Serenity Garden was an inviting, fresh space that is bringing enjoyment and benefits to many people at the much loved care facility which provides specialised dementia care for 30 of its 75 residents. Continue reading
The Grattan Institute’s report, Shock to the system, released today reflects the growing level of concern expressed by their clients over the past decade about the impact of energy prices on household budgets, UnitingCare Australia National Director Lin Hatfield Dodds says. Continue reading
Trinity Learning Centre’s (TLC) class of 2013 are celebrating as a number of students graduated from their studies recently. TLC, run by UnitingCare West and supported by a range of groups including Uniting Church in the City, Trinity Perth, and Como-Manning Uniting Church, is a school for young mums who are committed to completing their high school studies. Continue reading
The Uniting Church in Australia mourns the passing of the late Nelson Mandela.
The Uniting Church in Australia Assembly President, Rev. Prof Andrew Dutney, has expressed his gratitude for Mandela’s extraordinary life of service. Continue reading
UnitingJustice Australia, the national social justice policy and advocacy unit of the Uniting Church in Australia, has condemned the Government’s latest proposed changes to the treatment of asylum seekers as policies of punishment and deliberate cruelty. Continue reading