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Palm Sunday Peace March

Refugees – Justice – Environment

On Sunday 9 April there will be a Peace march commencing at 5.00 pm, commencing from the southern end of Esplanade Park, Darwin City, and marching to the northern end.

Bring a picnic!     Add Palms!

Supporters of the Peace March are #bringthemhere, #climatejustice, #nofracking, #humanrights, #globallivingwage, Lock the Gate, the Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum, the Uniting Church in Australia – Northern Synod, Unions NT, Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network and the Environment Centre of

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Royal Commission Hearing

Senior representatives from the Uniting Church in Australia appeared before the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse on Friday 10 March.  UCA was represented by the President Stuart McMillan, the Assembly’s General Secretary Colleen Geyer and the Queensland Synod General Secretary Rev Heather den Houting.

A report of the testimony given to the Royal Commission is available here.

The transcript of the President’s apology on behalf of the Church is available here.


Ecumenical Taize Service

The Ecumenical Taize Service will now be held weekly, starting from Tuesday 7 March.

When:  Every Tuesday Night at 7.30pm
Where:  Nightcliff Uniting Church, 21 Cummins Street, Rapid Creek

Taize is a candle-lit sung meditation, including prayer, chant and song

Contact Rev Basil Schild on 0421 378 907 for further information.

All Welcome!

 


Joan Stott UCAF Bursary

Are you under 35 years of age?
Are you undertaking leadership or theological studies?

If you answered yes to these questions you are eligible to apply for a Joan Stott UCAF Bursary.

The Uniting Church Adult Fellowship Committee may award up to two Bursaries each calendar year, each to the value of $1,5000, to assist those who care committed to, or who already are, studying in the field of leadership or theology within the ethos of the Uniting Church. The bursary will be

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World Day of Prayer

The members of the Lutheran Church in the Top End have sought to gather together on the World Day of Prayer. This day of worship and prayer for a community or country that is struggling has been shared with Christians throughout the Church. It was also celebrated in Darwin as an ecumenical event up until 2011.

The World Day of Prayer 2017 host country will be the Philippines and the theme, prepared by the women, is Am I Being Unfair to

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Assembly Positions Vacant

The Uniting Church has a number of positions available within its Assembly.

Applications are sought for a National Director, Frontier Services; Associate General Secretary, Assembly Resourcing (1 position); and National Consultancy, Assembly Resourcing (3 positions).

Please click on relevant link for full details about the positions.


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