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Always was, always will be
The Uniting Church website is hosting stories and worship resources that celebrate First Peoples' God-given relationship with the land for a rescheduled NAIDOC Week. Dr Deidre Palmer and Rev Mark Kickett have recorded a special encouragement to UCA members to mark this important week.

Blessed to be a blessing

The first Aboriginal woman ordained in South Australia, UAICC's Rev Denise Champion, is to receive an honorary doctorate from Adelaide College of Divinity.  

Called by God webinar - Part 2

In our second vodcast of President Deidre Palmer's recent Called by God webinar, we hear the call stories of Rev Mark Kickett, Rev Alistair Macrae, Rhanee Tsetsakos, Rev Radhika Sukumar-White, Rev Charissa Suli and Catherine Pepper.

Vale Rev Dr Noel Preston AM

The Uniting Church bids farewell to one of its great social justice champions today. Noel Preston's funeral will be livestreamed from West End Uniting Church in Brisbane at 1.30pm Qld time on Fri 30 October.

Time to Change Aged Care

The Aged Care Royal Commission has held its final public hearing. UnitingCare Australia National Director Claerwen Little says the time for change is now.

Ending violence in the Philippines

President Dr Deidre Palmer has written to the Philippines Ambassador in Australia and Foreign Minister Senator Marise Payne to express deep concern about human rights abuses in the Philippines.

Finding hope in Sabda dan doa

The COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne gave National Consultant, Rev Dr Apwee Ting, the opportunity to build a worldwide audience through WhatsApp. 

Youth leaders seek fruits of the spirit

The young leaders of Canterbury Uniting Church in Melbourne have adapted a Tongan tradition to uplift their friends in a week of worship. 

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IN PRAYER FOR:
  • All Uniting Church members who champion social justice. May we live up to the call of the late Rev Dr Noel Preston and keep social action and social ethics at the centre of our Christian discipleship. 
  • The people of Melbourne and Victoria, with thanks for their sacrifice for the nation in stopping the spread of COVID-19.
  • The victims of the terrorist attacks in Nice, France, their families and the people of France.    
  • Our sisters and brothers in Christ in the Philippines and their struggle for justice, as well as diaspora families in Australia as they protest against ongoing human rights abuses in their homeland.  
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