President Stuart McMillan has expressed solidarity with Australia’s African community in the wake of recent negative political and media commentary.
“Fear and negativity are such a blight on our public life. I find it deeply regrettable and offensive that some of our political leaders and media have begun the New Year by demonising a group of young African men,” said Mr McMillan.
South Sudanese members of the Uniting Church were united in faith and a joyful love of God at their national gathering in Melbourne over the weekend (22-24 September).
“First be Reconciled” (Matt 5:23-24) was the theme for the third South Sudanese National Conference of the Uniting Church which brought together more than 30 South Sudanese members from Brisbane and Adelaide and the Uniting Church communities in Melbourne.