Uniting Church President Dr Deidre Palmer has joined Frontier Services staff on a visit to drought-stricken areas of outback New South Wales.
Dr Palmer and Frontier Services National Director Jannine Jackson made a pastoral call to three farms around Tottenham and Nyngan with Bush Chaplain Rev. Phill Matthews who is caring for farm families facing the worst drought conditions on record.
Frontier Services has welcomed a new Bush Chaplain with a special induction service.
Pastor Cain Hartigan's new mission will take in the Cunnamulla Burke and Wills Remote Area.
Frontier Services volunteers from far and wide converged on Cobar to lend a helping hand and lift the community’s spirit.
Jannine Jackson has been appointed as the new National Director of Frontier Services.
Ms Jackson comes to the National Director’s role with extensive experience in fundraising and marketing in the faith and non-profit sectors, both in New South Wales and nationally.
Take a trip up the Bill O’Brien Way to Lightning Ridge and you’ll be greeted by an avenue of trees planted by a team of Frontier Services Outback Links volunteers.
Members of Frontier Services’ community recovery volunteer program, Outback Links, have returned from a successful first group trip to Longreach, Qld.
There were many firsts on this trip - the first time in Longreach with a big team of volunteers, and the first time partnering with Qantas and RACQ.
The Uniting Church Adult Fellowship (UCAF) is gathering in food, fun and fellowship for their National Celebration in Geelong this week - sharing stories and spending time in worship.
Longreach in Queensland is currently suffering through its worst drought in living memory – the conditions are devastatingly dry and there is no end in sight.
With your help this May, Frontier Services and Outback Links will take 19 engineers, six tradies and eight support crew to drought-stricken Longreach for one week to make a lasting impact on the community.
The Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) that met in Sydney from 20-23 March has made several key decisions to support the provision of remote area ministry through Frontier Services.
“Since the transition of Frontier Services’ aged care services to ARRCS and Juniper last year the Assembly has been investigating better, more sustainable ways to support remote area ministry,” said Uniting Church President Rev. Prof. Andrew Dutney.