GOD IS WITH US – IN THE LIVING STORY – THROUGH THE LIVING WORD
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
The fourth Sunday in Advent falls on December the 24th this year. The Lectionary Readings include 2 Samuel 7: 1-11, 16 ‘God’s Covenant with David’ and Luke 1: 26-38 ‘The Birth of Jesus Foretold’. Two great stories of two unlikely candidates, being David the shepherd-boy-become-king; and Mary, the teenage mother of Jesus.
Perhaps the most remarkable thing in the lives of these two reasonably unremarkable
TRIBUTE TO MR G YUNUPINGU
As family and friends engage in ceremonies and protocols for an appropriate farewell for Mr G Yunupingu, the Uniting Church in Australia (Northern Synod) and the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress (Northern Region) add our words of respect and tribute to the great Yolŋu leader.
Click on the heading or link to read our tribute.
Moderator’s Pastoral Note_2023_0417_Mr G Yunupingu
MODERATOR’S EASTER MESSAGE 2023 ‘HOLD ON’
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Where do you go to refresh your soul? What do you do to get in touch with the deep parts of your inner being? Some of us like to walk; ’ find beautiful places in nature.
As I think about Easter this year I think about refreshment; I think about
Alice Springs Good Friday 7th April at 3pm
At the heart of the Uniting Church is a commitment to walk together with First Nations people in seeking justice. We seek to work and pray together as First and Second Peoples for more just, inclusive and equal relationships in the church and in this nation. Inspired by this commitment, we support a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament as an historic opportunity to recognise and honour First Nations people and to walk together as a nation toward
The 4th Biennial UCA History Conference will be held in Darwin from Thursday 24th August to Sunday 27th August 2023
Please see the attached flyer for more information and the registration details.
UCNHS CONFERENCE 2023-Event flyer
Alice Springs Christmas Day – Sun 25th 9.30am
THROUGH THE EYES OF THE SHEPHERDS December 2022
Dear Brothers and Sisters
Luke’s story of the birth of Jesus is very brief, just two verses in fact (Luke 1: 6-7):
We read that Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, and
6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him
CHANGE OF SEASON September / October 2022
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Today was hot in Darwin. I have been aware for a month or so that the weather was changing. The cool Dry Season is gone and in its place are balmy nights and warm days with slowly climbing humidity; not yet ‘build-up’ but heading in that direction. Yesterday some huge towers of fluffy clouds built throughout the day and today is just plain HOT!
The change of seasons is