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Six weeks of Dwelling in Prayer

With just six weeks before the 16th Assembly, Uniting Church members across the country are invited to join together in prayer. Each week a new prayer will be offered, often in languages other than English. 

In our Week 1 Prayer, President-elect Rev Sharon Hollis leads us into prayer for all who are preparing for the 16th Assembly and all its members as they seek to become a community of discernment - wise, open, curious and alert to the movement of the Spirit. 

Being Young and Christian

From its inauguration the Uniting Church has affirmed the gifts and voices of young people shaping our life and mission.
As we finish our series reflecting on what makes up the Identity of the Uniting Church, we share this story from New Times magazine, written by UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer on her conversations around the country with young people in the Uniting Church about what the UCA means to them. 

Inspired preaching

Close to 300 people from around the country delved into what makes inspired and creative preaching as part of the inaugural PreachFest held from 1-3 June. Watch the sermon shared by Assembly National Consultant Rev Charissa Suli on what it means to preach the Good News when your heart is full of fear or grief. 

Lessons from COVID-19 for the Climate Emergency

A new resource from the Synod of South Australia explores connections between two crises that have and continue to pose drastic change and threat to life on earth: the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. It includes a series of videos with questions for discussion. 

WCC Anti-Racism Workshop

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Council for World Mission, are presenting an online ecumenical event Anti-racist in Christ? Ecumenical Christian Repentance, Reflection and Action on Racial Discrimination and Xenophobia. Join the daily webinars from 14-17 June.

Volunteers bring hope to bushfire-affected farmers

Frontier Services and corporate partners NRMA sent 14 volunteers to provide much-needed assistance on 5 properties in the Snowy Monaro region of NSW that were devastated by the 2020 bushfires.
One farmer shares what it meant to have practical support after a difficult time. 
Register to volunteer or donate:

Digital and Social Media Specialist - Synod of Queensland

The Synod of Queensland is seeking a Digital and Social Media Specialist to join a close-knit marketing team, to manage and implement integrated digital and social media activities across the life of the church in Queensland.
Management Accountant - Wayside Chapel, Sydney

The Wayside Chapel in Sydney is seeking a qualified Management Accountant to be part of a collaborative Finance team, focused on reporting and providing invaluable support to the organisation’s leaders.
  • The leading of the Spirit and God's blessing for the 16th Assembly meeting and all members as they begin their preparation and discernment.
  • The bold leadership needed to address the climate crisis.  
  • Members of the Uniting Church's Tongan National Conference around the country who will gather to worship together both online and in-person on Sunday.
  • The Uniting Church National History Conference to be held this weekend.
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