Ian Tozer facilitates a course introducing lay leaders to the art of preaching. Classes revolve around A Sermon Workbook: Exercises in the Art and Craft of Preaching Continue reading
How do faith communities foster lifelong growth in faith and discipleship? FED Stories is an opportunity for leaders to listen to and learn from one another in an environment of mutual encouragement and shared discovery. Continue reading
Are you connecting effectively with your communities? Are you thriving as a leader?
Find out and learn more at the training day with the people from the National Church Life Survey (NCLS) on Thursday, 10 April in Perth! Continue reading
A catalog of about 30 Continuing Education events in 2014 has been released by the Commission for Education for Discipleship and Leadership. In a letter, Bev Fabb, CEDAL chairperson , encouraged ministers to consider developing a Continuing Education Plan for the year based on courses availablee in WA, interstate and overseas. The listing was made in line with Assembly’s Season of Teaching and Learning. Details may be found in 2014 cont ed catalog (2). To register for CEDAL’s special events, please go to 2014 REGISTRATION special events or email Sophie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the Uniting Church in Australia begin a week of prayer and fasting for justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders today.
The week includes a public prayer vigil on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra at 10.30am tomorrow (Tuesday) morning. Individual congregations around the country are also conducting related services and activities, under the banner ‘A Destiny Together’, up until Sunday 23 March. Continue reading
Leaders of the Uniting Church across Australia have called for immediate action from state, territory and federal governments, after revelations that at least 30 Aboriginal Australians are being held in indefinite detention without trial or conviction.
“The predicament of Rosie Anne Fulton and others is nothing short of a national tragedy,” said Uniting Church in Australia President, Rev Prof Andrew Dutney in response to revelations on the ABC’s Lateline.
“A person who is unfit to stand trial belongs in care, not in a prison. This is an outrageous failure of our duty of care as a nation that we have allowed these most vulnerable people to languish in prisons without charge or conviction. Continue reading
Every congregation in the Presbytery of WA is being invited to participating in the Season of Teaching and Learning by taking up at least one study program in 2014. In a letter sent to Church Councils early March, Rev Bev Fabb, chairperson of the Commission for Education for Discipleship and Leadership (CEDAL), Continue reading
In a vibrant display of colour, Rev Narelle Collas was inducted into Carramar Uniting Church on Sunday 2 March.
Moderator-Elect of the Uniting Church in WA, Rev Steve Francis, delivered the service of the Word, speaking on being brave and bold. Continue reading
The Uniting Church in Australia has written to the Australian Government to offer sanctuary for all children without parents currently held on Christmas Island.
The Church’s offer was prompted by information that children without parents being detained on Christmas Island have been scheduled for imminent deportation to offshore facilities on Nauru. Continue reading