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Thursday, 26 March 2009

UCA Minister appointed NCCA General Secretary

Rev Tara CurlewisThe UCA welcomes the news that the Reverend Tara Curlewis, an ordained Minister in the Uniting Church, has been appointed General Secretary of the National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA).

Tara is the 3rd General Secretary of the NCCA, taking over the role from Rev John Henderson, Principal of the Australian Lutheran College.

She takes on the position with a wealth of knowledge. Ordained in Sydney in 1994, Tara is a long time supporter of the movement in Australia and overseas, and is currently the President of the NSW Ecumenical Council.

Her experience will aid her during her five year appointment as NCCA General Secretary, working alongside member and observer Churches, managing the day to day operations of the Council and representing it in a number of public settings from 1 May 2009.

The Uniting Church fully supports Tara and the NCCA, and will continue to work as a member Church to extend friendship to Christ’s people and promote the unity he willed for his Church.