The Assembly has produced a prerecorded worship service to mark the 2nd anniversary of the National Apology to Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse in Institutions. Congregations and faith communities are encouraged to mark this solemn occasion by sharing the service with appropriate provision for pastoral care. For those wishing to conduct their own service, a liturgy is also available.
In the lead up to Children's Week 2020, the National Safe Church Unit will stream a webinar on Wednesday 21 October to support people across the Uniting Church who are engaging with children and young people online.
The Uniting Church National History Society recently held a webinar on Churches' response to redress arising out of the Child Abuse Royal Commission. Panellists UCA Redress Ltd National Director Sarah Lim, Prof Shurlee Swain of ACU, Dr Janice McRandal of Wesley Mission Qld, and Qld barrister Melia Benn held an extensive discussion on redress in the UCA and broader global contexts with UCNHS President Associate Prof Glen O'Brien.