Shared Pastoral Statement from UCA President and Moderators – Australian Bushfire Crisis

January 15, 2020

God’s grace and peace be with you.

The bushfire emergency that has unfolded across our nation in these past weeks is unprecedented in its scale and the devastation caused.

As President and Moderators of the Uniting Church in Australia, in addition to our earlier communications, we offer this Pastoral Letter to our Uniting Church members and communities across our nation as an expression of our shared grief, our deep gratitude to those involved in the incredible emergency response and our commitment to

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Magazine Feedback

January 9, 2020

Hello everyone! 

The Northern Synod News has been the one of the main sources of information in the Northern Synod for a long time. As we move forward as a synod, we would like to hear your feedback on how the magazine affects you, so if you could take two minutes out of your day it would be greatly appreciated. You can do so by clicking the link below:

Thank you! 

Liusem Mauboy

 Communications, Northern Synod


Moderators Nominating Committee

January 7, 2020

3rd January, 2020

Greetings Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

The members of the Moderator Nominating Committee (MNC) have been endorsed by the Synod Standing Committee (SSC): Ps Yurranydjil Dhurrkay, Dr Steve Bevis, Rev Michelle Cook and Stuart McMillan (Convenor). 


We ask you to join us to pray for the people with the gifts and graces for the ministry of Moderator.


A nominee for Moderator will be a person of deep personal faith, a person of prayer and open to the Holy Spirit’s leading.
A nominee

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Moderator Christmas Message

December 16, 2019

Moderator Christmas Message 2019

~ Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. 11) Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is Christ” the Lord. 12) This will be a sign to you; you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” ( Luke 2:10-12)

When I chose this text for reflection this Christmas, I asked whether or not the

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2019 Christmas Services in the Darwin Region

December 10, 2019

Congregations across the Darwin area invite you to share with them in Christmas Services

Casuarina, 47 Vanderlin Drive, Wanguri
Christmas Eve – 6.00 pm
(Service at Karama UC)
Christmas Day – 9.00 am
Watch Night Service 31 December
11 pm – midnight
Darwin Memorial, 78 Smith Street, Darwin
Christmas Eve 7.00 pm
Christmas Day 9.30 am
Karama Indonesian, Koolinda Crescent, Karama
Christmas Eve 6.00 pm
Christmas Day 9.30 am
(Service at Casuarina UC)
New Years Eve – 6.30 pm
Living Water, Challoner Circuit, Humpty Doo
Christmas Day 10.00 am Service
Nightcliff, 21

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UnitingWorld Annual Report

December 5, 2019

Dear members of the Northern Synod

UnitingWorld has recently released their Annual Report which has been forward on behalf of Colleen Geyer, the Assembly General Secretary.

Please click on the words in red and it will take you to the link to access the annual report.


Casuarina Uniting Church Services

November 28, 2019

Please join with Casuarina Uniting Church for the following celebrations













Passing of Pastor Bill Hollingsworth

November 28, 2019

Please join with people across the Uniting Church to mourn the passing and celebrate the life of one of our great leaders, Pastor Bill Hollingsworth. In your prayers give thanks for his wise and gentle leadership from the beginning of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (UAICC), including his time as National Chairperson in the early 1990s. Pray for his family, for all the colleagues he served with and guided.

A letter from the national church is attached; it tells

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New multi-lingual Yolŋu Matha-Plain English Dictionary of Anatomy app

November 11, 2019

Please see the attached document for information on a new multi-lingual Yolŋu Matha-Plain English Dictionary of Anatomy app that will help Yolŋu and Balanda (non-Indigenous people) work together to improve health for Yolŋu.

Developed by ARDS Aboriginal Corporation, the Rumbalpuy Dhäwu Dictionary of Anatomy app contains audio and text definitions, pictures of anatomical parts, and associated pathologies and procedures in four different languages; Dhuwal, Dhaŋu, Dhuwala and Plain English.

Press Release – New free Yolŋu Matha – Plain English Dictionary of Anatomy

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