Multi/Cross Cultural News

The National Multicultural Womens Conference will be held on 4-5 November at Parramatta NSW. It is organised by Settlement Services International (SSI) and the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) and there is a powerful lineup of speakers.


Monday, 25 September 2017

Gathered in joy as God’s people

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.

In the heart of Adelaide, about 30 young vibrant leaders of Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds from across the Uniting Church came together for the first time.

Monday, 08 May 2017

Faithful witness to Christ

“Be a witness in your family! Be a witness in your church! And be a witness in your community!” This was the striking challenge from Moderator of the Northern Synod Rev. Thresi Mauboy at the opening devotion of the 2017 Indonesian National Conference held last weekend in Perth.

She spoke of the importance of making sure that the words we say and the actions we undertake are consistent especially in our personal lives and within our family circle.

The Easter story binds together Christians everywhere across the global Church but there are many rich and varied ways of celebrating Jesus’ death and rising.  

Uniting Church members in Sydney recently attended a workshop ‘Easter through Middle Eastern eyes’ exploring how Easter is observed in the UCA ‘s different cultures.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Next Gen Leaders Rise Up

When Noah Kim speaks about the future of the Uniting Church, he exudes energy and optimism.

The 28-year-old Korean-born Pastor is the Multi Cross Cultural Next Generation Project Officer for the Queensland Synod, a role dedicated to building leadership, fellowship and faith among young church members from different cultures.

The Crossways Uniting Church community in Perth became the latest Cross Cultural Church with over 30 members of the Methodist Church in Fiji formally welcomed in a service of belonging.

Friday, 23 December 2016

A Multicultural Christmas

Christmas may be the most exciting season on the liturgical calendar.

Monday, 05 December 2016

A Year of Helping Refugees

Bankstown District Uniting Church in Sydney’s south are looking back on a year of action, a year of helping refugees and asylum seekers in the local community.

Pastor Moses Leith asks for your help to raise funds for those afflicted in South Sudan.

The fundraiser will be hosted by the South Sudanese Nuer Faith Community in QLD on Saturday 6 August. 

Over 350 people attended the UCA’s Fijian National Conference (FNC) at scenic Mt Tamborine in the Gold Coast hinterland from 7-10 July.

The Conference, hosted by Fijian congregations within the Synod of Queensland,  drew participants from all around Australia and from Fiji itself.

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