President-Elect Rev Sharon Hollis

July 13, 2018

Rev. Sharon Hollis will be the first ordained woman to lead the Uniting Church after being named as President-elect at the 15th Assembly.

Rev. Hollis, who is Moderator of the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, will be the third woman to occupy the President’s role.

I am humbled and I am grateful,” Rev. Hollis said after the announcement was met with a standing ovation in the Box Hill Town Hall.

Seeing people as Jesus sees them

Assembly members were invited to symbolically reflect on the brokenness of the world and ask for communal forgiveness.

More highlights on the 15th Assembly website.

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