Uniting Church women and men were among thousands of people who took part in the March4Justice this week calling for an end to violence against women. UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer affirms their call for justice and meaningful change.
Ahead of Harmony Day 2021, the National Safe Church Unit shares a new set of posters sharing the Principles of a Child Safe UCA, now available in eight languages - Chinese, English, Fijian, Korean, Indonesian, Niuean, Portuguese and Spanish.
Today UnitingCare Australia's National Director Claerwen Little joined others in Parliament House calling for a permanent increase to JobSeeker to enable people to meet their needs and live with dignity. The Government recently announced they would lift the rate by a wafer-thin $3.60 per day. It follows months of advocacy by UnitingCare, including a submission to the Senate Inquiry.
The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) met online from 12-14 March. Among other business, the ASC was updated on plans for the 16th Assembly in July, a new task group on Church in the Digital Age and approved an extension to arrangements for online Holy Communion until November 2021.
COVID-19 cases are rising uncontrolled in Papua New Guinea, putting thousands at risk. UnitingWorld provides an update on the work of the United Church in Papua New Guinea (UCPNG) to provide critical public health advocacy on COVID-19 and vaccines as well as clean water, sanitation and hygiene.
Every year on Palm Sunday, people march together calling for justice for refugees and people who are seeking asylum. Check out the details for events across the nation and let us know if you'll be there so others can join you.
Frontier Services Bush Chaplain in Pilbara region of WA Rev John Dihm shares why 2020 has been his most difficult 12 months as a Bush Chaplain, as people come to grips with the lingering effects of drought, bushfire and isolation.
Presbytery Minister (Mission)
Uniting Church WA
The Uniting Church in WA is seeking expressions of interest for a Presbytery Minister (Mission) who will be working to resource, support and enable efficient implementation of the Presbytery’s mission-focused strategic goals.
Royal Melbourne Hospital
A unique opportunity is available for a chaplain who would like to use their passion for chaplaincy and strong pastoral and spiritual skills at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, City campus.
IN PRAYER FOR:
First Nations People as we mark Close the Gap Day on 18 March - for support and funding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led solutions that end inequality and allow First Peoples to live out their right to self-determination.
Women who have experienced sexual violence and harassment.
The people of PNG and frontline workers responding to the surging number of COVID-19 cases.