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Moderator’s Easter Message 2022 – “RESILIENCE”

Here is the Moderator’s Easter Message for 2022.

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God bless you and your loved ones this Easter Season.

~ Tony

MODERATOR’S EASTER MESSAGE        APRIL 2022       “RESILIENCE”                           

How are you?  Are you well    ?

Nhamirri nhe?  Nhamirri nhuma?     Nyuntu

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Moderator’s letter – March 2022


We have a Peace Lily plant on our balcony.  Margie brought it home as a small plant about 4 years ago, I re-potted and fertilised it and it grew and grew and grew.  It gave us a beautiful flower; and a bit later another one; and then another one.  This big healthy plant looked like it was doing well . . . and then it just started to shrivel up and it eventually died. 

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Steve was one of our People. This is one of our stories

STEVE BRANDT                                                                                                     March  2022

The year was 1982.  The Darwin Young Adults group was doing a Theatre Restaurant as a fund-raiser.  We had practised for weeks.  On the night, we

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MODERATOR’S COMMENT – Do Justice, Love Kindness and Walk Humbly

(Thinking about Kumanjayi Walker and Constable Rolfe)             


I am feeling deeply distressed.  Many people have expressed their feelings of distress to me since yesterday’s ‘Not Guilty’ verdict.  I am compelled to comment.  So I write.

The verdict in the Rolfe trial regarding Kumanjayi Walker’s death, has raised emotions again and split public opinion.  My distress comes from thinking about Kumanjayi’s family and community; thinking about the Warlpiri

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Two New Pages for Northern Synod

We are happy to announce that there are two new pages on this website.

In the conversational and narrative style that he is known for, our Moderator, Rev Tony Goodluck, is writing a regular letter to the people of the Northern Synod and also sharing some stories of some of our people.

You can find these by clicking on the pages to the right.  One is called Moderator’s Letters and the other is called  Some of our Stories / Some of our

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Yanima is one of our people. This is one of our stories

YANIMA                                                                                                                      February 2022

It was November 2017, and I was in the Anangu-Pitjantjatjara-Yankuntjatjarra Lands (APY Lands).  In many places the roads

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