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Uniting Church in Australia immediate past President Stuart McMillan will begin a new role with the National Assembly as Assembly Consultant Covenanting on 1 September 2018.
The Assembly Standing Committee has approved the appointment of Mr Rob Floyd as the Associate General Secretary, Assembly Resourcing Unit.
Australians will pause on 25 April to remember the sacrifice of the ANZACs in the First World War.
One day before ANZAC Day, Armenians remember the martyrs of their nation, victims of a Genocide which took the lives of 1.5 million people in 1915. They also remember the ANZACs who saw the injustice suffered by victims of the Armenian Genocide and stopped to help them.
I acknowledge the traditional owners, and pay my respects to elders past and present.
I also acknowledge Rakel Dink and her family, Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Mr Greg Soghomonian of the ANCA and many other distinguished guests.
It is a great honour to join you today on behalf of the Uniting Church in Australia to honour the memory of Hrant Dink.
Elenie’s ministry at the Assembly began in January 2002 and she was inducted at Centenary Uniting Church in Parramatta on the 22nd of March.
It was a time when justice, peace and faith in humanity were extremely challenged around the world.
I would like to provide an update to retired members in the UCA Beneficiary Fund on our efforts to remediate the negative effects of recent superannuation changes affecting defined benefit members.
Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen …
I bring you greetings from the Uniting Church in Australia, and also from our President, Mr Stuart McMillan.
Where do you see signs of hope in and through the church?
What words of encouragement would you offer to us as we return to our home contexts and continue to engage in God’s mission in the world?
We are truly blessed in the Uniting Church with remarkable women leaders. This week I was blessed to commission the first woman to be the General Secretary of the Assembly, Colleen Geyer.