Last Sunday, the 22nd November, there was a special service at Yirrkala. This was the recognition of Rev Orient Kupu as a Supply Minister at Yirrkala UCA as well as the commissioning of Pastor Graham, Pastor Sam and Pastor Teilulu for Yirrkala UCA congregation – a ministry of NRCC. The service was attended by Land Owners, various organization representatives, congregation members and the whole community.
The service was so moving and spirit-filled with the involvement of children, women, men with song
I would like to inform you of the direction of the Chief Health Officer of the NT Government, a direction mostly about contract tracing and COVID-19 safety supervisors, that will take effect on 30 November 2020.
I urge you to become familiar with the requirements detailed in this letter, as taken from the NT Government website and the relevant CHO draft direction and ensure that you and others adhere to them.
From Monday 30 November 2020, each premises within our Church MUST record
Moderator’s Pastoral Note
Dear members of Northern Synod,
It is with a sad heart to share with you the news that John McMillan, father of Stuart McMillian has passed away this morning at 6 NSW/ACT time.
I was spending time with Stuart, Rose, and others during our prayer meeting when Stuart received the news that his father had suffered from a heart attack. Stuart flew to Sydney yesterday afternoon to be by his father’s side. Together with his brother, they spent time talking
October 22 marks the second anniversary of the National Apology to Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.
This pre-recorded service is designed to help congregations and faith communities to mark the anniversary.
Order of service/Liturgy:
The Uniting Church, a predominantly western oriented
Church is increasingly becoming multi cultural where
people from non western cultures bring their faith culture
and a theology/theologies mostly influenced by western
Christendom. This seminar will resource participants
to re imagine Church and Theology from a non western
perspective. The Seminar consists of an Address by
Dr Randy Woodley followed by group discussion and a
plenary where participant will engage directly with Dr Randy Woodley.
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(Originally posted on New Times Online, July 2020)
I rose early this morning. The sun is rising over Lee Point in Darwin. The salt water laps on the sand and the curlews are still calling. There is a smouldering camp fire with an early morning billy, but most of the ‘long-grass’ campers are still rolled up in their sheets. There is a stillness, a peacefulness, a calmness, that invites reflection and remembering.
Is it the stories of my grandmother whose life was