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Happy Ascension Day

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8

The task of this mission is getting harder. There are many challenges, but we need not be afraid, anxious, and doubtful. Because when Jesus sends you out to carry his mission, it is always a guarantee. He is with us to the end of time. We

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Moderator’s Appeal – Cyclone Seroja

On the 4th of April during Easter Day, Nusa Tenggara Timor was hit by Tropical cyclone Seroja. It damaged most of cities in the area including Sabu Raijua, Rote, Adonara Flores, Bena, Kupang as well as areas in East Timor. The cyclone destroyed a lot of properties including the churches.  

The Evangelical Protestant Church in West Timor has had a long relationship with the Northern Synod through the NRCC in the Bible Translation Unit. However big or small our

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Moderator Easter Message 2021

Easter Reflection 2021.

For the second time we celebrate Easter still in an atmosphere of uncertainty due to the pandemic. In the past year, we had to celebrate in our respective homes with an atmosphere full of sorrow, but full of hope in Christ, the Lamb of Passover. The hope that, “because He lives, there is a tomorrow” surrounds us even in this year.  

When faced with fear and sorrow, Mary Magdalene, the first to go to Jesus’ tomb, grew saddened

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16th Assembly will be online

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID, the Assembly Standing Committee has passed the decision to hold the 16th Assembly online. 

READ MORE: https://uniting.church/16th-assembly-goes-online/

What is COVID?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious and contagious disease. 

Most people who fall sick with COVID-19 will experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment.

HOW IT SPREADS

The virus that causes COVID-19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or exhales. These droplets are too heavy to hang in the air,

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Passing of Rev Dr Colin Ford & Rob Boss

My wife and I are long-term members of the John Flynn Church in Alice Springs.

We were saddened recently to hear of the loss of two men who have contributed so much to the Church in the Northern Territory over many years. We refer to Rev Dr Colin Ford and Rev Dr Rob Bos. As we have not seen a recent minute from Darwin, we wondered if the Synod was aware of their passing.

Colin Ford was the second minister of the

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