Displaying items by tag: Apwee Ting

Friday, 01 May 2020

UCA diversity shines in adversity

Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer and Rob Floyd and Rev Dr Apwee Ting from the Assembly Resourcing Unit staff held a videoconference catch-up with leaders of nine National Conferences within the UCA on 22 April 2020.

The meeting included leaders from our Fijian, Ibero-Latino, Middle East, Korean, Samoan, Tamil, Chinese, Tongan and Filipino National Conferences.

After opening the meeting, Deidre provided an update of the Church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and other work currently being undertaken by the Assembly.

Each National Conference leader shared from their own context in the midst of COVID-19.

Published in News
Tuesday, 02 October 2018

A Prayer for Palu and Donggala

The Assembly's Rev. Dr Apwee Ting has written a prayer in Indonesian and English for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that has devastated parts of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

Published in News
Tuesday, 07 November 2017

Together as one in the body of Christ

More than 90 people came together for the second Middle East National Conference of the Uniting Church held in Bankstown in south-western Sydney from 4-5 November.

Representing a range of countries including Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, people came to share in fellowship and worship, and to reflect on the theme, “Looking to the Future”.

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has welcomed the Senate’s decision not to change the Racial Discrimination Act.

“I applaud this decision, which sends a clear message that racist behaviour and racial discrimination are not acceptable in Australian society,” said Mr McMillan.

Published in News
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.

Thursday, 07 April 2016

Welcome Visitors

Uniting Church in Australia President Stuart McMillan has welcomed visitors from the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka (MCSL) and the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) at UnitingWorld's Sydney offices.

Published in News
Thursday, 11 February 2016

Doctrine matters

The Doctrine Working Group (DWG) met for two days in Melbourne in early February, welcoming our newest member, Rev. Jason Kioa.

Published in News
Thursday, 13 August 2015

Living life and faith cross culturally

Rev. Dr Apwee Ting found wonder in diversity from an early age.

“Growing up in Indonesia was such a happy time for me,” recalls the Uniting Church’s newest National Director.