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Advent Singalong - Getting Louder
It's Advent 3 and more UCA members are singing their hearts out to Tell A Story of Hope. We hope that you can sing along with friends of the Assembly Transforming Worship Circle, whether you're worshipping face-to-face, at home or just to remind yourself of the loving community of faith around you.

End of 2020 Pastoral letter

UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer has written to Uniting Church members, thanking them for bearing witness to the light of Christ through a difficult year.  

Describe the UCA in 100 words or less

Who do you say we are? "A voice of challenge and change in the political and cultural landscape of Australian society" or "an institution stuck in the past, tied to outdated structures and ways of being church". Take the Assembly's Act2 Survey and tell us in your words what the UCA should look like in the future.

President's 2020 Christmas Message

From next week UCA congregations and faith communities will be able to download Dr Deidre Palmer's 2020 Christmas video message. Click through and bookmark the link on our Vimeo page, and we'll let you know as soon as it's ready.  

Easier Access to Assembly Resources 

From this weekend, more than 40 years of Uniting Church Assembly resources will be available on an easily searchable online platform.

2021 Day of Mourning Resource 

On the Sunday before Australia Day, Uniting Church congregations across the country hold worship services to lament the effect of invasion and colonisation upon First Peoples. The resource for the 2021 Day of Mourning is now available.

#16 Days are over, but the struggle against violence goes on

National Consultant Rev Charissa Suli offers a final word and prayer to bring to a close #16Days of activism against gender-based violence. 

Pacific Church leaders look ahead to 2021

Dr Deidre Palmer joined Pacific Conference of Churches' leaders early in December to reflect on how churches are responding compassionately to the social, economic, health and spiritual impacts of the global pandemic across our region.

Recover Better - Stand up for Human Rights

10 December was World Human Rights Day, and advocates want human rights to be central in shaping our post-COVID world. Earlier this year the Assembly worked with Synods and Agencies to produce a blueprint for a just recovery. 

UnitingCare echoes call for permanent raise to JobSeeker

UnitingCare Australia joins Anglicare Australia, Catholic Social Services Australia, and the Salvation Army in again calling for the Federal Government to make permanent the increase to the rate of the JobSeeker payment.

2021 is calling

The President's Conference - Called by God - will take place in Adelaide from 29 Apr- 2 May 2021. Reserve your place now. For a taste of some of the great speakers watch the Called by God webinars on the Uniting Church Vimeo channel.

WCC 2020 Christmas Message

In the most difficult days of history, Christians have time and again found consolation and hope during the Christmas season, says World Council of Churches Interim General Secretary Rev Prof Ioan Sauca in his 2020 Christmas message.

A very Frontier Christmas

Last chance to order before Christmas! These beautiful cards designed by Frontier Services' Bush Chaplain Julia Lennon from Oodnadatta capture the heart of Australia. $12 for a pack of ten.

Christmas is coming

Target's annual appeal supporting UnitingCare Australia is up and running. Help make Christmas a better day for thousands of people and families who might otherwise go without.

A world of difference

UnitingWorld's Christmas catalogue of ethical gifts has a huge range of presents that fight poverty and build hope. 

  • The ever-growing number of sick and dying people around the world in the COVID-19 pandemic, those who care for them, and for those who mourn. May they be comforted.
  • Church members and leaders in Australia and across our region as we seek to bear witness to the light of Christ in a darkened world.
  • A world free from gender-based violence.
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