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Our Journey with Jesus to Jerusalem

Today on Ash Wednesday we enter the season of Lent, a time to refocus, reflect and refresh. UCA President Dr Deidre Palmer offers this Lenten prayer, inviting us to journey with Jesus in his suffering and look toward the transforming hope of the resurrection.

Standing Up for older Australians 

UnitingCare Australia has joined more than 1000 aged care providers calling for the transformation needed in Australia’s aged care system ahead of the Royal Commission's final report. Add your voice by signing the petition. 

The UCA in 100 words or less

We want to hear your voice and your insights as we consider the challenges the Uniting Church faces in the next five years, and the strengths we have as a church to face them. Don't miss the opportunity to join the conversation about our Act2.

Building Bridges Between Faiths

A coalition of young adults from different religions has launched a new charter of principles and commitments for how we live together as people of different faiths.

Register now for the President's Conference

Secure your spot for Called by God 2 - Dr Deidre Palmer's second President's Conference to take place in April in Adelaide. Check out newly released details, including speakers and a draft program.

Saying No to violence

President Dr Deidre Palmer writes in New Times magazine highlighting the whole-of-Church responsibility to act against Domestic and Family Violence and ensure our churches are places of peace, safety and affirmation.

Take the Lent Event 40-day challenge

It starts today! Give something up or take up something new and donate what you can to bring hope and healing around the world.

Adventure All Stars

Meet the four individuals who've signed up for a starring role on the next 'Adventure All-Stars' TV series by first raising $10,000 for Frontier Services. Donations go to providing practical, pastoral and spiritual care for people living in remote Australia.

Find Resources for Lent

Have you seen the Assembly's new portal for resources? You can search for all kinds of resources, including a number of liturgical resources for Lent. Take a personal tour of the database with Assembly National Consultant Rev Lindsay Cullen.

Immersive worship resource

Uniting Church educator and resource worker Dr Craig Mitchell has compiled a 180 page collection of prayers, guided meditations, drama scripts, original songs, blessings, and multi-sensory worship ideas for a range of settings and age groups. 

Bush Chaplain

The Presbytery of Gippsland, in association with Frontier Services, is seeking a Bush Chaplain to offer spiritual care for communities recovering from the 2019-20 bushfires in regional Victoria. Email pastoral.ucagipps@gmail.com for more details on the placement.

Banora Point Uniting Church Minister - South Moreton Presbytery

The Banora Point Uniting Church just south of the NSW/QLD border is looking for a Minister for the congregations and faith communities within its bounds. Contact South Moreton Presbytery.

JOIN US
IN PRAYER FOR:
  • An enriching season of Lent, drawing us closer to the Spirit of Christ.
  • Older Australians: that they receive quality and compassionate care when they need it and that our policy-makers are emboldened to make the structural changes needed in the aged care system.
  • The relationships we have with people of other faiths and our work together seeking the common good. 
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