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Re-Imagining Faith and Theology From a Non-Western Paradigm

September 16, 2020

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. 


Frontier Services – An Exciting New Opportunity!

July 8, 2020

We have some exciting news! Frontier Services is working with the Producers of Australia’s newest travel and adventure TV series to find cast members!

That’s right, we’re looking for people to undertake a life-changing 6-day journey in the first quarter of 2021… and star on national TV! Share this with your friends, family, work colleagues and social media pals and get set for the adventure of a lifetime! BONUS: net proceeds from this award-winning TV project will support Frontier Services.

The trip,

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Uniting Women – Reshaped by COVID-19

July 7, 2020

 

(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

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Update

July 6, 2020

3rd July 2020

From the Moderator

There were two questions Jesus asked His disciples: “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” and “what do you say, who is that person?”. These two questions help us to understand different realities. Jesus does not need our answer to the first question as they are merely comparing Him to John the Baptist, Elijah or Jeremiah. Jesus instead requires an answer the second question. He asks all of us who are currently serving Him

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Update

June 30, 2020

From the Moderator

 “12. In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. 13. I ask you, therefore, not to be discouraged because of my sufferings for you, which are your glory.” Ephesians 3:12-13

God sent Paul to preach the truth and the mystery of God that he had obtained both personally and through his fellowship even though he was a persecutor of the followers of Christ. Paul carried it out with all his heart.

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Uniting Church in Australia 43rd Anniversary

June 21, 2020

From the Moderator

UNITING CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA 43RD ANNIVERSARY

21st June 2020

Greetings in the name of Christ,

God calls His people to come into fellowship with Him, this call is understood as a concrete manifestation of his task to bring humanity into salvation from the first coming of Jesus to his second. So, the task the church has been called to carry out is not by the church’s own will, but a task that has been entrusted to the church by God.

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Show your support

June 12, 2020

This week UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer and the Interim Chairperson of the National UAICC Pastor Mark Kickett, met to reflect on recent events, the issues in Australia and the ways church members can address these in the short and longer term.

“Together we grieved Aboriginal deaths in custody that continue, despite the Royal Commission that happened 30 years ago,” said Dr Palmer.

“We spoke about pastoral support for people in prison, and their families and friends.

“We spoke about ongoing effects of

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